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Carriage Shop Library

Thompson Building, Roundhouse Road, Pride Park, Derbyshire, DE24 8JE

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Campus is located on Roundhouse Road which is accessed via the A6 running through Derby. There is various route available to get to the campus.
    • There is a car park on campus which must be booked in advance as there is only a small number of spaces. There is a public car park within 200m of the campus, on Roundhouse Road, which is pay and display. Parking is £3 for 2 hours and £6 all day.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop directly outside the college, served by bus DP1. There is another bus stop on the A6 which is served by 4 and 244.
  • By Train View
    • Derby Midland Station is located directly opposite the campus. There are multiple train lines running through this station including Northern, Cross Country and East Midlands.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Opening Times (Library)

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located on Roundhouse Road, to the left of the reception building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Reception Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 270cm x 420cm (8ft 10in x 13ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff, visitors and Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point in this car park.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is level access to the car park from the main reception.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the main reception.
    • The nearest designated bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at 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 permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

Entrance (Carriage Shop Library Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the library, to the left as you enter the Roundhouse Building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 450cm (14ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • There are barriers at the entrance.
    • The minimum width between the barriers is 110cm.

Reception (Carriage Shop Library)

  • Library Reception is located ahead as you enter the Carriage Shop Library entrance.
  • The desk is 14m (15yd 11in) from the Carriage Shop Library entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Library

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in audio format.
  • There is not an ordering service.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard, large rollerball mouse, height adjustable table and height adjustable chair is / are available.
  • Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes zoom text and dragon.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the Carriage Shop Library entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the stairwell to the left of reception.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 230cm (5ft 1in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 85cm.
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are male standard toilets facilities on the ground floor and the first floor.
    • There are female standard toilets facilities on the basement floor and the first floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the stairwell to the left of reception.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 30m from the Carriage Shop Library entrance.
    • 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.