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5 Priory Road

University of Bristol, 5 Priory Road, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS8 1TZ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the School of Experimental Psychology.
  • Comments
    • The Bristol Cognitive Development Centre is located on the Lower Ground Floor. .
    • Teaching rooms and offices are located on the other floors.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Bristol.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Clifton Down.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located to the rear of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments
    • Bays are only available for those visiting The Bristol Cognitive Development Centre in the basement.
    • There is a steep ramp leading from the car park to the entrance.
    • There is also a blue badge bay located in Elmdale Road.
    • As well as standard on street parking along Priory Road that is pay and dsiplay.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • Comments
    • A UCard is required to use this entrance.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up the ramp.
  • 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 10 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).

Outside Access (Basement Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the building.
  • 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 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • Comments
    • A UCard is required to use this entrance.

Level Change (Basement Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the threshold.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Rooms B4 and B5)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the doors to both rooms.
  • There is / are 1 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 shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments
    • The step in front of B5 is not clearly marked.

Level Change (Room B3)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the B3 door.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Reception (B3 Parents Reception)

  • The desk is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the basement entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Level Change (Room B1)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located at the entrance to room B1.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Other Floors

  • 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.
    • There is not a landing.
  • Comments
    • There are handrails on both sides from B-G.
    • Handrails are on the left from G-1.
    • Handrails are on the right from 1-2.
    • There is a level landing between G-1, containing Room 1.6.

Level Change (G.3 and G.4)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located along the corridor to the left of the stairs that leads to these rooms.
  • There is / are 2 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 deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments
    • There is an additional step leading into G.3, as shown in Figure 2.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 3m (3yd 10in) from the basement entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to your left on entrance.
    • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 144cm x 234cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 8in).
    • 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 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 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 135cm (4ft 5in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 112cm (3ft 8in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Emergency Egress

  • This building does not have fire alarm strobes.
  • There is not level egress from the ground floor.
  • There is stepped 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?.

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.