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Ash House Residential Flats

Ash House, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YN

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Introduction

  • Floor B flats 1-2-3 rooms B201-B240
    Floor C flats 4-5-6 rooms C201-C244
    Floor D flats 7-8 rooms D219-D218.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Lancaster.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • 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 at the rear of the building.
    • 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 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 300cm x 600cm (9ft 10in x 19ft 8in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Ash House Entrance 2-5-7.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 46m (50yd 11in) from the Ash House Entrance 2-5-7.
    • 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Additional car parking is available in staff and visitor car park A.
    • Please see the University House guide for information.
    • For more information on parking available on campus, please see the University Car Parking Policy.

Outside Access (Ash House Entrance 1-4-7 Flats)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Level Change (Ash House Entrance 1-4-7 Flats)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • There is/are 6 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Outside Access (Courtyard Entrance Flats 1-4-7)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the courtyard of Ash House.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Level Change (Courtyard Entrance Flats 1-4-7)

  • 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 7 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Outside Access (Courtyard Entrance Flats 3-6-8)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the Ash House courtyard.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Courtyard Entrance Flats 3-6-8)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Ash House Entrance 2-5-7 Flats)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Inside Access (Floors B-C-D)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors (Entrance Flats 1-4-7 Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-C-D.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, light, double doors to on all 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 the left going up.
    • There is a landing.

Other Floors (Entrance Flats 3-6-8 stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are A-B-C-D.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on all 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 Floors (Entrance Flats 2-5-7 Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-B-C-D.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.

Accommodation

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are shared toilets on floor G, B, C and D.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the main corridors.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 30m from the Entrance 2-5-7 flats.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.

Standard Shower (Showers Floors B-C-D)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the standard toilets on all floors.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.