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Glebe Court

Beaumont Hall, Stoughton Drive South, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 2NA

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Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Glebe Court is located in Oadby Student Village, off the A6 in south east Leicester.
    • Parking is available at Oadby Student Village for permit holders only.
  • By Bus View
    • Oadby Student Village is served by the number 80, 80A and AD1 buses at the Beaumont Hall bus stop on Stoughton Drive South.
  • By Train View
    • Oadby Student Village is approximately two and a half miles from Leicester Station, the city's main train station. Buses are available from the station to the village.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located to the right side of Block 1.
    • 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 signposted and have markings which are faded.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 253cm x 505cm (8ft 4in x 16ft 7in).
    • 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 12m (13yd 4in) from the Block 1.
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The dropped kerb between the car park and the building does not have tactile paving.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff, students and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Beaumont Hall car park.
    • The car park is located Knighton Grange Road.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Block A)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 155cm (5ft 1in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 2 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Block B)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 123cm (4ft).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 2 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Block C)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 151cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 2 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Block D)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 156cm (5ft 1in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 2 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Getting Around (Blocks A, B, C and D)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
    • There are 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 no directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Breakout Space(s) (Block A Ground Floor Kitchen)

  • Directional and locational signage for the room(s) is not available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the room(s) is not sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the room(s).
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • The door(s) for the room(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
  • There is not fixed furniture within the room(s).
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 67cm.
  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
  • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
  • The room does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • There is a kitchen. The height of the worktops is 92cm. There is a sink. The height of the sink is 93cm. The sink has lever mixer taps. There is a built-in cooker. The height of the top cooker control is 83cm. There is a built-in hob. The height of the top hob control is 94cm. There is a cooker hood. The height of the controls for the cooker hood are 162cm. There is a freestanding microwave. The height of the top control of the microwave is 100cm. There is a fridge/freezer. The height of the freezer handle is 112cm. The height of the fridge handle is 118cm.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar kitchens in all other blocks and on all floors.

Other Floors (Blocks A, B, C and D)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • The stairs are located ahead as you enter through the Block D entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 8m from the Block D entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to on the ground floor and on the first floor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • There are identical staircases in the same location in each block.

Accommodation (Block A Ground Floor Flat 1 Room E)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to Block A Ground Floor Flat 1 Room E.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was Flat 1, Room E.
    • Light switches are not within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
    • Rooms are located on the ground floor, in the corridors to the left and the right as you enter through the Block A entrance.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The room has a sink.
    • The sink is 81cm high.
    • The sink has separate hot and cold taps.
    • The taps are lever taps.
    • The room has a computer desk.
    • The height of the computer desk is 69cm.
    • The room has a height adjustable chair.
    • The chair does not have armrests.

Accommodation (Block D First Floor Flat 3 Room K)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to Block D First Floor Flat 3 Room K.
    • There is not level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was Flat 3, Room K.
    • Light switches are not within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do not have level access.
    • Rooms are located in the main corridors to the left and the right as you enter through the Block D entrance.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The room has a sink.
    • The height of the sink is 80cm.
    • The sink has separate hot and cold taps.
    • The taps are lever taps.
    • The room has a desk.
    • The height of the desk is 68cm.
    • The room has a chair.
    • The chair is height adjustable.
    • The chair does not have armrests.

Standard Shower (Block A, Ground Floor)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located on the ground floor of Block A, in the left hand corridor as you enter.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • The showers are accessed by a deep step created by the shower tray.
    • All other blocks have similar standard showers on the ground and upper floor.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s) (Block A Ground Floor Communal Toilets)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located in the shower room, on the ground floor of Block A, to the left as you enter.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 5m from the Block A entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 81cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • All other blocks have similar standard toilets on the ground and upper floor.