Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


Main Entrance
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  • Main Entrance
  • Door Handles
  • Threshold
  • Approach
  • Steps
Surfaces on the approach to the entrance are suitable for wheelchair users.
The door is manual.
There are pull handles.
The door opens out.
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.

Approach

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

Steps

Some users may experience difficulty as there are no handrails.
The steps do not have tactile paving to both the top and bottom of the flight.
Nosings do not effectively highlight the step edges.
The steps and the immediate area are well lit.
There are 2 steps to the next level.

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