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15 University Road

University of Leicester, 15 University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RA

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Introduction

  • Ground floor - Offices and Staff Room Store
    1st floor - Rooms 101-107, Seminar Rooms D105 & 107 and the Standard Toilets.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges.
    • The car park is located off University Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 236cm x 481cm (7ft 9in x 15ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The dropped kerb between the car park and the building does not have tactile paving.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on University Road.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The parking on University Road is pay and display.

Outside Access

  • This information is for the entrance located in front of the building.
  • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
  • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
  • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • Entrance View
    • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically (away from you).
    • The doors are single.
    • The door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp is 122cm (4ft).
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
    • There are not doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows room 105.
    • Photograph 2 shows room 107.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the Museum Studies Centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the first floor.
    • There are female standard toilets facilities on the first floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the first floor.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.