Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details


Higher Kingston
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail

Outpatients Entrance Lobby.
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  • Outpatients Entrance Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Information Phone.
  • Seating.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.

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 850mm.
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.

Information Phone

The telephones are located where there is minimal background noise.
The telephone would not be able to be used independently by a wheelchair user due to the height of the phone.
There is an integral inductive coupler available.
This information point is a Hospital Information and taxi ordering phone.


The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
There is space for a wheelchair user to pull up alongside a seated companion.
There is space for an assistance dog to rest.


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.


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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