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Trowbridge Fitness Room

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

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Trowbridge campus.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Trowbridge.
  • There is 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 all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the Broughton Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 365cm x 610cm (11ft 12in x 20ft).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • 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 not have tactile paving.
    • 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 a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located to the right of the designated bays as you enter the car park.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge parking bays are to be used for Edington, Broughton, Lacock and Ashton Buildings, Arc Theatre, Sports Hall, Students Common and Pegasus Food Court.
    • 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 (Arc Theatre)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 152cm (4ft 12in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is push pad controlled to enter the building.
    • The push pad is at a height of 86cm.

Level Change (Arc Theatre)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to to rear of the building to the right before the common room.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading to the main entrance.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.

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 bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is not a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the foot of the stairs.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The lift is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the Common Room entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 80cm (3ft 3in x 2ft 7in).
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • The platform lift overcomes the steps from the ground floor to the first floor.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the mezzanine level of the student common room.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • This door can be used as an accessible entrance into the fitness room but is usually locked. A key can be obtained at the receptions in both the Broughton and Arc Theatre buildings.

Inside Access (Fitness Room)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the fitness suite.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the mezzanine floor of the student common room.
    • The fitness suite is 3m (3yd 10in) from the common room lift.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • Level access is by lift.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Main Entrance to the Student Common Room

  • The distance from the main entrance to the Student Common Room is approximately 90m.
  • After entering the college via the main entrance proceed towards the reception desk and bear left.
  • Go straight ahead passing the interview rooms to the double doors. The doors are 180cm in width and open automatically towards you. Once through the doors the flooring changes from non-slip slate tile to carpet.
  • Beyond the doors go straight ahead, passing the Sports Hall on the left.
  • The Student Common Room is 25m ahead, immediately in front of you.

Trowbridge Fitness Room from the Student Common Room

  • Enter the Student Common Room and turn right.
  • There is a flight of stairs with a platform lift which gives access to the first floor entrance to the Trowbridge Fitness Room.
  • Alternatively there is a flight of stairs opposite the Sports Hall entrance without a lift.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest adapted toilet is located at the rear of the Arc Theatre.
  • Please see the guide for Arc Theatre for further details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard female and male toilets are located at the rear of the ARC Theatre.
  • Please see the guide for ARC Theatre for further details.

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.