Bedford Hospital

Location Details


Kempston Road
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail

Main Entrance
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  • Main Entrance
  • Signage
  • Door Handles
  • Threshold
  • Approach
  • Drop Off
  • Ramps
Surfaces on the approach to the entrance are suitable for wheelchair users.
The door is manual.
There is a lever handle.
The door opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The threshold is level.
The lever handle is within reach of all users.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.


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

Drop Off

The drop off point is in a convenient location.
There is direct level access from the drop off point to the pavement or designated pedestrianised area.


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

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