Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Learning and Education Resource Centre
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  • Learning and Education Resource Centre
  • Circulation
  • Coffee Machines
  • Internal Doors
  • Lighting
  • Reception
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
  • Toilets
  • Toilets
There is no accessible route to this area.
Ground is not accessible

Acoustics

The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Coffee Machines

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

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 no accessible route to this area.
learning and Education Resource centre is not accessible
There is a lowered counter section provided.
There is an induction loop available.
Literature is available in large print.
There is literature available in Braille.
Literature is available in an audio format.
There are members of staff who can speak alternative languages.

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

There is no accessible route to this area.
learning and Education Resource centre is not accessible
The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
Please be aware a larger cubicle is not available for ambulant disabled people.

Toilets

There is no accessible route to this area.
learning and Education Resource centre is not accessible
The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
A low-level urinal is not provided in the male WC.
Please be aware a larger cubicle is not available for ambulant disabled people.
There are no handrails positioned either side of the urinal for support.

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