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Eden Court

The Scores, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AS

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COVID-19 Information (University of St Andrews)

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include meeting rooms, disability advice, counselling, financial advice, international advice and academic advice.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in St Andrews.
  • The nearest mainline station is Leuchars.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Bruce Embankment Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Golf Place.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 320cm x 600cm (10ft 6in x 19ft 8in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located across from the building, along to the left.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 180cm x 500cm (5ft 11in x 16ft 5in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in front of the building.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 Blue Badge parking bays available.

Level Change (Parking)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the pavement from the road.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the pavement from the on street parking.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is an easier slope access to the pavement further along to the left of the building at the junction to Murray Park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 116cm (3ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance from the ramp.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the back of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Rear Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down to the left of the entrance after the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 50cm (1ft 8in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down to the left of the entrance.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • The reception desk is low in height.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the sexual health clinic reception.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are advisor's offices.
  • Comments View
    • Services on other floors can be made available on the ground floor.

Other Floors (First Floor)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is not a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are further offices.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar stairs to these at the rear of the building leading between G-1 floors.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located round to the right of the building beyond reception, in the female toilet.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 164cm x 370cm (5ft 5in x 12ft 2in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Toilet(s) (Upper Floors)

Level Change (First Floor Corridor Steps)

  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down to the rear of the first floor.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do receive Deaf Awareness training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Home visits / services are available.