William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


Stair Lobby.
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  • Stair Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Stairs to the Education Centre.
  • Stairs to the Education Centre.
  • Handrails.
  • Landing.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of a single door is 800mm.
There is adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door while clear of door swing.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Stairs

There are handrails.
The handrail is in good order.
Some users may have difficulty as the handrails do not meet the required specification.
There is a visual contrast at the top and bottom of the steps.

Signage

The signs are in a logical position.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Surfaces

The floor surface is suitable for the passage of wheelchair users.
The junctions between floor surfaces are correctly detailed and free from height variation.
The floor surfaces are slip resistant.

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