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Derby Hall, North Mossley Hill Road, Liverpool, L18 8BH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Sport Liverpool fitness suite, changing rooms.
  • Related link Derby Building.
  • Www.disabledgo.com.

Opening Times

  • Monday 15:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 15:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 15:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 15:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 15:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 15:00 - 22:00.
  • Sunday 15:00 - 22:00.
  • Comments View
    • Please note this Gym is manned by Sport Liverpool staff at the following times:
    • Monday to Friday 15:00 - 22:00
    • Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
    • Sunday 10:00 - 20:00.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front and side of the Derby Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Derby Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 5 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff, students and visitors.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Campus courtyard entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There is a barrier intercom system to access this parking. There is also a Blue Badge parking space with identical measurements next to the Core Q entrance at the side of the building.

Outside Access (Courtyard Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Derby Building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The intercom 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.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance was undergoing construction at time of visit.

Outside Access (Reception and Hub Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the left hand side of the courtyard.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a manual revolving door to the left of the accessible entrance.
    • There is an entrance on the lower ground floor at the rear of the building that gives access to the gym.

Reception (Main Reception)

  • The main reception is located to the left when entering via the main entrance.
  • The desk is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG and G.
    • The stairs are located to the rear of the hub in the Derby Building.
    • The stairs are approximately 8m from the Fitness Suite entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear of the Hub in the Derby Building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG and G.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.
  • The lift is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 207cm (3ft 6in x 6ft 9in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Entrance (Fitness Suite Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the lower ground floor of Core Q.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • There are air lock doors located to the left of the accessible entrance, the access width is 56cm.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written 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 good.
    • This building does play background music.
    • Music is played within the fitness suite.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the lower ground floor of the Derby Building.
    • The fitness suite is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the fitness suite entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • A portable hearing loop is available for induction.
    • Staff are trained to use the portable hearing loop.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There is not a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the left.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the entrance.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the gym.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 184cm x 370cm (6ft x 12ft 2in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; handrails, a dropdown rail, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head.
  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the fitness suite entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the accessible changing room.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 184cm x 370cm (6ft x 12ft 2in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • 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 an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the left of entering.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the fitness suite.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the standard changing rooms.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A female standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located within the standard toilets.
    • There is a male standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 7m from the fitness suite entrance.
    • 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.