Bedford Hospital

Location Details


Kempston Road
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail

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  • Pharmacy
  • Accessible WC
  • Circulation
  • Internal Doors to Pharmacy
  • Lighting
  • Pharmacy Counter
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
  • Unisex Toilet
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Accessible WC

The toilet layout is suitable for right-handed transfers.
The door width is adequate.
There are grab rails provided.
There is an assistance alarm.


The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.

General Area

Clear widths are restricted and may prevent access for wheelchair users.

Internal Doors to Pharmacy

The doors are manual.
There is a pull handle.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The threshold is level.
The pull handle is within reach of all users.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.
These doors are left open when the pharmacy is open.


The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Pharmacy Counter

There is not a lowered counter section provided.
The height of the standard counter is 1143mm.
There is adequate lighting to both sides of the counter and the lighting avoids silhouetting.
There are no induction loops available.
There is a chip and pin machine available.


The seats provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.


The signs are at an appropriate height.
Symbols are used to supplement the text.
The signboard surface does minimise glare and reflection.


The floor surface is suitable for the passage of wheelchair users.
The floor surfaces are slip resistant.

Unisex Toilet

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.

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