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159-161 Henwick Road

St John's Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR26AJ

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Introduction

  • There is no internal access between 159 and 161 Henwick Road. Number 159 is a Crime Scene House. Number 161 is Ability House, which contains:- G - a Teaching Room 1 - Carer Training facilities There are several other car parks available on the St John's Campus as well the one detailed in this guide. Please see the separate guide for more details regarding parking on the campus.
  • Related link St John's Campus Car Parks.
  • Https://www.accessable.co.uk/venues/st-john-s-campus-car-parks

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Worcester.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Worcester Foregate Street.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The St Johns Campus is a 1 mile walk from Worcester Foregate Street station.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the left of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 560cm (11ft 10in x 18ft 4in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 149m (162yd 2ft) from the 159 Entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 156m (170yd 1ft) from the 159 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Blue Badge holding visitors are allowed to park in front of the venue if staff are notified in advance.

Outside Access (159 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front left of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 73cm (2ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (159 Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the venue.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (161 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (161 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 easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is no through access between 159 to 161 Henwick Road.
    • The building includes training facilities for carers on the first floor of 161 Henwick Road.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 14 steps between 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 the left going up.
    • There is not a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The staircase shown is located in 161 Henwick Road.
    • There is a similar set of stairs in 159 Henwick Road but these do not have a stair lift.

Lift (161)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in front of you as you enter, on the staircase of 161 Henwick Road.
  • The lift is a stair lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 1m (3ft 3in) from the 161.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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 pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the 161 Entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the rear of 161 on the ground floor.
    • 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 outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 260cm x 170cm (8ft 6in x 5ft 7in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is not 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 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • 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 alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • 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 the left.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are not 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 not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 112cm (3ft 8in) high.
    • 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 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the sink is 81cm (2ft 8in).
  • 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a hoist and other equipment in the toilet, as well as an accessible shower.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located in the accessible toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a shower chair.
  • The height of the seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do 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.
  • Comments View
    • The St John's campus has 3 assistance dog toilets, one to the side of Woodbury, one between the Thomas Telford Building and the Pershore Block of the St John's Halls Standard Accommodation, and one between Bredon Building and Evesham block of the St John's Halls Standard Accommodation.