Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Cygnet Wing Lift and Stair Lobby
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  • Cygnet Wing Lift and Stair Lobby
  • Circulation
  • Internal Doors
  • Lighting
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
  • Toilets
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Acoustics

The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.

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.

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.

Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
There is a larger cubicle provided that may be suitable for ambulant disabled people.
There are handrails provided at both sides of the WC pan.

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