William Harvey Hospital 

Location Details


Kennington Road
TN24 0LZ

Access in Detail

Paula Carr Diabetes Centre Entrance.
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  • Paula Carr Diabetes Centre Entrance.
  • Exit push pad.
  • Approach to the Paula Carr Diabetes Centre.
  • Crossing point.
  • Seating.
  • Ramp to the Paula Carr Diabetes Centre Entrance.
  • Handrails.
There is weather protection provided.
There is a double door. Automatic powered. Powered with a manual push button to operate. Sliding.
The doors are automatic on entry and manually powered on exit. The push pad to activate the door on exit is to the left of the exit.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
There is adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door while clear of door swing.
Please be aware that the threshold is not level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The doors are automatic.
The door activation system is clearly distinguishable from the background.
The automatic doors remain open long enough for a slow-moving person to pass through.


The approach route is at a minimum width of 1800mm.
Crossing points have the provision of tactile paving.
There is blister tactile paving.
There are no drainage grates along the approach route.
There are no rainwater gullies along the approach route.
The approach route is clearly defined.
The approach route is free from obstructions.
There is seating available at intervals along the route.


Some visitors may find the ramp difficult to navigate.
There are handrails.
The handrail is in good order.
Some users may have difficulty as the handrails do not meet the required specification.

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