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Joseph Wright Centre, Derby College, Cathedral Road, Derbyshire, DE1 3PA

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Access Guide

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Introduction

Opening Times (Shop)

  • Monday 08:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 19:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • This venue is located on the A6012 in the centre of Derby. There are multiple routes to get to the College.
    • There is a small underground car park available to use if required. However, parking must be booked before arrival. There are Blue Badge bays and staff parking available.
  • By Bus View
    • The closest bus stop to the college is located on Cathedral Road, outside the Queens Leisure Centre. This route is not very well run and only has 3 busses that run along it; 17, 17A and 114.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Derby Midland, which is 1.2 miles from the site. There are bus and taxi routes from the station to the college.

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located underneath the building.
    • The car park type is underground.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 3 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 320cm x 450cm (10ft 6in x 14ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff, visitors and Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is level access to the car park from the Joseph Wright building.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the Joseph Wright building.
    • The nearest designated bay is 1m (3ft 3in) from the car park entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

Entrance (Shop Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the main foyer.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).

Counter

  • The desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the shop entrance.
  • Varde Shop Counter is located to the left as you enter the shop entrance.
  • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this counter.
  • The lighting levels in this area are good.
  • The reception counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located on the opposite side of the foyer from the shop.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located on the opposite side of the foyer from the shop.