Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details


Higher Kingston
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail

Ground Floor Lift Lobby.
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  • Ground Floor Lift Lobby.
  • Internal Doors.
  • Passenger Lift.
  • Lift Interior.
  • Two Available Lifts.
  • Signage.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens out.
The threshold is level.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Passenger Lift

From 1st Floor
To 3rd 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 are at an accessible height.
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 no handrails within the lift.
There are two identical lifts available here.


The signs are in a logical position.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.


The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

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