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Lecture Theatre 0.53

Photograph of Lecture Theatre 0.53 in the Bute Building  Photograph of the wheelchair space in Lecture Theatre 0.53 in the Bute Building


Accessible and Induction Loop Symbols


This room is wheelchair accessible



Accessible Route

From the main entrance on King Edward VII Avenue: Take the lift to the lower ground floor and turn right.  Follow the corridor and 0.53 is ahead on the right.

From the car park use the side entrance door: Follow the corridor around to the right.  Take the first corridor on the left, then turn right.  0.53 is ahead on the left.  Please note: to use this entrance you will need a validated University card.

A plan of this floor, with the access routes highlighted, is available as a pdf on the top right of this page.  



Facilities and Room Information

0.53 is a fixed seating, tiered lecture theatre.

There is level access to the front of the theatre, but not the back.

There is 1 designated wheelchair space at the front left of the theatre (pictured above).

An accessible height and tilt adjustable table is available (pictured above).

The room is fitted with an induction loop.  Please use the T switch on your hearing device to use the loop.

The microphone linked to the induction loop is fixed on the lectern.  Please ensure you speak towards the microphone.

The white board is adjustable.

The lectern surface is 1m from the floor.  The back of the lectern is taller, raising to 1200mm.

Space behind the lectern is at minimum space 870mm and maximum space 970mm.

There are handrails along the walls leading to the tiered seating.



Emergency Evacuation

All fire exit routes and exits are clearly sign posted using the green running man.  Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the exits and exit routes.

Level Egress: Turn right out of 0.53.  Follow the corridor ahead then to the left.  Follow the corridor to the end then right.  The exit door is on the left. Press the button on the wall to exit into the car park.  In the event of power failure, this door will open automatically.  

Egress via stairs: Turn left out of 0.53.  Follow the corridor ahead, to the right and up the stairs.  The main exit is to the left.  

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 will need to contact their School / Division Disability 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.

In an emergency evacuation the lifts must not be used.


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