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Priorsfield Lecture Theatres

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include two lecture rooms (Clarke Room and Stewart Room) in two buildings next to each other.
  • Comments
    • Priorsfield Lecture Theatres are located behind the main Priorsfield building.

Location

  • The venue is situated in Edgbaston Park Road, approximately 1km, (15 minutes walk) from the centre of the University.
  • The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline Railway Station is University.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • 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.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 not 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 not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • Designated parking is available within the car park of the adjacent Priorsfield Building.

Outside Access (Clarke Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (All Entrances)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrances.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Stewart Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Inside Access

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

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

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 not Text Relay aware.