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15-19 Tyndall's Park Road

University of Bristol, 15-19 Tyndall's Park Road, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS8 1PQ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include The School ofEconomics, Finance and Management - MSC Reception, computer room, meeting rooms and 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.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside 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.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (19 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of 19 Tyndall's Park Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • 19 Tyndall's Park Road
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 132cm (4ft 4in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (19 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located to the left of the entrance.
  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (19 Tyndall's Park Road Road Rear Basement Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of 119 Tyndall's Park Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • 19 Tyndall's Park Road Road Rear Basement Entrance
  • 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.
  • Comments
    • A UCard is required to use this entrance.

Level Change (19 Tyndall's Park Road Road Rear Basement Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the building.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located at the base of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (17 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of 17 Tyndall's Park Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 108cm (3ft 7in).

Level Change (17 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • 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 not have handrails.
  • 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.
  • 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 medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.

Outside Access (15 Tyndall's Park Road DO NOT USE. PLEASE CREATE SEPARATE SECTION)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of 15 Tyndall's Park Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • 15 Tyndall's Park Road DO NOT USE. PLEASE CREATE SEPARATE SECTION
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in).

Level Change (15 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front off 15 Tyndall's Park Road.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Getting Around (Access 19-17 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • There is a slight ramp, with handrails on both sides, for access to the internal link from building 19 to buildings 17 and 15.
  • The width of the ramp is 132cm (4ft 4in).
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • When you enter the front entrance from building 19 the ramp is located to the left along the link corridor adjoining the building.

Reception (MSc Information and Advice Point)

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the 19 Tyndall's Park Road entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Opening Times
    • Monday 09:30 - 12:30.
    • Monday 13:30 - 16:30.
    • Tuesday 09:30 - 12:30.
    • Tuesday 13:30 - 16:30.
    • Wednesday 09:30 - 12:30.
    • Wednesday 13:30 - 16:30.
    • Thursday 09:30 - 12:30.
    • Thursday 13:30 - 16:30.
    • Friday 09:30 - 12:30.
    • Friday 13:30 - 16:30.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments
    • There is an area in Tyndall's Park Road with both fixed and moveable seating, as well as vending machines.

Level Change (17-19 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between 17 and 19 Tyndall's Park Road.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Other Floors (19 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1.
    • 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 left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments
    • Stairs from 1-2 have a handrail on the right hand side.

Other Floors (15 Tyndall's Park Road)

  • Steps
    • 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 deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are offices.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 3m (3yd 10in) from the 15 Tyndall's Park Road entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the ground floor of 15 Tyndall's Park Road at the far left of the building.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex 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 92cm (3ft).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 335cm (5ft 3in x 10ft 12in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is 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 90cm (2ft 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 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 not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • 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 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 128cm (4ft 2in) 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 not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s)
    • The female toilets are located in 17 Tyndall's Park Road, at the base of the ramp to 19 Tyndall Park Road.
    • The female toilets are 15m (16yd 1ft) from the 19 Tyndall's Park Road entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s)
    • The male toilets are located on the first floor of 19 Tyndall's Park Road.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s)
    • The unisex toilets are located in the basement area of 19 Tyndall's Park Road.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the unisex toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments
    • There are also male standard toilets in the basement in 15 Tyndall's Park Road and female and male toilets on floors 1 and 2.
    • In 19 Tyndall's Park Road there are additional female toilets on the first floor.

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 level egress from the ground floor.
  • There is not a refuge point in this building.
  • There is not an evacuation chair for the building.
  • There is not an evacuation lift for the building.