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Lyddon Hall

Cromer Road, Leeds, LS2 9JW

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Introduction

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on on Cromer Terrace.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The on street parking on Cromer Terrace is not marked into bays (shown in photograph 1).
    • Residents can use the parking for Charles Morris Hall, however at the time of the survey this was closed due to ongoing construction work.
    • There is no designated drop off point, but the loading bay outside Lyddon Hall can be used as a drop off point if necessary (shown in photograph 2).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is stepped access at this entrance.
  • A key fob is required for access at this entrance.
  • Entrance View
    • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 62cm (2ft) wide.
  • Steps View
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance and at the threshold.
    • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The steps are of varying heights.
    • The first step is shallow.
    • The second and third steps are medium height.
    • The fourth step is shallow and forms part of the door frame.

Reception (Main Hall Reception)

  • Lyddon Hall Main Hall Reception is located immediately ahead on the left as you enter the building.
  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main 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 medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Getting Around

  • There is/are 5 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the ground floor bedrooms and conference centre.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • The steps are shown in photographs 1 & 2.
  • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to the boardroom from the tea/coffee facility in the conference centre.
  • The ramp is shown in photographs 3 & 4.
  • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • 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 View
    • There is a common room on the ground floor with a TV, sofas, and a pool table (photographs 5, 6 & 7).
    • There is a reading room/study on the first floor with a library, TV and piano (photographs 8 & 9).

Conference Centre

  • There is a conference centre to the right hand side of the ground floor.
  • There are 2 meeting rooms.
  • One of the rooms is a large meeting room, the other is a boardroom.
  • The rooms have a table and chairs.
  • Some of the chairs have armrests.
  • There are tea and coffee making facilities and a casual seating area between the two meeting rooms (photograph 4).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are bedrooms & the reading room/study.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do not have level access.
    • Rooms are located at the rear of the building, beyond the deep steps.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • All rooms have shared toilet and shower facilities on each floor.
    • Photograph 1 shows the door on the ground floor to access the rooms and shared facilities.
    • There is a shared kitchen on the ground floor (photograph 2).

Accessible Toilet.

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are male and female toilets in the conference centre.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A female standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located beyond the door to the conference centre on the ground floor.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 16m from the main entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
  • Comments View
    • The male toilets are located towards the far right of the conference centre.