The Martin Wood Lecture Theatre has its own dedicated entrance. There is ramped and stepped access to a secure powered door. The door is opened by swipe card access - the swipe card reader is 127 cm high. The door has a clear width of 81 cm.
There is also access to the lecture theatre via the main entrance and reception - there is both stepped and ramped access.
There are double doors into a small entrance lobby with each leaf having a clear width of 78 cm. However, both leaves can be held open if needed. There are further doors into the lecture theatre with the same dimensions. These can also be held open.
There is step free access across a level area with wheelchair space at either end. There is no raised stage - speakers are at the ground floor level. There is no other seating at this level apart from the space for wheelchairs at either end.
There is steep tiered seating, with two flights of stairs. The stairs have high contrast edges but do not have handrails.
It also possible to access the lecture theatre from the first floor, although this is only via steps.
There is an infrared hearing support system installed in the lecture theatre. The department will provide headsets with either earbuds or a loop.
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