Skip to main content

Courtyard

Northampton College at Booth Lane, Booth Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 3RF

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Accessibility Guide

Show Easy Read

Introduction

  • The Courtyard is located on level 1 of the main building.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Northampton.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Northampton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Booth Lane Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front 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 23 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 600cm (16ft x 19ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 110m (120yd 11in) from the main 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 a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located within St Gregory's Road Car Park.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
  • Comments
    • Designated bays are located along side the main building and are available throughout the front of the car park.
    • Standard bays are also located throughout the car park.

Parking (St. Gregory's Road Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front 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 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 600cm (16ft x 19ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 70m (76yd 21in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 80m (87yd 19in) from the main 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located at the side of the car park.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments
    • 4 designated bays are available outside the Nursery building. There is an easy slope leading to the Nursery building.
    • 3 designated bays are available outside the Oak Building - Business Centre. There is an easy slope leading to the Oak building.
    • Standard bays are also available throughout the car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 167cm (5ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 169cm (5ft) wide.
  • Comments
    • There is carpet and rubber flooring between the two sets of doors.
    • A set of security barriers are located ahead as you pass reception.
    • The standard barriers are 60cm wide.
    • The accessible barriers are 96cm wide.
    • A swipe card is used to access the barriers.

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.

Outside Access (Courtyard Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading from the main building to the courtyard.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 107cm (3ft) wide.
  • Comments
    • There are uneven surfaces leading to the entrance.The door is automatic via a push pad.

Outside Access (Restaurant Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the courtyard.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 78cm (2ft) wide.
  • Comments
    • The door is automatic via a push pad.
    • There are uneven surfaces leading to the entrance.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments
    • There are uneven surfaces throughout the courtyard.
    • The courtyard surface is tarmac, block paving and tiled.
    • Seating is available within the courtyard.

Level Change (Courtyard Lower Level)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the lower level of the courtyard.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the main building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet is located in the main building.

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 Text Relay aware.

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 Text Relay aware.
  • Comments
    • There is an inside mobile vehicle available for assistance.