William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details


Kennington Road
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail

Delivery Suite.
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  • Delivery Suite.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Intercom.
  • Telephone.
  • Vending Machine.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is not at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of a single door is 780mm. The second door can be opened if required.
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.
These doors are kept locked. Visitors must use the intercom to gain access to the Delivery Suite.


The intercom would not be able to be used independently by a wheelchair user due to its height.
There is no induction loop available.


The telephones are located where there is minimal background noise.
The telephone would not be able to be used independently by a wheelchair user due to the height of the phone.
The telephone is at a height of 1400mm.
There is an integral inductive coupler available.

Vending Machine

Wheelchair users can access and turn around in front of the vending machine.
The controls are within the recommended height specification.
The control buttons are easy to operate.


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.


The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

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