The conference will take place at the University of Leeds, in Baines Wing (Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT - building 58 on the campus map/large print version). There will be three accessible rooms available for the event: one where the conference will be hosted (Baines G.37), one for breaks and lunch (Baines G.28), and one designated quiet room (Michael Sadler G.06). Throughout the event, the participants are welcome to take as many breaks as needed and use the quiet room as well as the breaks room at their discretion.
Building Accessibility Information
- The venue and all three rooms are wheelchair/mobile device accessible and are not situated on a road with steep gradient.
- The building has two sets of doors, both of which open automatically. The outside door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide whilst the inside door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
- There is a moderate permanent ramp or slope to access the building, located leading to the entrance.
- The building has a hearing assistance system (portable loop) and lighting levels are varied.
- There are accessible toilets (unisex) within this venue designated for public use (with a pictorial signage on or near the toilet door). The accessible toilet is 23m (25yd) from the Baines Wing entrance, located on the right of the building. There is level access to the accessible toilet and the door opens outwards. The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in) and the dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 175cm (4ft 10in x 5ft 9in).
- The venue has its own car park (2 designated parking bays) and the route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance (assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps). The car park is not free for all users. Should you need a parking space, please contact the organisers so that adequate arrangements are made.
- Further information about the building can be found here: http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/university-of-leeds/baines-wing-2
- For people with various impairments, we are able to assign personal assistants to help navigate the conference (on advance request, please contact the organisers or state it in your registration form).
- For people with visual impairments, there will be programmes and brochures available in large prints and, on request, in Braille (please contact the organisers or state it in your registration form).
- Childcare: We are not able to offer childcare in the conference venue, but we have identified a childcare centre located on campus (http://www.brightbeginningschildcare.co.uk/) which can be utilised for the duration of the conference if requested. Should you need to make use of this service, please contact the organisers as soon as possible as there is limited availability.
- Food I: We will be offering lunch and snacks for breaks. The caterers can accommodate any dietary needs. The delegates are kindly asked to state any requirements or allergies when completing the registration form.
- Food II: There will be a conference dinner which will be held at Thai Edge Restaurant (7 Calverley Street, LS1 3DA). It is roughly equidistant between Leeds University and Leeds Train Station. The venue has an accessible entrance as well as accessible toilets. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the conference organisers.
- Should you have any other specific requirements regarding any aspect of the conference, please do not hesitate to state it when completing the registration form or to contact us via email. We are dedicated to making this event as inclusive as possible and we will do our absolute best to accommodate all needs.
If you have any further queries or you wish to contact the organisers, please do not hesitate to email us at PRHSmaps@leeds.ac.uk or use the website's contact form.