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Asa Briggs

University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9SH

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • The nearest mainline station is Falmer.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • This car park is only for permit holders and Blue Badge holders only.
  • There are no parking charges for permit holders and Blue Badge holders.
  • The car park is outside Chichester I.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The nearest designated bay is 73m (80yd) from the rear entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 85m (93yd) from the rear entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • These designated bays are not marked, and are normally allocated to specific vehicles.
  • For further details on parking on campus please see the university website parking page.

Outside Access (Front Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located opposite Falmer House.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are permanently held open.
    • The door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors are push pad and open towards you.
    • This entrance gives access to the front of both lecture theatres.

Level Change (Front Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located opposite Arts A.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors are push pad and open towards you.
    • This entrance gives access to the rear of both lecture theatres.

Level Change (Rear Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the entrance as you face it.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance, leading down from Arts A.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There are hearing loops available in Lecture Theatres A1 and A2.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.

Level Change

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located between the two lecture theatres.
  • There is / are 11 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest adapted toilet is located in Arts A.
    • Please see the separate guide for Arts A for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not 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.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.