Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Main Entrance Lobby
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  • Main Entrance Lobby
  • Cash Machine
  • Circulation
  • Internal Doors
  • Lighting
  • Reception
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
  • Telephones
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Acoustics

The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.

Cash Machine

Wheelchair users can access and turn round in front of the cash machine.
The controls are within the recommended height specification.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Internal Doors

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.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Reception

There is a lowered counter section provided.
There is no induction loop available at the reception desk
Literature is available in large print.
There is literature available in Braille.
Literature is available in an audio format.
A sign language interpreter cannot be provided.
Literature is not available in alternative languages.
There are members of staff who can speak alternative languages.

Seating

The seats provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Seating is provided in a range of heights.

Signage

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

Surfaces

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

Telephones

The telephone can be used by both standing users and wheelchair users.

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