William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details

Address

Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail


Lift and Stair Lobby.
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  • Lift and Stair Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Doors

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 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 not within reach of all users.
Handles may be high for some visitors at a height of 1100mm.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Seating

The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Seating is provided in a range of heights.
There is space for a wheelchair user to pull up alongside a seated companion.
There is space for an assistance dog to rest.

General Area

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

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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