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Learning Resource Centre

Broomfield Hall, Haddon Building, Morley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 6DN

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Introduction

Opening Times (Learning Resource Centre)

  • Monday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Friday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Broomfield Hall Campus is located to the North East of Derby between Breadsall Morley. The Campus is easily accessed via the A38, the A61 and the A608. The Campus Postcode for Sat-Nav users is DE7 6DN.
    • There are several open-air car parks located around the campus. The main car park is located to the right of the Haddon Building as you enter the site and is clearly signposted. There is also a dedicated car park for the Sports Centre just as you enter the campus which is clearly signposted. There are no parking charges, but you are required to register your registration number at the Haddon Building Reception next to the Main Car Park.
  • By Bus View
    • The campus is on the H1 bus route and there are bus stops directly outside the Main Campus entrance.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Derby and there are several Taxi services which run from there. Alternatively you can take the H1 bus which drops off directly outside the Campus Main entrance.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park (Main Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the left of the Haddon Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are HE Centre and Haddon 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.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 260cm x 450cm (8ft 6in x 14ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff, students, visitors and Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the campus.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the buildings.
    • The nearest designated bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the HE Centre entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is 56m from the Haddon Building Main entrance.
    • The slope from the car park is steep in some parts.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, facing the campus.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building, facing the Sports Hall.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • There is not 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 double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • The stairs are located to the left of reception.
    • The stairs are approximately 9m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the reception.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) 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 112cm x 140cm (3ft 8in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 a hearing loop system.
  • 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.

Entrance (Learning Resources Centre)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor of the Haddon Building, near the top of the stairs.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • A key card is required for access 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 102cm (3ft 4in).

Reception (Learning Resource Centre Reception)

  • Learner Resource Centre Reception is located to the right as you enter the Learner Resource Centre entrance.
  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the Learner Recourse Centre 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 medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access (Learning Resource Centre)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Quiet Space(s) (Learner Resource Room)

  • Directional and locational signage for the room(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the room(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the room(s).
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • The door(s) for the room(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
  • There is fixed furniture within the room(s).
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) ranges between 67cm and 70cm.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the room(s).
  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
  • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
  • Floor coverings in the room(s) are even with no trip hazards.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located on the ground floor of the Haddon Building, next to the Haddon Building Reception.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located on the ground floor of the Haddon Building, next to the Haddon Building Reception.