- The venue is very close to Preston mainline train station.
- To get from the station to the venue by taxi takes 10 minutes or so, depending on traffic. The cost was £3.50 at the time these notes were put together.
- You can also walk/wheelchair to the venue. It takes around 10 minutes for a slow walker. This does involve crossing several roads and a large roundabout at a very busy main road junction.
- All 3 parts of the campus we will be using are within 5 minutes walk/wheelchair of each other on level routes.
Liberty Court, the accommodation block, is subdivided into groups of rooms with disabled rooms on the ground floor and other rooms on higher levels accessed by stairs.
- All rooms are en-suite, with wet rooms for disabled rooms and shower cubicles for others.
- Beds are new and ¾ size. A bedding pack is supplied but you will need to make the bed yourself.
- WiFi is available for internet access.
- Each group of rooms has a kitchen of standard height with pots/pans/plates and cutlery provided.
- Shopping and take away meals can be delivered to rooms.
Harrington Building, where workshops and the restaurant are located, has a large lecture room but doors are not automatic.
- The lecture room has space for several wheelchairs, and has a loop system for hard of hearing.
- The restaurant provides both vegetarian and vegan meals
- The workshop rooms are accessible by stairs and lift
- All rooms seemed bright with no flickering lighting.
- Signs for toilets will be changed by BiCon, for use as gender neutral ones.
Students Union will be used for registration and the bar.
- The bar is on the 1st floor, accessible by stairs and 1 lift.
- Outdoor smoking area is fully accessible
Generally access seems to be good with exceptions as noted.