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Hawley Building

Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 4ET

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Site/Campus Car Park (Hawley Building, Pitt Street - Category B)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off Pitt Street, adjacent to the Hawley Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Hawley 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 and signposted.
    • There is/are 1 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 500cm (12ft 2in x 16ft 5in).
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by 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 not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the Hawley Building.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Hawley Building.
    • The nearest designated bay is 38m (41yd 1ft) from the Hawley Building entrance.
  • Comments View
    • This is a Category B car park.
    • Please see the University's website for more information about parking permits and categories.
    • Users of the Blue Badge bays must display either a Blue Badge or University D Badge.

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 Hawley Building Car Park.
    • The car park is located adjacent to the building, off Pitt Street.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Q Park Rockingham.
    • The car park is located off Portobello Street.
  • 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 Mappin Street.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Pitt Street.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 158cm (5ft 2in).
    • A key code is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 149cm (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 light.
    • The width of the door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in).
  • 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 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The door code may be available from the adjacent Portobello Centre reception.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
    • There are no 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 some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • 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 left as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 3m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, light, single doors to access the stairwell on the first floor.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • 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.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the green room, Cutting Edge 1 and the toilets.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located within the adjacent Portobello Centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located on the first floor, to the right.
    • There is stepped access into the toilet(s).
    • 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 available.
    • There is a/are horizontal wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the right as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are dropdown rail(s) on the right as you face the ambulant toilet(s).
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 73cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.