Manor Road Page 2

reception

Reception

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There is a porter’s desk located directly on the left hand side as you enter the main foyer space. The desk is behind a concrete plinth thus not lowered.

There is a fixed and portable loop here.

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stairs

Stairs

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The stairs in the Manor Road Building are concrete and have tactile edgings and railings on ascending sections only.  The visual contrast is poor, although the stair wells are well lit with natural light.

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doors

Doors

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The building has two types of door, fully glazed (without markings) and large doors with a vision panel. Each has a large handle are not too heavy to operate. The only power doors are on the accessible entrance and the automatic doors to the library.

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lecture theatre

Lecture Theatres

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There is a lecture theatre located on the first floor located off the main atrium.  There is a space for a wheelchair at both the rear and front of the lecture theatre, there is a gentle slope to reach the front of the theatre and the staging area is ramped for those that need to teach. The seating has built in desks so those that need a writing surface should arrange one ahead of time.

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seminar room

Seminar Rooms

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The seminar rooms are located off the main atrium, on levels 1 (seminar room A and B), 2 (seminar rooms C, D, E and F), and 3 (seminar room G). They are all level access and have flexible furniture to allow for any users needs.  An infra red system is in use in all teaching rooms when required.

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it

Accessible Computers

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There are computer clusters in the Social Science Library.  There is also an IT room located on the second floor although this is for teaching only.

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common room

Common Rooms

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There is a large common room located adjacent to the cafe space on the first floor.  It can be accessed from the lobby and through the cafe.

 On the third floor there is some informal seating at the top of the stairs and each department has some seating in the reception area.

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cafe

Cafe

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There is a café located on the first floor, turn right at the top of the stairs and there is a canteen area and seating beyond.

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adapted furniture

Specialist equipment

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There are two height adjustable desks in the Social Science Library. The Politics department also has two height adjustable desks.

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At a glance

On-site disabled parking spaces 4
Parking nearby (within 200m) Pay and Display
Main entrance Level
Door entry Automatic
Direct contact to reception Intercom
Number of floors 4
Accessible toilets 5
Hearing support system Yes