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.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Corridor.
  • Circulation.
  • Lift.
  • Stairs.
  • Handrails.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Doors

These doors are held open.
There is a double door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 1500mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.

Internal Doors

These doors are held open and will close if the fire alarm is activated.
There is a double door. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 1500mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.

Corridor

General Area

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

Lift

From Ground Floor
To 2nd 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 are at an accessible height.
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 three lifts here, giving access to all floors. Patients have priority over visitors.

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 no 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.

Acoustics

The background noise is kept to a minimum level.

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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