Andrew Wiles Building Page 2

reception

Reception

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There is a reception desk (with a lowered section) on the left hand side of the lobby space. As you enter from the courtyard pass over the bridge.  If you are coming from the disabled parking bays, the reception desk is directly in front of the accessible entrance.

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stairs

Stairs

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The stairs have wooden steps with two types of wood forming contrast with a raised edge for tactile differentiation.  There are railings on the both sides of the stairs for those that need it.

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doors

Doors

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The space within the building is predominantly open plan. Doors to offices and meeting spaces have a vision panel. There are large glass doors leading into each half of the building, these are not automated but reception staff can assist those that need it.  Entry doors into the building are either automated or on a push button.

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library

Library

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The Maths Institute Library is located on the ground floor just past the reception desk (on the right hand side).  There is a large open plan area with a sofa and and shelving beyond.  The shelving is quite tight and tall so some users may need to ask for assistance.

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lecture theatre

Lecture Theatres

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There are three lectures theatres located in the basement. 

L1-The largest lecture theatre one has space for wheelchair users at the front but these guests will be required to be escorted down a corridor to the lift then via some doors to the front of the theatre. 
There is also a lift leading up to the stage for speakers with mobility problems.

L2-This lecture theatre has spaces at the rear and the front for disabled users. Again for those that need to be at the front or will be conducting lectures there is a corridor located alongside the theatre leading to a platform lift.

L3-This lecture theatre has spaces for wheelchair users located at the rear of the theatre only.

All lectures theatres have steps with high contrast and tactile edging. There are railings down the steps at the sides of the lecture theatres.

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seminar room

Seminar Rooms

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There are seminar rooms located throughout the Andrew Wiles Building.

All seminar rooms are level access and have a large tables and flexible seating.

In the basement off the main lobby there are multiple teaching rooms set up with desks in rows and flexible seating.

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it

Accessible Computers

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There is a computer cluster located off the mezzanine lobby space for student use. To reach this space take the lift down from the ground floor.

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common room

Common Rooms

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There is a large common room located on the first floor between the two halves of the building. There are sofas and occasional tables.

Throughout the building are tea points/kitchenettes and clusters of sofas on the first floor left hand wing.

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library

Library

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There is a library located on the ground floor just past the reception desk (through the glass doors) on the right hand side.  Once inside there is an open plan area with sofas, computer terminals and shelving beyond.  The corridors between shelves are quite tight and the shelves are high, so those with mobility impairments may need assistance.

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cafe

Cafe

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There is café located in the lobby area of the basement, access is via the stairs leading down from the ground floor lobby or via the lifts, and users without a registered card will need to be escorted by a member of reception staff as the lifts are located behind the secure departmental doors. In order to retake the lift from the basement an enabled card or a pin code (from reception) will call the lift.

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adapted furniture

Specialist equipment

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All desks are height adjustable if required by ordering an addtional set of legs.  Please let the department know if you have this requirement.

Across the department there are 3 different models of desk task chairs which can be tried to suit the users needs.

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At a glance

On-site disabled parking spaces 2
Parking nearby (within 200m) Pay and Display
Main entrance Level
Alternative entrance (level access) Yes
Door entry Powered
Direct contact to reception Yes
Number of floors 5
Accessible toilets 14
Hearing support system Yes