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Trafalgar Hall

Middle Street, Portsmouth, Hants, PO5 4AY

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  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • This building contains student accommodation and facilities include a laundry room.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Middle Street)

  • 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 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Middle Street)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down from the road to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

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

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G - 14.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.


  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located opposite the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G - 14.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.


  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 1 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • The bed is 52cm (1ft 8in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 29cm (0ft 11in).
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 222cm x 150cm (7ft 3in x 4ft 11in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The height of the sink is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The type of shower controls used are twist/turn.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.
  • Comments View
    • In the kitchen, the measurement between the table and the floor is 67 cm.
    • In the standard rooms, the bed is 47 cm high, and the measurement between the bed and the floor is 27 cm. There is a deep step to access the en-suite bathroom.

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.