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Sandwell Hospital Radio

Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4HJ

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Access Guide

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Introduction

  • Sandwell Hospital Radio is located in an outbuilding on the hospital site.

Opening Times

  • Monday 18:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 18:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 18:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday 16:00 - 22:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in West Bromwich.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Sandwell and Dudley.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 278cm x 450cm (9ft 1in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 14m (15yd 11in) from the entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user not at all.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • 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.

Outside Access (Sandwell Hospital Radio Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are light.
    • The door opening is 69cm (2ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Sandwell Hospital Radio 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 steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.

Accessible Toilet

  • Adapted facilities are located on the ground floor of the main hospital building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard facilities are located on the ground floor of the main hospital buiding.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.