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Wright Robinson Hall

The University of Manchester, Altrincham Street, Manchester, M1 7JA

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Manchester.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Manchester Piccadilly.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the entrance as you face it.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 138cm (4ft 6in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

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

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are C-Q.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There is no Floor I.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are C-Q.
  • The lift is 15m (16yd 15in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 93cm x 137cm (3ft x 4ft).
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accommodation

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.