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Science Block

Mossley Hill Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, L17 6BD

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The I.M.Marsh Library occupies the majority of the ground floor of this building, so the science labs are all located on other floors.
    • The Art, Design and Technology areas of the North Building are accessed from the ground floor of the Science Block.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Aigburth.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Aigburth.
  • Comments View
    • Services within this venue are laboratories, classrooms and lecturers rooms.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Shared Section (pakring)

Outside Access (Science Block Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in).

Level Change (Science Block Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading from the car park to the building.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Other Floors

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    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2.
    • The stairs are located to the left on entering the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 7m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, light, double doors to access the stairwell on the ground floor.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the laboratories and lecture rooms.
  • Comments View
    • The handrail is only on the left for the first two steps.
    • There are also stairs on the far side of the building which lead to the Microbiology and Food Sciences labs.
    • These have handrails on both sides covering all stairs.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.