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Pevensey III

University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QH

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • This building does not have its own stairs or lift, but is linked to Pevensey II and Chichester III.
    • Please see the separate guides to these buildings for access to the other levels.
    • Pevensey III does not have a unique postcode. (It receives no postal deliveries).
    • The postcode given here, for satellite navigation purposes, is for the adjacent Pevensey 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 (Car Park 1)

  • 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 not need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 9 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.7m x 4.5m (12ft 1in x 14ft 9in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 36m (39yd) from the Pevensey II - III link entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 54m (59yd) from the Pevensey II - III link 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.
  • There is a steep slope to access the Pevensey II - III link entrance from Car Park 1.
  • People who may have difficulty with the slope (as shown in photograph 4) can be dropped off outside the Pevensey II - III link entrance (as shown in Photograph 3).
  • For further details on parking on campus please see the University website parking page.

Outside Access (Pevensey II - III Link Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to level 3 of the building.
    • There is also an entrance leading to level 3 at the front of the building, but this can only be accessed via steps from the North-South Road.

Level Change (Pevensey II - III Link Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Level 3)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located directly to the right as you enter.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • Please see the guide for Chichester III for details of step free access to levels 4 and 5 from the lift there.

Level Change (Link to Chichester III)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the far end of each level.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
  • Comments View
    • Level 3 of this building leads down to level 2 of Chichester III via 3 steps with a handrail on the left going up (shown in photograph 1).
    • Level 4 leads down to level 3 of Chichester III via 4 steps with handrails both sides (as shown in photograph 2).
    • Level 5 leads down to level 4 via 2 steps with no handrail (shown in photograph 3).

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the Pevensey II - III link entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 3, at the top of the ramp and past the standard toilets.
    • There is not level access to this 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 locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 223cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 4in).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 92cm (3ft).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Emergency Egress

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.