Bedford Hospital

Location Details

Address

Kempston Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK42 9DJ

Access in Detail


GUM
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  • GUM
  • Circulation
  • Female Toilets
  • Internal Doors
  • Lighting
  • Male Toilets
  • Reception
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Surfaces
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Acoustics

The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Female Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.

Internal Doors

The doors are manual.
There is a pull handle.
Please be aware that the opening width of the doorway is 661mm.
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.

Male Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.

Reception

There is not a lowered counter section provided.
The height of the standard desk is 1132mm.
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.
There are members of staff who can speak alternative languages.

Seating

The seats provided are stable.
The seating may not suit all intended users as there are no armrests.

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.

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