Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Britannia Road Entrance
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  • Britannia Road Entrance
  • Signage
  • Threshold
  • Approach
  • Ramps
  • Seating
  • Steps
Surfaces on the approach to the entrance are suitable for wheelchair users.
The door is automatic.
The door is automatic powered.
The door slides open.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The threshold is level.

Approach

The approach route is at a minimum width of 1800mm.
The approach route is clearly defined.
The approach route is free from obstructions.

Ramps

Some visitors may find the ramp difficult to navigate.
There are handrails.
The ramp and immediate area is well lit.

Seating

The seats provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.

Steps

There are handrails.
The steps do not have tactile paving to both the top and bottom of the flight.
Nosings effectively highlight the step edges.
The steps and the immediate area are well lit.
The stairs lead directly on to a drop off area so caution should be taken
There are 3 steps to the next level.

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