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Department of Psychology Mushroom Lane Annexe

358/360 Mushroom Lane, Sheffield, S10 2TN

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Introduction

Getting Here

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park (Human Communications Sciences Building (Category B))

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of the building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Human Communications Sciences.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 485cm x 500cm (15ft 11in 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 Blue Badge holders and permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point in this car park.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the Human Communications Sciences building.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Human Communications Sciences building.
    • The nearest designated bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • 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 Human Communications Services.
    • The car park is located in front of the adjacent building.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Mushroom Lane.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 139cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A UCard is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • 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 double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 66cm (2ft 2in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • 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 single.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
    • There is a slight slope, with no handrails, for access to rooms to the right as you enter.
    • The width of the ramp is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • These slopes are shown in photographs 3 and 4.
    • There is/are 1 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to further rooms on the first floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • These steps are shown in photographs 9-11.
    • 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 high 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.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.
    • The stairs are located to the rear right as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 18m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • There are further stairs off the rear corridor.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are further rooms and offices.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located Human Communications Services.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located to the rear left of the building.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • The ambulant toilet does not have horizontal wall mounted grab rails.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 82cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • This toilet is signed as Disabled toilet.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The shared toilet is located to the rear right of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 16m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • 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 twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities 2 View
    • Baby change facilities are available in the shared toilets.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 75cm.