Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details

Address

Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail


Third Floor Stair Lobby.
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  • Third Floor Stair Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Stairs to all Floors.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Corridor to Stair Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
  • Corridor.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Toilets.
  • 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 805mm.
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.

Stairs

From 9th 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 a visual contrast at the top and bottom of the steps.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

Corridor to Stair Lobby

Internal Doors

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 805mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.
These doors are locked in the open position at all times.

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.

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.

Corridor

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Automatic powered. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 805mm.
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.
The doors are automatic.
The automatic doors remain open long enough for a slow-moving person to pass through.

Toilets

The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.
A low-level urinal is not provided in the male WC.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.
Please note that this area is used to store trolleys which may make the passageway narrower.

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

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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