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Chichester II

University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QJ

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • This building can be accessed by entering the Arundel building and then entering Chichester III.
    • There is a link between Chichester II and Chichester III, accessed via a set of double doors.
    • Chichester II does not have a unique postcode. (It receives no postal deliveries).
    • The postcode given here, for satellite navigation purposes, is for the adjacent Chichester I Building.

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 at the front of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 4.1m x 5.2m (13ft 5in x 17ft ).
  • The nearest designated bay is 10m (11yd) from the North South Road entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 15m (16yd) from the North South Road entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is not accessible to a wheelchair.
  • 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.
  • For further details on parking on campus please see the University website parking page.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of level 3.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (North South Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • 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 double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 132cm (4ft 4in).

Level Change (North South Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There is a link between Chichester III and Pevensey III.
    • This is via a set of steps 3 clearly marked steps with handrails on the left (as shown in photograph 4).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2-3.
    • The stairs are located to the right as you enter via the north south road entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 5m from the North South Road Entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • There is an additional similar staircase located towards the rear of the building (as shown in photograph 2). These stairs also access all floors.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter via the North South Road Entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the north south road entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 120cm x 155cm (3ft 11in x 5ft 1in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located within Chichester III.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear of level 2.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear of levels 1 and 3.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Standard Shower (Level 1 Male Standard Toilets)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the level 1 male standard toilets.
  • Comments View
    • There is one deep step leading into the standard shower cubicle (as shown in photograph 2).

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.