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Bellerby Court - Frances Harrison House

Manor Park, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XR

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include 36 ensuite bedrooms and 3 kitchens.
  • Related link For information regarding Mobile Connect and Assisted Listening.
  • Http://www.surrey.ac.uk/mobileconnect

Getting Here

  • By Road
    • Bellerby Court is located on the Manor Park Campus, a few minutes from the main campus of Stag Hill. From the main campus you go out the main University entrance and continue ahead as you pass under the A3 and go straight over the next two roundabouts, you will then reach Gill avenue which also leads to the Hospital and Research Park. Keep following Gill Avenue until you reach a roundabout where you turn left into Manor Park. Turn left again at the next roundabout, onto Rosalind Franklin Close. Bellerby Court is at the end of this road.
    • Parking is restricted to Blue Badge holders and staff throughout most of the campus. There is a car park at the Surrey Sports Centre on Richard Meyjes Road, however this is a fairly long walk and does have limited spaces.
  • By Bus
    • There is a regular bus service to and from the Manor Park campus to both Stag Hill campus and Hazel Farm campus. There are regular buses to Guildford Station and to Guildford Town Centre. The buses go from Rosalind Franklin Close and Gill Avenue just outside the main campus entrance. Buses 26, 36, 37 and 38 go from Rosalind Franklin Close. Buses 5, 27, 36 and 37 go from Gill Avenue.
  • By Train
    • Guildford Station is just a few minutes away from the campus and is on the London Waterloo to Portsmouth line with a train every 30 minutes to London and Portsmouth. There are also trains every 60mins to Gatwick Airport and Reading.
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Useful Information

  • To see more information on Security Out of Hours Number please click here (opens new tab).
  • Telephone Number: 01438 682 002.
  • Staff undertake essential e-learning courses on diversity, which includes a module of disability.
  • Each court of residence has a warden team who are responsible for residents’ welfare and for disciplinary matters within University Accommodation. They all have a day-job within the University but outside of that, they live amongst students in the courts and are available to support them at any time during their stay on campus.

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks
    • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.
  • Public Car Parks
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Hospital Car Park.
    • The car park is located by the hospital on Gill Avenue.
  • Drop Off Point
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Access To Bellerby Court - Frances Harrison House

  • Bellerby Court - Frances Harrison House is located near the hospital.
  • There are moderate slopes and medium height steps to access to all Bellerby Court residencies.
  • Frances Harrison House has sloped and stepped access from all directions.
  • There is similar access to most other residencies in Bellerby Court.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is at a height of 120cm.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • 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 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Step(s)
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments
    • A key is required to gain access to this entrance.

Getting Around

  • Access
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no 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 poor.

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located just beyond the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 2m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15 steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are low.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are additional flats.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation
    • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Available auxiliary aids include flashing alarms and vibrating pillows.
    • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Rooms
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.