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St John's Halls (En Suite and Standard Plus)

St John's Halls, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR2 6AJ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include student accommodation in 10 blocks - William Morris and Vesta Tilley contain En Suite accommodation, Malvern, Wulfstan, Berrow, Ankerdine, Abberley, Windrush, Teme and Sarah Siddons contain Standard Plus accommodation.
  • 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 not 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 (Car Park L)

  • 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 in the centre of the halls area.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 250cm x 420cm (8ft 2in x 13ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 11m (12yd 1in) from the William Morris.
    • The furthest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the William Morris.
    • 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.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 accessible bays outside William Morris.
    • The distances for these are detailed above.
    • There are 3 accessible bays outside of Vesta Tilley.
    • The nearest of those is 18m and the furthest is 24m.

Outside Access (William Morris)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (William Morris)

  • 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 (Laundry)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the centre of the halls area opposite Vesta Tilley block.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Laundry)

  • 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.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors (William Morris)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are the flats on floors 1 and 2.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 4 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to the room in William Morris.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the ground floor.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was 1A William Morris.
    • The width of the door to the room is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 120cm x 140cm (3ft 11in x 4ft 7in).
    • The bed is 61cm (2ft) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 0cm ().
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are an accessible wardrobe.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are a kitchen with a lowered section that has a sink and a hob.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 205cm x 230cm (6ft 9in x 7ft 7in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 in height.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • The shower seat is flip down.
    • The shower seat height is 52cm (1ft 8in).
    • There are handrails available.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Flashing alarms and Vibrating pillows are available.
    • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
    • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There are 4 accessible rooms with wheel in showers.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is key card access into the accessible rooms.
    • There are push pad doors into the en suite bathrooms.
    • The information provided above is for William Morris. The information is identical for Vesta Tilley. There are 2 accessible rooms in each block.

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.