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.
  • Lift.
  • Lift.
  • Lift.
  • Stairs.
  • Handrails.
  • Stairs.
  • Handrails.
  • Vending Machines.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Powered with a manual push button to operate. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 1450mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The doors are automatic.
The automatic doors remain open long enough for a slow-moving person to pass through.

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 are at an accessible height.
The inner 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 inner lift controls are at a height of 1400mm.
The lift has 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 is a single height handrail at a height of 900mm.

Lift

To Ground 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 may not be at an accessible height for all visitors. Should you require help please ask a member of staff for assistance
The inner lift controls are at a height of 1400mm.
The lift has 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 is a single height handrails at a height of 900mm.

Stairs

To 1st Floor
There are handrails.
The handrail is in good order.
The handrails are of the correct specification.
There is no visual contrast at the top and bottom of the steps.

Stairs

To 1st Floor
There are handrails.
The handrail is in good order.
The handrails are of the correct specification.
There is no visual contrast at the top and bottom of the steps.

Vending Machines

Wheelchair users can not access and cannot turn around in front of the vending machine.
The controls are within the recommended height specification.
The control buttons are easy to operate.

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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