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Oxley Residence (Oxley House)

Oxley Residences, Weetwood Road, Leeds, LS16 8HL

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The reception, launderette and fitness centre in this building is also for residents of the Self Catered Falts and Bardon Grange.
    • Oxley Residence Coach House Bar on the site is open to all residents and their guests.
    • To view the campus map or for information on how to get to the campus please click here.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Leeds.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Headingley.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the front and back of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user not at all.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The parking at the front of the building is reserved for staff and visitors.
    • The parking at the rear is for residents.
    • There is further parking available throughout the site.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 117cm (3ft 10in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open both ways.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 9m (29ft 6in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The reception desk is located to the left of the main entrance as you enter.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:00 - 10:00.
    • Monday 16:00 - 18:00.
    • Tuesday 08:00 - 10:00.
    • Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00.
    • Wednesday 08:00 - 10:00.
    • Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00.
    • Thursday 08:00 - 10:00.
    • Thursday 16:00 - 18:00.
    • Friday 08:00 - 10:00.
    • Friday 16:00 - 18:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Outside Access (Residents Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the quadrangle to the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Residents Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a medium step leading down into the quadrangle (shown in photograph 2).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the post area.
    • Photograph 2 shows the study.
    • Both are located just inside the main entrance.

Other Floors (Main Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the Hall Manager and Warden's flats, and flat 7.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are located just inside the main entrance.

Other Floors (Residents Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are flats 3-6.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are located at the rear of the building.

Accommodation

  • The establishment provides 0 adapted accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate adapted bathroom.
  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
  • There are standard rooms on other floors.
  • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
  • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
  • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
  • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
  • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Outside Access (Launderette Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building, facing the bar.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The launderette contains a washer and a dryer at the front.
    • The rest of the launderette is accessed by a deep, well marked step.
    • There is also a small launderette located on the far side of the Coach House Bar.
    • This is accessed by 2 medium steps.

Level Change (Launderette Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 106cm (3ft 6in).

Outside Access (Fitness Centre Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building, opposite the bar.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.

Level Change (Fitness Centre Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Fitness Suite (Fitness Centre)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located at the side of the building.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
  • Comments View
    • The fitness centre also contains a studio, shown in photograph 2.
    • There is no internal access to the fitness centre from the rest of the building, although it could be made available if requested.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 07:30 - 20:30.
    • Tuesday 07:30 - 20:30.
    • Wednesday 07:30 - 20:30.
    • Thursday 07:30 - 20:30.
    • Friday 07:30 - 20:30.
    • Saturday 08:30 - 17:30.
    • Sunday 08:30 - 17:30.

Outside Access (Music Rooms Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, opposite Oxley House.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This building contains rooms where students can practice playing musical instruments without disturbing anyone else.
    • The music rooms are on the ground floor of this building.

Level Change (Music Rooms Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no additional signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 30m (33yd) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the ground floor, and the rear, next to the door leading to the residents area.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 330cm (4ft 7in x 10ft 10in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 71cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a toilet with adapted facilities, including a lateral transfer space on the left in the shared bathroom area of flat 2 on the ground floor.
    • This could be used by residents and visitors of that flat.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.