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St Michael's Building

White Swan Road, Portsmouth, Hants, PO1 2DT

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Access Guide

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Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 21:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 19:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Portsmouth.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Portsmouth and Southsea.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The convenient dropoff point is located on King Richard I Road
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Outside Access (White Swan Road)

  • 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 138cm (4ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (White Swan Road)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 14 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance requires a swipe card to open.
    • There is level access into this building via St Michael's Building Extension. Please see the separate detailed access guide for further information.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading between this building and the extension.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 142cm (4ft 8in).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B - 5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • 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 next to the stairs leading up from the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B - 5.
  • The lift is 55m (60yd) from accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 105cm x 136cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 6in).
  • 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 controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located on the first floor, next to the lifts.
    • The female toilets are 61m (67yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located in the basement, next to the lifts.
    • The male toilets are 61m (67yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are also standard ladies toilets available on the third and fifth floors.
    • There are also standard male toilets available on the second and third floors.
    • The adapted toilets are available in the St Michael's Extension Building, which is linked to this building. Please see the separate detailed access guide for further information.