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Charles Morris Hall Storm Jameson Court

Charles Morris Hall, Mount Preston Street, Leeds, LS2 9JP

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The reception and common room are also used by residents of Dobree and Whetton Houses.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Leeds.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Leeds.
  • 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 at the rear of the East Block.
    • 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 600cm (13ft 1in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 22m (24yd 2in) from the reception rear entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the reception rear entrance.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is an area outside the Level 2 Link entrance which can be used as a drop off point, shown in photograph 2.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the main courtyard, leading into East Block.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 165cm (5ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
    • The slope is moderate.
    • The slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • 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 system.
  • Comments View
    • This is the main reception for all 3 Charles Morris Halls.
    • It is open 24 hours a day.

Outside Access (Reception Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of East Block.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors require a key fob to operate and open towards you.
    • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
    • The slope is moderate.
    • The slope is permanent.
    • This entrance gives access to level 2 of the East Block, and is used to access reception from Dobree and Whetton Houses (located opposite this entrance).
    • The reception is located on level 3 and can be accessed via the East Block main lift.
    • There is also an entrance to the far left of the building from this entrance, down the ramp, which gives access to level 1.
    • This only has a single door, 101cm wide.

Outside Access (West 3 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the corner of the courtyard.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic door requires a key fob to operate, and opens towards you.
    • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
    • The slope is moderate.
    • The slope is permanent.
    • This entrance gives access to level 3 of the West Block.
    • West 1 entrance, located in the other corner of the courtyard, is identical to this.
    • West 2 entrance, located between these 2 entrances, is similar but does not have an automatic door.

Outside Access (Level 2 Link Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Mount Preston Street.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
    • The slope is moderate.
    • The slope is permanent.
    • This entrance gives access to the link between the East and West Blocks on level 2.
    • All other levels are accessible via the lifts from this entrance.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows part of the common room, which is located in the main foyer, to the right of reception as you enter from the main entrance.
    • It contains a TV and seating area, pool tables, table tennis tables and vending machines.
    • It can be used by all Charles Morris Hall residents.
    • Photograph 2 shows the meeting room, located at the far end of the common room.
    • On the 6th floor of the West Wing the corridor leading to rooms 6.16 - 6.51 are all accessed via automatic doors with push pads.
    • Kitchen K6.6 is also accessed via automatic door with key fob access.

Kitchen 6.6

  • The kitchen is located on the 6th floor of the West Wing, in the right hand corridor as you exit the lift.
  • The door to the kitchen opens automatically away from you.
  • The door is opened by key fob.
  • The height of the key fob reader is 106cm.
  • The door is 89cm wide.
  • There is a push pad to exit the kitchen.
  • The height of the push pad is 84cm.
  • There are standard height counters and a lowered counter.
  • The lowered counter is 70cm high.
  • The lowered counter has a sink and hob.
  • The sink has separate hot and cold taps.
  • The taps are lever taps.
  • The height of the top control on the lowered hob is 73.
  • The height of the standard counter 92cm
  • There is a sink
  • The height of the sink is 92cm.
  • The sink has separate twist and turn taps.
  • There is a hob.
  • The height of the top control is 95cm.
  • The cooker control is 93cm.
  • There is a washing machine.
  • The height of the top control is 80cm high.
  • There is a tumble drier.
  • The height of the top control is 80cm.
  • There is a microwave.
  • The height to the top control is 112cm.
  • There are 2 fridge/freezers.
  • The height to the handle is 84cm.
  • There are 2 tables.
  • The height of the lowest table is 38cm.
  • The height of the highest table is 73cm.
  • The chairs do not have armrests.
  • There are 2 two seater sofas with armrests on both ends.

Other Floors (East Block)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are located just off the main reception foyer.
    • There are also stairs available on the far side of the building, just inside the level 1 entrance.

Lift (East Block Main Lifts)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located opposite the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
  • The lift is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 96cm x 138cm (3ft 2in x 4ft 6in).
  • 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 medium.
  • Comments View
    • These lifts are also 4 metres from the reception rear entrance on level 2.
    • There is an easy ramp in front of the lifts on all levels.
    • There are also lifts available on the far side of the block, just inside the level 1 entrance.

Other Floors (West Block)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The details here are for the stairs just inside the West 3 entrance.
    • There are similar stairs just inside West 1 and 2 entrances, except these do not access level 2.

Lift (West Block)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located just inside West 3 entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
  • The lift is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the West 3 entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 138cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 6in).
  • 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 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 medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar lift just inside West 1 entrance, except it does not access level 2.

Accommodation (Access Exceptional Accommodation)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 2 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • This is by lift.
    • The room number viewed was East 2:10 and East 2:12.
    • The width of the door to the room is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 250cm x 620cm (8ft 2in x 20ft 4in).
    • The bed is 58cm (1ft 11in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 22cm (9in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are automatic room and ensuite doors, a kitchen area with accessible surfaces, sink, hob and oven, an accessible wardrobe and automatic window openers.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the accommodation are automatic doors in the corridors leading to the room and an adjoining room.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 248cm x 304cm (8ft 2in x 9ft 12in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 118cm (3ft 10in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
    • There is not a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available for the toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • The shower seat is flip-down.
    • The shower seat height is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There are handrails available for the shower.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • 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 in rooms.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are in rooms.
    • The accommodation does provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Available mobility auxiliary aids include ceiling tracking hoists are available.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 types of adapted room available within Storm Jameson Court.
    • The details here are for an Access Exceptional Room, for residents who require hoists and an adjoining room for a carer.
    • There is also an Access Exceptional room available in East Block (room 212).
    • The ceiling track hoist covers all of the bedroom and ensuite, but not the kitchen area.
    • Disposal facilities can be made available on request.
    • Photographs 9, 10, 11 and 12 show the adjoining room.

Accommodation (M3 Studio Accommodation)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 21 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • This is by lift.
    • The room number viewed was East 6.07.
    • The width of the door to the room is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 260cm x 400cm (8ft 6in x 13ft 1in).
    • The bed is 57cm (1ft 10in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 27cm (11in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are an automatic room door, a kitchen with lowered and accessible surfaces and an accessible wardrobe.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the accommodation are automatic doors in the corridors leading to the room.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 246cm x 32cm (8ft 1in x 1ft 1in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 114cm (3ft 9in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • The shower seat is flip-down.
    • The shower seat height is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There are handrails available for the shower.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • 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 in rooms.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are in rooms.
    • The accommodation does provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Available mobility auxiliary aids include ceiling tracking hoists are available.
    • There is / are 23 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • M3 rooms have ceiling track hoists or ceiling stubs so that hoists can be fitted on request to cover the room and the ensuite.
    • There are 3 other M3 rooms located in East Block, all of which are studios containing accessible kitchen areas.
    • There are 5 M3 rooms located in West Block, which will use the shared kitchen areas.
    • There are also a further 12 M2 rooms available throughout both blocks.
    • These are similar to M3, except they do not have provisions to add hoists.
    • A resident or visitor wishing to bring an assistance dog into this building needs to contact the Accommodation Office.
    • Disposal facilities can be made available on request.

Accommodation (Room 5.11)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 14 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to Room 5.11.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the fifth floor, of the west wing.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • This is by lift.
    • The room number viewed was 5.11.
    • The width of the door to the room is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 370cm x 250cm (12ft 2in x 8ft 2in).
    • The bed is 53cm (1ft 9in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 20cm (8in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 298cm x 245cm (9ft 9in x 8ft).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 in height.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 161cm (5ft 3in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • The shower seat is flip-down.
    • The shower seat height is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There are handrails available for the shower.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • 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.
    • The accommodation does provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Available mobility auxiliary aids include ceiling tracking hoists are available.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There is / are 14 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
    • Rooms are located on the ground floor.
    • Adjoining rooms are available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.
    • Adjoining rooms are available.
  • Comments View
    • There is a kitchen in this room, with height adjustable counters.
    • The sink has a lever mixer tap.
    • The height to the top control of the cooker is 118cm.
    • The height to the top control of the washer/drier is 81cm.

Accommodation (Room 6.30)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 14 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to Room 6.30.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the 6th floor of the west wing.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • This is by lift.
    • The room number viewed was 6.30.
    • The width of the door to the room is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 206cm x 350cm (6ft 9in x 11ft 6in).
    • The bed is 51cm (1ft 8in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 27cm (11in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • Other accessible facilities available in the accommodation are automatic (away from you) door, key fob (108cm) to enter, height adjustable desk, push pad to exit (84cm), lowered handle for blinds.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 260cm x 250cm (8ft 6in x 8ft 2in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 168cm (5ft 6in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • The shower seat is flip-down.
    • The shower seat height is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There are handrails available for the shower.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.
    • Adjoining rooms are available.
  • Comments View
    • The ensuite has an automatic door.
    • The door is push pad activated.
    • The height of the push pad is 84cm to enter, 90cm to exit.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is 85cm wide.
    • The transfer space for the ensuite toilet is both sides.
    • The transfer space on the left (as you face the toilet) is 101cm.

Accommodation (Room 7.30)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 14 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to Room 7.30.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the 7th floor of the West Wing.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • This is by lift.
    • The room number viewed was 7.30.
    • The width of the door to the room is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 263cm x 375cm (8ft 8in x 12ft 4in).
    • The bed is 45cm (1ft 6in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 15cm (6in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are height adjustable desk, lowered handle blinds and adjustable height bed.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the accommodation are ceiling tracking hoist.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 258cm x 245cm (8ft 6in x 8ft).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 in height.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 163cm (5ft 4in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • There is no shower seat .
    • There are handrails available for the shower.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • 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.
    • The accommodation does provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Available mobility auxiliary aids include mobile hoists and ceiling tracking hoists are available.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There is / are 0 accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • There is / are 14 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
    • Rooms are located on the ground floor.
    • Adjoining rooms are available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are available.

Accessible Toilet (East Block)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 40m (44yd) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on level 3, on the far side of the common room, next to the entrance to the ground floor rooms.
    • There is level access to the 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 215cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 1in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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.
    • Disposal facilities are 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.
    • 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 can 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 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 good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical toilet on level 2, just inside the reception rear entrance, and a similar toilet just inside the entrance on level 1, although this has a larger cubicle (shown in photograph 2).

Standard Toilet(s) (East Block)

Accessible Toilet (West Block)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 5m (16ft 5in) from the West 3 entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located just inside West 3 entrance, next to the lift.
    • There is level access to the 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 216cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 1in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • 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.
    • Disposal facilities are 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 not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 can 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 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 good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a toilet just inside West 1 entrance, except this has the transfer space on the right (shown in photograph 2).

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are available in Braille.
  • Documents are available 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.