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Aston Webb 'B' Block

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Aston Webb B Block is accessible via the Aston Webb Domes and Semi-Circle, lower ground floor entrance and via the automatic doors in Aston Webb Semi-Circle (West), which allows level ground floor access.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the Edgbaston campus.
  • The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline Railway Station is University.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Aston Webb B Block Car Park)

  • 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 at the back of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 370cm (11ft 6in x 12ft 2in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 11m (12yd) from the Aston Webb B Block car park entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 14m (15yd) from the Aston Webb B Block car park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • 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.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are additonal designated parking bays available for visitors that can be found at the end of the Aston Webb Semi-Circle (West).

Outside Access (Aston Webb B Block Car Park Entrance)

  • 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 towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the lower ground floor of the Aston Webb Domes and Semi-Circle Building, close to B Block.

Level Change (Aston Webb B Block Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Aston Webb B Block Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the block.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) 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 138cm (4ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the Supplier Payments, Payroll and Pensions Office and Management Informations Services.
    • Access to the lift from here is via the Management Informations Services area.
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Level Change (Aston Webb B Block Rear Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Supplier Payments, Payroll and Pensions Office

  • Comments View
    • The reception desk is 10m (11yd) from the B Block rear entrance.
    • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.
    • The reception desk is high.
    • The desk has a lowered section.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:15 - 16:45.
    • Tuesday 09:15 - 16:45.
    • Wednesday 09:15 - 16:45.
    • Thursday 09:15 - 16:45.
    • Friday 09:15 - 16:15.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Level Change (Supplier Payments, Payroll and Pensions Office)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the counter.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Motorised wheelchairs are allowed in public parts of the venue.
    • Aston Webb B Block is located off the Domes and Semi-Circle corridor.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-M-G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • 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 the Director of Finance.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located ahead as you enter Block B via the Dome corridor.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-M-G-1.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 92cm x 137cm (3ft 0in x 4ft 6in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The controls are 110-130cm in height.
  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

Reception (Finance)

  • The reception desk is 32m (35yd) from the lift.
  • The desk is 32m (35yd) from the lift .
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 16:50.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:50.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:50.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 16:50.
    • Friday 09:00 - 16:15.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest standard toilets are located on the lower ground of the Aston Webb Domes and Semi-Circle Building, next to the media centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.