Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details


Higher Kingston
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail

Day Surgery Theatre and Endoscopy Unit.
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  • Day Surgery Theatre and Endoscopy Unit.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Reception Desk for Day Surgery Theatre and Endoscopy Unit.
  • Lowered Counter.
  • Assistance Bell.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens both in and out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 836mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Reception Desk for Day Surgery Theatre and Endoscopy Unit.

There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is at a maximum height of 760mm.
The height of the counter is 760mm.
The width of the lowered counter section is adequate.
There is sufficient space in front of the counter for wheelchair users.
There is adequate lighting to both sides of the counter and the lighting avoids silhouetting.
There are no induction loops available.
There is an assistance bell on the wall to the left of the counter.


The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Some customers may not find the seating suitable as the seats are all at the same height.
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.


The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.


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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