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Charles Hasting Building

City Campus, Infirmary Walk, Worcester, WR1 3AS

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include teaching facilities, Infirmary Museum, The McClelland Centre Fitness Suite and City Café.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The City Campus is located to the north of the centre of Worcester, just off the A38.
      • From the M5 take junction 7 onto the Whittington Road signposted Worcester, Evesham, and County Hall. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A4440 signposted Worcester (City Centre) (A44), Evesham, and Stratford. Proceed to the next roundabout and take the first exit onto the A44, signposted Worcester (City Centre). Continue along the A44 to the next roundabout. Take the first exit to continue along the A44 (London Road), signposted City Centre. Continue along the A44 for approximately 1.1 miles. At the traffic lights proceed straight ahead, onto Sidbury (A44), passing The Commandery on the right. Continue along Sidbury, proceeding onto Deansway (A44), for approximately 795m. Proceed onto Bridge Street and take the right hand lane to turn right onto North Parade, following the signs for University (City Centre). Continue to follow the road, taking the left hand lane, proceeding from North Parade onto North Quay, and Croft Road, for approximately 400m. At the roundabout take the first exit onto the A449 (Croft Road). After approximately 95m bear right to continue along the main road onto Castle Street. The Arthouse is on the left after approximately 115m.
      • From the West take the A44 or A4103 to Worcester. Follow the A44 (Bromyard Road) signposted Worcester. After approximately 1.5 miles bear left and follow the signs for City Centre. Continue to follow the signs for City Centre onto Tybridge Street and take the left lane to continue along the A44 towards the City Centre across Worcester Bridge. Stay in the left hand lane proceeding from North Parade onto North Quay, and Croft Road, for approximately 400m. At the roundabout take the first exit onto the A449 (Croft Road). After approximately 95m bear right to continue along the main road onto Castle Street. The Arthouse is on the left after approximately 115m.
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    • On-site parking is available at the City Campus. There are also public car parks near to the campus.
  • By Bus View
    • The nearest bus stop to the City Campus is The Tything, on the A38, approximately 0.2 miles away. From the bus stop head towards the City Centre and turn right onto Castle Street. The campus is on both sides of the road after approximately 205m.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Worcester Foregate, approximately 0.3 miles away. Exit the station and turn right onto Foregate Street. Proceed along Foregate Street for approximately 220m. Turn left onto Castle Street. The campus is on both sides of the road after approximately 205m.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by visitors and Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located at the front left of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The dropped kerb between the car park and the building does not have tactile paving.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Pitchcroft.
    • The car park is located on Severn Terrace.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Infirmary Walk.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Severn Terrace.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in the main car park at the front left of the building.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge Bays are not individually marked.
    • The width of the Blue Badge bays is 120cm.
    • There is room for approximately 4 cars.
    • The standard parking bays are not individually marked.
    • The width of the standard parking bays is 120cm.
    • There is room for approximately 5 cars.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 128cm (4ft 2in).
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated when exiting.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 157cm (5ft 2in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are push pad activated when exiting.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway just before the steps.
    • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 12 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift to access this entrance.
    • The lift does bypass the step(s).
    • The lift does not bypass the ramp.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 118cm (3ft 10in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance and just beyond the doorway.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Lift (Accessible Entrance Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, entrance and G.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 112cm x 140cm (3ft 8in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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 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 medium.

Reception (City Campus Reception)

  • City Campus reception is located to the left as you exit the accessible entrance lift.
  • The desk is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance lift.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area, via lift.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • Comments View
    • There is seating in the reception lobby.
    • The seating does have armrests.

Getting Around (Main Building)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is/are 2 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to the Hastings Café.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a slight ramp, with a handrail on the right going up, for access to the Hastings Café.
    • The width of the ramp is 122cm (4ft).
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • These steps and the ramp in level change 1 are on the ground floor to the right as you enter the building via the accessible lift and lead to the Hastings Café.
      The steps are shown in photographs 1 and 2.
      The ramp is shown in photographs 3 and 4.
    • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to additional seating at the rear of the Hastings Café.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a slight ramp, with a handrail on the right going up, for access to additional seating at the rear of the Hastings Café.
    • The width of the ramp is 138cm (4ft 6in).
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The step and ramp in level change 2 are on the ground floor and lead to the additional seating area at the rear of the Hastings Café.
      The step and ramp can be avoided by using the level seating areas within the Hastings Café.
      The step is shown in photographs 5 and 6.
      The ramp is shown in photographs 7 and 8.
    • There is a slight slope, with no handrails, for access to the left hand corridor on the lower ground floor.
    • This slope in level change 3 is located on the lower ground floor in the main left hand corridor.
      The slope is shown in photographs 9 and 10.
    • 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 some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is some flooring in corridors which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does play background music.
    • Music is played in the McClellan Centre.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The system is infrared.
    • Sound enhancement systems are located in rooms CH1001, CH1003, CH1007, CH1009, CH1008, CH2001, CH2003, CH2006, CH2008 and CHG009.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.

Opening Times (Hastings Café)

  • Monday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Eating and Drinking (Hastings Café)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 14m (15yd 11in) from the accessible entrance lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 40cm (1ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • The standard height for tables is 40cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Entrance (Infirmary Museum)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor at the end of the left hand corridor as you enter via the accessible lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a manual, heavy, double doors between the accessible entrance and this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).

Museum (The Infirmary)

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.
  • Braille signage for exhibits is not available.
  • Touch tours are not available.
  • Video tours are not available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

Lift (Main Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear left of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1 and 2.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 1000kg.
  • The lift is approximately 28m (30yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance lift.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 140cm (4ft 11in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 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 medium.

Other Floors (Rear Right Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located at the left hand side of the rear left corridor.
    • The stairs are approximately 14m from the accessible entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on all 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 a similar staircase at the left hand side of the rear corridor with a handrail on the right (going up).
      The similar staircase is shown in photograph 4.

Other Floors (McClelland Centre)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG and G.
    • The stairs are located at the front right of the building just before the Hastings Café.
    • The stairs are approximately 10m from the accessible entrance lift.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Getting Around (McClelland Centre)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the flat mats area at the rear of the McClelland Centre fitness suite.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • 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 some 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 varied.
    • This building does play background music.
    • Music is played in the McClelland Centre fitness suite.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Entrance (McClelland Centre Main Reception Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the main corridor of the lower ground floor.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).

Reception (McClelland Centre Main Reception)

  • The McClelland Centre main reception is located ahead as you enter via the McClelland Centre entrance.
  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the McClelland Centre entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is seating in the main corridor to the left and right of the main reception entrance.
    • Some of the seating does have armrests.

Reception (McClelland Centre Fitness Suite)

  • McClelland Centre Fitness Suite is located in the fitness suite in the far left hand corridor.
  • The desk is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance lift.
  • Clear signage for the reception area is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Fitness Suite (McClelland Centre Fitness Suite)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to your left when you exit the accessible entrance and McClelland Centre lift.
    • The fitness suite is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance lift.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • Level access is by lift.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are permanently held open.
    • The opening is 176cm (5ft 9in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is in house.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes treadmills, free and pedal bikes, weights and upper and lower body machines.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Accessible Changing Room (McClelland Centre)

  • There is not a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located in the corridor to the left as you enter via the accessible entrance lift.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance lift.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the McClelland Centre fitness suite.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 206cm x 382cm (6ft 9in x 12ft 6in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; a changing table/bench, a dropdown rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • Other fixtures/facilities available include; low level lockers.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

Standard Changing Room (McClelland Centre)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the lower ground floor in the main entrance accessible lift lobby area.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the accessible entrance lift.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the McClelland Centre Fitness Suite.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

Accessible Toilet (Hastings Café)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the accessible entrance lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the right as you enter the café.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • 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 192cm x 220cm (6ft 4in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 128cm (4ft 2in).
    • 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 an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • 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 not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 113cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 114cm.
  • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a hoist within the accessible toilet.
    • The hoist is powered overhead and covers the whole of the accessible toilet cubicle.
    • The hoist is connected by hook and loop.

Accessible Toilet (Ground Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the accessible lift entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the ground floor in the rear right hand corridor.
    • There is a similar accessible toilet located in the same location on the second floor (shown in photographs 4 and 5).
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • 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 168cm x 199cm (5ft 6in x 6ft 6in).
    • 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 93cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 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 waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 48cm (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 not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 111cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 111cm.
  • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a baby change unit in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change unit once extended is 97cm.

Accessible Toilet (McClelland Centre)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the main corridor to the right as you exit the accessible entrance lift.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 376cm (5ft 7in x 12ft 4in).
    • There is 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 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, waste paper pedal bin and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 48cm (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 not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 106cm (3ft 6in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 112cm.
  • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on all floors.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the ground floor, in the right hand corridor just before Hastings Café.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 10m from the accessible entrance lift.
    • There is a/are cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • There is a horizontal grab rail to the left of the seat and vertical one to the right.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.