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Aspire Hair & Beauty Salon - Ashton Building

Wiltshire College, Trowbridge Campus, College Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0ES

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in December 2020.
  • There have been no changes to the parking available.
  • Some entrances have been marked as entry or exit only to facilitate one-way systems and bubble zones within the buildings.
  • Anyone new to the College / visiting should only enter through Reception on each Campus.
  • Some entrances / exits have been marked as either entry or exit only.
  • Hand sanitiser is available at each entrance, and in public spaces throughout all buildings.
  • Signage is abundant throughout the College reminding to socially distance and to keep left in corridors.
  • Main Receptions desks have protective screens at all Campuses.
  • Lifts have been restricted by keys - anyone needing to use a lift must ask at Reception on arrival; lifts are single occupancy or (+ carer) only.
  • All toilets facilities are available - multi-cubicle facilities have been marked as single use / one-at-a-time only.
  • Face Masks / Coverings must be worn in all public spaces. Those with recognised exceptions should wear their lanyard / request a lanyard at Reception.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Aspire Hair and Beauty Salons are located on the first floor of the Ashton Building.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:15.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 21:30.
  • Friday 08:30 - 17:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the front of the Ashton 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 9 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 600cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 55m (60yd 5in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • 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.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Some of the Blue Badge spaces are close to the entrances to lobbies between the buildings.
    • The College uses Parking Eye to manage the car parks. There is a 15 minute waiting time for visitors. If a visitor plans to be longer than 15 minutes they must register their car at reception. Students and staff register their vehicles for daily use.

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 main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • The entrance is push pad controlled.
    • The push pad is at a height of 70cm outside and 95cm inside the building.
    • On the right of the accessible entrance is a set of revolving doors, 138cm wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

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

Reception

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between 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.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1 and 2.
  • The lift is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 114cm x 124cm (3ft 9in x 4ft 1in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • This lift is for use by staff, visitors and disabled persons.

Getting Around (Aspire Hair and Beauty First Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • You are required to use the main entrance into the Ashton building to gain access to the Aspire Hair and Beauty Salons.
    • The Aspire hair and Beauty Salons are located on the first floor.
    • The lift is located to the right, past the reception desk in the Ashton Building.
    • Exit the lift on the first floor and turn left.
    • There are a set of heavy double doors, 140cm wide that open towards you.
    • Exit through doors and turn left along the corridor.
    • There is a further set of double doors that open towards you.
    • Procced along the corridor to the Hair Salon reception entrance to the left.

Entrance (Beauty Salon)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There are two sets of manual, heavy, double doors between the lift entrance and the Beauty Salon entrance and this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Reception (Aspire Hair & Beauty)

  • Aspire Hair & Beauty is located on the first floor.
  • The desk is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the lift entrance of the Ashton Building.
  • Clear signage for the reception area is visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area, via lift.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Beauty Salon Rooms

  • To either side of the reception desk there are two beauty treatment rooms
  • There are 10 treatment tables in each room.
  • The tables are height adjustable and are 180cm in length.
  • There are hand wash stations at the rear of room 1.
  • In room 2 the hand wash stations are to the centre of the room.
  • There is adequate space for wheelchair users to manouver in both rooms.
  • Room 1 is shown in photographs 1-6 and room 2 is shown in photographs 7-12.

Entrance (Hair Salon Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There are two sets of manual, heavy, double doors between the lift entrance and the Hair Salon entrance and this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Hair Salon Rooms

  • In the hair salon there are two training rooms.
  • There are 16 training staions in room 1.
  • The height of the work stations is 86cm.
  • There are height adjustable chairs with armrests at the work stations.
  • Room 2 has 4 training stations in the room.
  • There are 5 barbers chairs.
  • The chairs are height adjustable and have armrests.
  • The hair wash stations in both rooms are height adjustable.
  • There is adequate space for wheelchair users to manuvere in the rooms.
  • Room 1 is shown in photographs 1-5 and room 2 is shown in photographs 6-11.

Teaching Room A119

  • Teaching room A119 is to the right through the first set of double doors when you exit the lift.
  • Access into room A119 is via a single door.
  • The door opens towards you (pull), is heavy and has an opening width of 78cm.
  • There are 4 training stations in the room and 2 adjustable sinks.
  • There are tables in the centre of the room.
  • The height of the tables is 72cm.
  • The chairs around the table do not have armrests.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the building.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the main reception.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 270cm x 305cm (8ft 10in x 10ft 0in).
    • 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 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • 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 is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • 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 47cm (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 105cm (3ft 5in) 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 View
    • 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 good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)