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Building 5 (Eustice)

University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, SO17 1BJ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include lecture rooms, teaching laboratories and offices.

Useful Information

Getting Here

Parking Information

  • Visitors who hold a Blue Badge can park in any parking bay on campus without needing a University parking permit. Staff and students should obtain a University parking permit from the University‚Äôs parking team, which is free of charge to Blue Badge holders.
  • There is a map showing disabled parking bays on Highfield Campus: please click here to view.
  • If there is not a designated disabled parking bay near to a particular building, then a standard parking bay can be reserved for use by a disabled visitor by contacting parking services on 023 8059 2416.

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available within the car park.
    • The name of the car park is Highfield Campus Car Park.
    • The car park is located approximately 240m from the main entrance.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Site/Campus Car Park (Highfield Campus Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the north end of the campus off Broadlands Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Buildings 45 and 16.
    • 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 not available.
  • 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 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
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the Building 32 (EEE) and Buildings 45 and 16.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Building 45, 16 or 32.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • 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) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of less than 2cm.
  • 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 steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to level 2.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is/are 1 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the standard toilets on level 2.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The single step into the standard toilets is shown in photograph 1.
    • 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 flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • 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 1, 2, 3, 4.
    • The stairs are located straight ahead as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 9m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, double doors which may be difficult to open to access the stairwell on the first floor, on the second floor and on the third floor.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The steps from level 2 to level 1 are vinyl.
      The steps from level 2 to level 3 are carpet.
      The steps from level 3 to level 4 are vinyl.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are Engineering Materials Laboratories, Engineering Teaching Laboratories Building 5 Rooms 1021 & 1023, micro-VIS X-Ray Imaging Centre, Mechanical Engineering, Rooms 3001 - 3027 and Enquiries Room 3003.

Other Floors (Building 7 (Lanchester)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3.
    • The stairs are located ahead from the main entrance, turning right to enter the stairwell common to Building 7 (Lanchester).
    • The stairs are approximately 12m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, single doors which may be difficult to open to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There is a medium downward step to access the stairwell on level 1 (photographs 1 and 2).
    • The open door width to the stairs on level 1 is 78cm.
    • The open door width to the stairs on level 2 is 83cm.
    • There are 4 medium upward steps to access the stairwell on level 3 (photographs 3 and 4).
    • The open door width to the stairs on level 3 is 74cm.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located of level 3 of Building 7 (Lanchester).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located ahead and to the left as you enter.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are low to moderate.
  • Comments View
    • There is a single step to access the female and male standard toilets.
    • The step is medium height and clearly marked.
  • Comments View
    • There is a single step to access the female and male standard toilets.
    • The step is medium height and clearly marked.

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.