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Hazel Farm Reception, Common Room and Launderette

Hamilton Drive, Hazel Farm, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 9PL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include reception, television room and launderette.
  • Related link For information regarding Mobile Connect and Assisted Listening.
  • Http://www.surrey.ac.uk/mobileconnect

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 15:30.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 15:30.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 15:30.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 15:30.
  • Friday 08:30 - 15:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Getting Here

  • By Road
    • Hazel Farm is located approximately two miles North of the university in an estate just off the A322 Worplesdon Road. If coming from the university, join the A3 for one junction towards London then follow the A322 towards Bagshot through Stoughton and at the first small roundabout turn right onto Cumberland Avenue. Hazel Farm is made up of the following roads: Hamilton Drive, Hamilton Close, Hamilton Place and Oregano Way. The postcode GU2 9PL will take you to Hamilton Drive.
    • Hazel Farm has parking spaces for residents.
  • By Bus
    • There is a regular free bus service to and from the Stag Hill campus. There is a bus stop on Hamilton Drive. There is also a public bus stop on Cumberland Avenue, close to the junction with Hamilton Drive. This is served by 26, 26X, 538 and PT5 buses.
  • By Train
    • The nearest train station to Hazel Farm is Worplesdon which is approximately 2.4 miles to the North. To the South, Guildford Station is approximately 2.5 miles and London Road Station is approximately 2.8 miles away.
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Useful Information (Accommodation)

  • To see more information on Security Out of Hours Number please click here (opens new tab).
  • Telephone Number: 01483 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 (Hazel Farm Reception, Common Room and Launderette)

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park
    • The car park can be used by students.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located at the front of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks
    • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.
  • Public Car Parks
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Drop Off Point
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Reception Entrance)

  • Entrance
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is moderate.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • 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 2 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 not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments
    • The entrance is key card entry or you can knock or call the number on the front door.

Outside Access (Launderette Entrance)

  • Entrance
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is moderate.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • Step(s)
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is / are 2 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 not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments
    • The door to the launderette has a key card entry for access.

Reception

  • Reception is located to the left as you enter the reception entrance.
  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the reception 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 varied.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments
    • Photograph 3 shows the key drop box.

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 written 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 varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments
    • Photograph 1 shows the corridor as you enter from the reception entrance.
    • Photographs 2 and 3 shows the kitchen area on the ground floor.
    • Photographs 4, 5 and 6 show the common room on the first floor.

Launderette

  • The launderette has a number of washing machines and tumble dryers.
  • The launderette machines are card operated. These cards are purchased from a machine as you enter the launderette (photograph 4).
  • The launderette is open 24 hours a day but can only be entered using a key card or by asking reception.
  • The launderette is to the left of reception.

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • The stairs are located to the right as you pass reception.
    • The stairs are approximately 12m from the reception entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the first floor.
    • 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.
  • Other
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are a common room and tv room.

Accessible Toilet

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s)
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the ground floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located at the end of the corridor as you enter the reception entrance.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 8m from the reception 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.