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Apollo Court

6 Greek Street, Liverpool, L3 5QJ

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Liverpool.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Liverpool Lime Street.
  • Comments View
    • The venue incorporates student accommodation, a management office, laundry and common room.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Accomodation Block A)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 74cm (2ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Accomodation Block A)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 180cm (5ft 11in).

Outside Access (Accommodation Block B and Management Office)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 212cm (6ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Accommodation Block C)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 74cm (2ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Accommodation Block C)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the main entrance to Block C entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 11m (12yd) from the front entrance.
  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • Reception is on the ground floor of Block B.
    • Opening times for reception are Monday - Friday 24 hours.
    • Saturday - Sunday 10:00 -20:00.
    • The reception desk has a lowered section.
    • The photograph shows the reception desk.

Inside Access (Reception)

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (Reception)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the entrance to reception.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access (Accommodation)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G - 4.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are standard rooms.

Lift

  • There is not a lift for public use.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 3 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the ground floor.
    • The bed is 60cm (1ft 12in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 30cm (0ft 12in).
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 200cm x 160cm (6ft 7in x 5ft 3in).
    • The door opens inwards.
    • There is not 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The height of the sink is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are not mirrors.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is a bath.
    • The height of the side of the bath from floor level is 58.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a shower over the bath.
    • The type of shower controls used is push.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is not a wheel in shower.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
  • Comments View
    • The height of the shower control is 80cms.There is one self contained adapted room on the ground floor of each accommodation block.
    • The room reviewed was number 42 block C.
    • The width of the entrance door is 76 cm.
    • There is a clear floor space measuring 100 cm x 600 cm.
    • There is not a functioning emergency alarm in the room.
    • Assistance dogs are welcomed to stay with residents in adapted rooms.

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.
    • The accessible toilet is 14m (15yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you face the reception desk.
  • 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 locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 240cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 10in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not 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 both sides.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • 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 is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 104cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • The adapted toilet is also used as a standard unisex toilet.

Additional Info

  • The photograph shows the bed in the adapted room.

Additional Info

  • All staff receive disability awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Registered assistance dogs are welcomed.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL is not generally on duty, but can be requested.
  • Portable loops can be requested from the Disability team on 0151 904 6052.
  • The photograph shows the cooking area in the adapted room.
  • Staff are trained to take TypeTalk calls.