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Sports Pavilion

Falmer Campus, University of Brighton, Village Way, Brighton, BN1 9PH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include 6 changing rooms and recreation services.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Falmer Campus.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Falmer.
  • 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 Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
    • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 600cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 14m (15yd 11in) from the accessible changing room.
    • The furthest designated bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the accessible changing room.
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does 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.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance from the car park and changing rooms.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading from the bottom of the ramp to the top.
  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Changing Rooms)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor opposite the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open both ways.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Changing Room (1 and 2)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located on the ground floor opposite the car park.
  • The accessible changing room is 17m (18yd 1ft) from the Blue Badge bays.
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower, handrails and a changing table.
  • Other facilities available are an accessible toilet.
  • There is level access to the changing room.

Standard Changing Room (3, 4, 5, and 6)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the ground floor opposite the car park.
  • The standard changing room is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Blue Badge bays.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 240cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 10in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

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