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The Health Centre, 47 Park Place

  Photograph of 47 Park Place  Photograph of the external ramp leading to 47 Park Place

 

47 Park Place is located on Park Place, next to the Students Union and opposite Main Building.  The Health Centre is on the ground floor and the Occupational Safety,  Health and Environment Unit is located on the first floor. 

 

 


Pedestrian Access

Photograph of the entrance door to 47 Park Place

 

There is level access along Park Place and there are dropped kerbs at the traffic crossing. 

There is a ramp leading to the entrance of 47 Park Place (ramp gradient of 1/9) with handrails on both sides.

There is a flat landing area at the top of the ramp.

There are also two steps with handrails leading to the entrance.

The outer door will always be open when the Health Centre is open.

The inner door is an automated sliding door, which is opened by swiping your University ID card. The card reader is positioned 1m from the floor.

There is an intercom button for assistance which is positioned 1100mm from the floor.

When exiting the building there is a push pad to release the automated sliding door. This is positioned at 800mm from the floor and 1100mm away from the door.

 


Parking Information

On-street parking is available along Park Place.  There is a designated area in front of the Students Union Building, which is for blue badge holders only.  

 


Reception

  Photograph of reception in 47 Park Place  Photograph of the seating in the Health Centre reception, 47 Park Place

 

The Health Centre reception is located to the left of the entrance.  The reception is clearly sign posted and has very good lighting levels. 

Colour contrast between the floor and the walls is good.

The reception counter does not have a low section.

There is seating available and space for wheelchairs.

A water dispenser is available.

 


Toilet Facilities

  Photograph of the accessible toilet on the ground floor of 47 Park Place

 

The accessible toilet is located past reception, down the corridor on the right.  There is a small ramp with a gradient of 1/11 in the corridor. 

The light switch is 1300mm from the floor.

The lock on the inside of the toilet is a slide lock.   

 


Emergency Evacuation

The emergency exit route is clearly labelled throughout the building (green running man signs). Please familiarise yourself with the emergency exit route. The assembly point in the event of an emergency evacuation is outside the front of the building.

If you think you might require assistance in the event of an emergency evacuation, you must arrange a Personalised Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) as soon as possible. Students must contact their School Disability Contact to arrange a PEEP. Staff must contact their School / Division Disabilty Contact or their manager to arrange a PEEP. Please remember that it is your responsibility to inform the relevant person that you require a PEEP to be set up.

   


Health Centre

The Health Centre is located on the ground floor and is open Monday - Friday 9am - 4.30pm.  

Telephone: 029 2087 4810

Email: Health@cardiff.ac.uk

 


Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Unit

The Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Unit is located on the first floor of 47 Park Place. There is currently no level access to the first floor.

Stairs leading to the first floor are to the left of the entrance.  There is a handrail on the left hand side and the steps are clearly highlighted.