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12 Woodland Road

University of Bristol, 12 Woodland Road, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS8 1UQ

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  • Services / facilities within the building include the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law - Policy Studies; Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences - seminar rooms, meeting room and staff offices.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.


  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Bristol.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Clifton Down.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Woodland Road, in front of the building.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • The standard on street parking is pay and display, with a 3 hour maximum stay.
    • It is free for Blue Badge holders.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, off Woodland Road.
  • 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 72cm (2ft 4in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 104cm (3ft 5in) wide.
  • Comments
    • A UCard is required to use this entrance.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • 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 deep.
  • Comments
    • There is also a moderate step in front of the second door.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments
    • The hearing loop is fitted in the ground floor seminar rooms (shown in the photographs).

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ 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 right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are a meeting room, staff offices and the male toilet.
  • Comments
    • The stairs between floors 1 and 2 have handrails on both sides.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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.

Emergency Egress

  • This building does not have fire alarm strobes.
  • There is not level egress from the ground floor.
  • There is not an evacuation chair for the building.
  • There is not an evacuation lift for the building.