William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


Stair Lobby.
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  • Stair Lobby.
  • Corridor.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Vision panels.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Lift.
  • Lifts.
  • Stairs.
  • Handrails.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Surfaces.

Corridor

Internal Doors

These doors are held open by automatic fire closing devices.
There is a double door. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of a single door is 805mm.
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.

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.

Internal Doors

These doors are locked open and will close if the fire alarm is activated.
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 820mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.

Lift

To 1st Floor
The lift car dimensions are sufficient for a wheelchair user and their companion.
The lift doors open to a minimum width of 800mm.
The outer lift controls may not be at an accessible height for all visitors. Should you require help please ask a member of staff for assistance
The outer call buttons are 1200mm from the floor.
The inner lift controls are at an accessible height.
The lift does not have audible announcements.
There is a visual display indicating level information.
The alarm button is fitted with a visual acknowledgement that the alarm bell has sounded.
The lift does not have a separate entrance and exit door.
There are handrails within the lift.
The lift does not have a dual height handrail.
There are two identical lifts here. Patients have priority for use over visitors. Both lifts give access to all floors.

Stairs

From Ground Floor
To 2nd Floor
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.

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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