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Deveril Building

Wiltshire College, Trowbridge Campus, College Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0ES

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in December 2020.
  • There have been no changes to the parking available.
  • Some entrances have been marked as entry or exit only to facilitate one-way systems and bubble zones within the buildings.
  • Anyone new to the College / visiting should only enter through Reception on each Campus.
  • Some entrances / exits have been marked as either entry or exit only.
  • Hand sanitiser is available at each entrance, and in public spaces throughout all buildings.
  • Signage is abundant throughout the College reminding to socially distance and to keep left in corridors.
  • Main Receptions desks have protective screens at all Campuses.
  • Lifts have been restricted by keys - anyone needing to use a lift must ask at Reception on arrival; lifts are single occupancy or (+ carer) only.
  • All toilets facilities are available - multi-cubicle facilities have been marked as single use / one-at-a-time only.
  • Face Masks / Coverings must be worn in all public spaces. Those with recognised exceptions should wear their lanyard / request a lanyard at Reception.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include :
    Ground Floor - Carpentry and Joinery, Painting and Decorating and Brickwork
    First Floor - Electrical Plumbing and Gas Assessment.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Trowbridge.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Trowbridge.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located true.
    • The car park is outside the Kennet Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 600cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • 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. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The parking bays are used for Kennet Building, Farleigh Building, Iford Building and Deveril.
    • The College uses Parking Eye to manage the car parks. There is a 15 minute waiting time for visitors. If a visitor plans to be longer than 15 minutes they must register their car at reception. Students and staff register their vehicles for daily use.

Outside Access (Main 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 towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The door has an additional leaf that increases the width to 160cm.

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 to the right of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / 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.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right after you enter.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 150cm (3ft 1in x 4ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Main Reception to the Deverill Building from the Kennet Building Rear Entrance

  • Visitors to the Deverill Building who have parked at the main entrance to the College in the Ashton Building can follow the internal route to the Kennet Building rear entrance. The route is approximately 220mlong.
  • On leaving the Kennet Building there are three steps facing you. The steps are shallow and have no handrails or clear edge markings. At the top of the steps turn right.
  • Alternatively, turn left under the canopy and go straight ahead for 8m then turn right and turn right again onto the diagonal slope. The slope is 10m long and does not have handrails.
  • At the top of the slope/steps go straight ahead, across the resin-bonded gravel surface to the ramp at the front of the Deverill Building.
  • There are five steps direct to the main entrance to your left. The steps have clear contrast and handrails.
  • The ramp is directly in front of you. The ramp is an easy slope with a level landing and has handrails both sides.
  • At the top of the ramp turn right and the entrance door to the Deverill Building is at the far end of the facade. The doors are automatic and open towards you.

Main Entrance to the Broughton Building (Ground Floor)

  • The internal distance from the main entrance to the Broughton Building is approximately 25m.
  • After entering the college via the main entrance proceed towards the reception desk and bear left.
  • On your left is a flight of four steps up to the entrance doors to the Broughton Building. The steps have handrails on both sides, clear markings and are medium height.
  • Alternatively, go straight ahead for 15m, past the reception desk on your right and passing the reception seating on your left. There is a ramp against the wall to your left. The ramp has handrails and level landings.
  • At the top of the ramp there is a level landing with the double doors to the Broughton Building on your right. These doors are 148cm in width and open automatically towards you via push pad. The height of the push pad is 95cm. Flooring throughout this part of the route is non-slip slate tile.
  • Beyond the Broughton Building entrance doors the corridor is carpeted.

Main Entrance to the Edington Building via the Broughton Building

  • Follow the route from the main entrance to the Broughton Building.
  • The internal distance from the main entrance to the Edington Building via the Broughton Building is approximately 85m.
  • The double doors to the Broughton Building are 148cm in width and open automatically towards you via push pad. The height of the push pad is 95cm.
  • Beyond the Broughton Building entrance doors the corridor is carpeted.
  • Go straight ahead for 40m, through the Broughton Building, passing the accessible and standard toilets on your left, to the double doors facing you.
  • The doors are 148cm in width and are held open away from you on magnetic catches (they will close automatically in the event of fire).
  • On passing through the door the flooring changes to a textured vinyl surface, which is slightly reflective. To your left is the outside access door to the Broughton Building and to the right stairs to the first floor.
  • Continue straight ahead through the internal double doors into the main corridor of the Edington Building. The doors are push pad operated and open automatically towards you. The doors are 148cm in width.

Main Entrance to the Kennet Building via the Broughton and Edington Builings

  • Follow the route sections from the main entrance through the Broughton and Edington Buildings.
  • The internal distance from the main entrance to the Kennet Building via the Broughton and Edington Buildings is approximately 125m.
  • Go straight ahead through the Edington Building passing the lift on your right and the Hygiene Room accessible toilet and shower facilities to your left.
  • Continue straight ahead along the corridor for 50m to the double doors facing you. The doors are 148cm in width and held open on magnetic catches (they will close automatically in the event of fire).
  • The flooring in the lobby is textured vinyl. The stairs to the first floor are to your left and beyond them the rear entrance.
  • Turn to the right through the double doors which are held open on magnetic catches (they will close in the event of fire). The width of the opening is 148cm.
  • Follow the corridor which is an easy upward slope with a carpeted surface. At the level landing turn left and continue up the slope. There are no handrails.
  • At the next landing, on the left, is the Kennet Building side entrance and a lift for the use of mobility impaired people only.
  • Continue straight ahead on the slope for a further 5m then turn right at the top.
  • Ahead is the corridor serving the Art Department.
  • There is an open doorway 5m to your left which leads directly into Costa Coffee with the counter to your right and seating to the left. The flooring in this area is vinyl tiles.
  • Go straight ahead for 15m into the atrium area at the rear entrance. The doors are 180cm in width and open automatically away from you. There is a slight threshold in the doorway.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right after you enter, along the ground floor corridor.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 232cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 7in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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 49cm (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 can 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 View
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar accessible toilet on the first floor, with the transfer space on the left.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.