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Lopes Hall - Pennsylvania Court

St German's Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 6TH

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Introduction

  • Pennsylvania Court is an annexe of Lopes Hall.
  • The main building for Lopes Hall does not contain any adapted faculties.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Streatham Campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is St David's.
  • 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 side 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 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 320cm x 420cm (10ft 6in x 13ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 40m (44yd) from the D Block entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 46m (50yd) from the D Block 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are limited standard parking bays available for staff and visitors with permits.

Outside Access (D Block Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the block.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (D Block Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are additional flats.

Accommodation (Room DG-4)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 3 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to Room DG-4 in Flat DG.3 - DG.9.
    • The accessible facilities are located in the ground floor flats.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was DG-4.
    • The width of the door to the room is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 130cm x 230cm (4ft 3in x 7ft 7in).
    • The bed is 50cm (1ft 8in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 30cm (0ft 12in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • 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 150cm x 170cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 7in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • 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.
    • Disposal facilities are not 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 twist/turn.
    • The shower seat is no seat.
    • There are handrails available.
  • 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.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • 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 good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Flashing alarms and Vibrating pillows is available.
    • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
    • The accommodation does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • There are 0 accessible rooms with baths.
    • There are 3 accessible rooms with wheel in showers.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Rooms are located in ground floor flats.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.