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Altris

Contact Information

Altris
82 Wyndham St, Auckland 1001
-36.846237,174.761121
Phone: 021 321 488
Fax: Not available
www.altris.co.nz

Accessibility Report

Summary

Gold

Altris is a business dedicated to supporting other business organisations through coaching senior managers, executives and partners to achieve their goals. The office is situated within easy walking distance of the Auckland CBD. The office is custom-designed and accessible, located on the ground floor opening directly off an open courtyard.

View the full accessibility report for Altris.

Ratings by Access Group

The Be. Welcome Assessment rates the accessibility of the organisation in each of the following 5 access groups, as well as providing an overall rating:

Overall Rating
Gold 80%
Vision
Gold 81%
Hearing
Gold 81%
Mobility
Gold 81%
Parents
Gold 82%
Learning & Intellectual
Gold 83%

Vision

Gold

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a vision impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.altris.co.nz
      • The website is easy to navigate with good information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are not distributed for general marketing purposes, however information can be sent out on request. The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
      • The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The closest bus stops are 63 Albert Street (West), Wellesley Street, opposite 103 from Mt Eden, or Custom Street East, opposite Fort Lane from Remuera.
    • Car parking:

      • The Wilson Car Park (known as the Farmers Car Park) opposite the Altris office is a multi-storey park with access from either Wyndham Street or Hobson Street. The only accessible car park space on the ground floor had the symbol painted over in black paint. The ticket machine would not be easy to reach from a wheel chair and the Help button obtained no response. For pedestrians getting in and out of the car park from the road, the door appears to be an emergency door only, but is in fact the main access door. It is recommended that anyone using the car park crosses Wyndham Street at the traffic lights to get to the Altris Office, 82 Wyndham Street.
      • There is accessible car parking.
      • Ground floor
      • There is shelter over the accessible car parking.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts. Visitors to the office attend by appointment only, so anyone with access needs would be expected and met if necessary.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
    • Kerb Side:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The Altris office is located on the ground floor of a multi level building, with direct access from the pavement, within a spacious courtyard.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • There are no tactile indicators installed to help navigate to the main entrance.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Entry is via double glass, swing doors (one being wide enough for most wheel chairs to enter without opening the second door). To reach the toilets that are situated in the adjoining corridor, the most accessible route is to go out of the Altris front entrance to the courtyard and back into the building via the automatic, double glass sliding doors (next door).
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • This very small organisation has four professional staff (partners) who work in the office as and when appropriate. Clients visit by appointment only and it is the nature of the partners to be compassionate and helpful in a way that individual needs would be addressed.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • A small open plan office with entrance area, waiting area and board room open to view from the entrance. Three small interview rooms run off the main area. The lighting is good, atmosphere friendly, ambiance welcoming, with no physical barriers. The furniture is comfortable, and easily moved should more space be required.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • Any permanently fixed objects are detectable by a person using a cane.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • There is a handrail against the wall where there is a slight change in level
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • The main exit is via the front door. Another emergency exit leads from the meeting room, but is not marked. A third exit is marked "cafe and restrooms" which leads to the IBM corridor in which the toilets are situated. This corridor has glass sliding doors leading directly to the outside courtyard and emerge from the building next to the Altris main entrance.
    • Sensory options:

      • This is a small, quiet environment in which communication with clients is on a one to one basis or, if with staff, it is in a closed meeting situation.
    • Surfaces:

      • The floor surface covering is plain and clear.
      • Tactile indicators are not installed on the accessible route
      • There is no reception counter. Visitors would normally arrive by appointment and are met at the entrance. Any of the partners who are in the building would meet and greet visitors.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor corridor adjoining the office.
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • A small meeting room is used for staff business meetings.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The Altris office leads off a public, paved courtyard in which there are benches with back rests and an armrest.
  • Getting out safely:

      • There are three doors allowing evacuation: one to the outside courtyard and the other two into corridors that lead outside. All are accessible and free of obstructions.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are visual fire alerting devices.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Hearing

Gold

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors who are Deaf or have a hearing impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.altris.co.nz
      • The website is easy to navigate with good information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are not distributed for general marketing purposes, however information can be sent out on request. The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
      • The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The closest bus stops are 63 Albert Street (West), Wellesley Street, opposite 103 from Mt Eden, or Custom Street East, opposite Fort Lane from Remuera.
    • Car parking:

      • The Wilson Car Park (known as the Farmers Car Park) opposite the Altris office is a multi-storey park with access from either Wyndham Street or Hobson Street. The only accessible car park space on the ground floor had the symbol painted over in black paint. The ticket machine would not be easy to reach from a wheel chair and the Help button obtained no response. For pedestrians getting in and out of the car park from the road, the door appears to be an emergency door only, but is in fact the main access door. It is recommended that anyone using the car park crosses Wyndham Street at the traffic lights to get to the Altris Office, 82 Wyndham Street.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts. Visitors to the office attend by appointment only, so anyone with access needs would be expected and met if necessary.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
    • Kerb Side:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The Altris office is located on the ground floor of a multi level building, with direct access from the pavement, within a spacious courtyard.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Entry is via double glass, swing doors (one being wide enough for most wheel chairs to enter without opening the second door). To reach the toilets that are situated in the adjoining corridor, the most accessible route is to go out of the Altris front entrance to the courtyard and back into the building via the automatic, double glass sliding doors (next door).
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • This very small organisation has four professional staff (partners) who work in the office as and when appropriate. Clients visit by appointment only and it is the nature of the partners to be compassionate and helpful in a way that individual needs would be addressed.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • Information can be sent out via email.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • A small open plan office with entrance area, waiting area and board room open to view from the entrance. Three small interview rooms run off the main area. The lighting is good, atmosphere friendly, ambiance welcoming, with no physical barriers. The furniture is comfortable, and easily moved should more space be required.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • The main exit is via the front door. Another emergency exit leads from the meeting room, but is not marked. A third exit is marked "cafe and restrooms" which leads to the IBM corridor in which the toilets are situated. This corridor has glass sliding doors leading directly to the outside courtyard and emerge from the building next to the Altris main entrance.
    • Sensory options:

      • This is a small, quiet environment in which communication with clients is on a one to one basis or, if with staff, it is in a closed meeting situation.
    • Surfaces:

      • There is no reception counter. Visitors would normally arrive by appointment and are met at the entrance. Any of the partners who are in the building would meet and greet visitors.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor corridor adjoining the office.
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • A small meeting room is used for staff business meetings.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The Altris office leads off a public, paved courtyard in which there are benches with back rests and an armrest.
  • Getting out safely:

      • There are three doors allowing evacuation: one to the outside courtyard and the other two into corridors that lead outside. All are accessible and free of obstructions.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Mobility

Gold

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a mobility impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.altris.co.nz
      • The website is easy to navigate with good information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are not distributed for general marketing purposes, however information can be sent out on request. The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
      • The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The closest bus stops are 63 Albert Street (West), Wellesley Street, opposite 103 from Mt Eden, or Custom Street East, opposite Fort Lane from Remuera.
    • Car parking:

      • The Wilson Car Park (known as the Farmers Car Park) opposite the Altris office is a multi-storey park with access from either Wyndham Street or Hobson Street. The only accessible car park space on the ground floor had the symbol painted over in black paint. The ticket machine would not be easy to reach from a wheel chair and the Help button obtained no response. For pedestrians getting in and out of the car park from the road, the door appears to be an emergency door only, but is in fact the main access door. It is recommended that anyone using the car park crosses Wyndham Street at the traffic lights to get to the Altris Office, 82 Wyndham Street.
      • There is accessible car parking.
      • Ground floor
      • There is shelter over the accessible car parking.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts. Visitors to the office attend by appointment only, so anyone with access needs would be expected and met if necessary.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
    • Kerb Side:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The Altris office is located on the ground floor of a multi level building, with direct access from the pavement, within a spacious courtyard.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Entry is via double glass, swing doors (one being wide enough for most wheel chairs to enter without opening the second door). To reach the toilets that are situated in the adjoining corridor, the most accessible route is to go out of the Altris front entrance to the courtyard and back into the building via the automatic, double glass sliding doors (next door).
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • This very small organisation has four professional staff (partners) who work in the office as and when appropriate. Clients visit by appointment only and it is the nature of the partners to be compassionate and helpful in a way that individual needs would be addressed.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • A small open plan office with entrance area, waiting area and board room open to view from the entrance. Three small interview rooms run off the main area. The lighting is good, atmosphere friendly, ambiance welcoming, with no physical barriers. The furniture is comfortable, and easily moved should more space be required.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • There is a handrail against the wall where there is a slight change in level
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • The main exit is via the front door. Another emergency exit leads from the meeting room, but is not marked. A third exit is marked "cafe and restrooms" which leads to the IBM corridor in which the toilets are situated. This corridor has glass sliding doors leading directly to the outside courtyard and emerge from the building next to the Altris main entrance.
    • Sensory options:

      • This is a small, quiet environment in which communication with clients is on a one to one basis or, if with staff, it is in a closed meeting situation.
    • Surfaces:

      • Easy movement around the site due to short cut carpet pile.
      • There is no reception counter. Visitors would normally arrive by appointment and are met at the entrance. Any of the partners who are in the building would meet and greet visitors.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor corridor adjoining the office.
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
      • The washbasin is reachable from the toilet seat.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • A small meeting room is used for staff business meetings.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The Altris office leads off a public, paved courtyard in which there are benches with back rests and an armrest.
  • Getting out safely:

      • There are three doors allowing evacuation: one to the outside courtyard and the other two into corridors that lead outside. All are accessible and free of obstructions.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Parents

Gold

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with young children.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.altris.co.nz
      • The website is easy to navigate with good information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are not distributed for general marketing purposes, however information can be sent out on request. The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
      • The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The closest bus stops are 63 Albert Street (West), Wellesley Street, opposite 103 from Mt Eden, or Custom Street East, opposite Fort Lane from Remuera.
    • Car parking:

      • The Wilson Car Park (known as the Farmers Car Park) opposite the Altris office is a multi-storey park with access from either Wyndham Street or Hobson Street. The only accessible car park space on the ground floor had the symbol painted over in black paint. The ticket machine would not be easy to reach from a wheel chair and the Help button obtained no response. For pedestrians getting in and out of the car park from the road, the door appears to be an emergency door only, but is in fact the main access door. It is recommended that anyone using the car park crosses Wyndham Street at the traffic lights to get to the Altris Office, 82 Wyndham Street.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts. Visitors to the office attend by appointment only, so anyone with access needs would be expected and met if necessary.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
    • Kerb Side:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The Altris office is located on the ground floor of a multi level building, with direct access from the pavement, within a spacious courtyard.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Entry is via double glass, swing doors (one being wide enough for most wheel chairs to enter without opening the second door). To reach the toilets that are situated in the adjoining corridor, the most accessible route is to go out of the Altris front entrance to the courtyard and back into the building via the automatic, double glass sliding doors (next door).
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • This very small organisation has four professional staff (partners) who work in the office as and when appropriate. Clients visit by appointment only and it is the nature of the partners to be compassionate and helpful in a way that individual needs would be addressed.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • A small open plan office with entrance area, waiting area and board room open to view from the entrance. Three small interview rooms run off the main area. The lighting is good, atmosphere friendly, ambiance welcoming, with no physical barriers. The furniture is comfortable, and easily moved should more space be required.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • There is a handrail against the wall where there is a slight change in level
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • The main exit is via the front door. Another emergency exit leads from the meeting room, but is not marked. A third exit is marked "cafe and restrooms" which leads to the IBM corridor in which the toilets are situated. This corridor has glass sliding doors leading directly to the outside courtyard and emerge from the building next to the Altris main entrance.
    • Sensory options:

      • This is a small, quiet environment in which communication with clients is on a one to one basis or, if with staff, it is in a closed meeting situation.
    • Surfaces:

      • Easy movement around the site due to short cut carpet pile.
      • There is no reception counter. Visitors would normally arrive by appointment and are met at the entrance. Any of the partners who are in the building would meet and greet visitors.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor corridor adjoining the office.
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • A small meeting room is used for staff business meetings.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The Altris office leads off a public, paved courtyard in which there are benches with back rests and an armrest.
  • Getting out safely:

      • There are three doors allowing evacuation: one to the outside courtyard and the other two into corridors that lead outside. All are accessible and free of obstructions.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Learning & Intellectual

Gold

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a learning or intellectual impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.altris.co.nz
      • The website is easy to navigate with good information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are not distributed for general marketing purposes, however information can be sent out on request. The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
      • The website is the main vehicle for publicity information.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The closest bus stops are 63 Albert Street (West), Wellesley Street, opposite 103 from Mt Eden, or Custom Street East, opposite Fort Lane from Remuera.
    • Car parking:

      • The Wilson Car Park (known as the Farmers Car Park) opposite the Altris office is a multi-storey park with access from either Wyndham Street or Hobson Street. The only accessible car park space on the ground floor had the symbol painted over in black paint. The ticket machine would not be easy to reach from a wheel chair and the Help button obtained no response. For pedestrians getting in and out of the car park from the road, the door appears to be an emergency door only, but is in fact the main access door. It is recommended that anyone using the car park crosses Wyndham Street at the traffic lights to get to the Altris Office, 82 Wyndham Street.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts. Visitors to the office attend by appointment only, so anyone with access needs would be expected and met if necessary.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
    • Kerb Side:

      • The office is located within a courtyard on Wyndham Street, just out of the immediate Auckland City CBD. It is possible to be dropped off close by, but there is no convenient kerb cut to the pavement. However, this block of Wyndham Street is short and at each end of the street there are kerb cuts.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The Altris office is located on the ground floor of a multi level building, with direct access from the pavement, within a spacious courtyard.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Entry is via double glass, swing doors (one being wide enough for most wheel chairs to enter without opening the second door). To reach the toilets that are situated in the adjoining corridor, the most accessible route is to go out of the Altris front entrance to the courtyard and back into the building via the automatic, double glass sliding doors (next door).
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • This very small organisation has four professional staff (partners) who work in the office as and when appropriate. Clients visit by appointment only and it is the nature of the partners to be compassionate and helpful in a way that individual needs would be addressed.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • A small open plan office with entrance area, waiting area and board room open to view from the entrance. Three small interview rooms run off the main area. The lighting is good, atmosphere friendly, ambiance welcoming, with no physical barriers. The furniture is comfortable, and easily moved should more space be required.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • There is a handrail against the wall where there is a slight change in level
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • The main exit is via the front door. Another emergency exit leads from the meeting room, but is not marked. A third exit is marked "cafe and restrooms" which leads to the IBM corridor in which the toilets are situated. This corridor has glass sliding doors leading directly to the outside courtyard and emerge from the building next to the Altris main entrance.
    • Sensory options:

      • This is a small, quiet environment in which communication with clients is on a one to one basis or, if with staff, it is in a closed meeting situation.
    • Surfaces:

      • The floor surface covering is plain and clear.
      • There is no reception counter. Visitors would normally arrive by appointment and are met at the entrance. Any of the partners who are in the building would meet and greet visitors.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor corridor adjoining the office.
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • A small meeting room is used for staff business meetings.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The Altris office leads off a public, paved courtyard in which there are benches with back rests and an armrest.
  • Getting out safely:

      • There are three doors allowing evacuation: one to the outside courtyard and the other two into corridors that lead outside. All are accessible and free of obstructions.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are visual fire alerting devices.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.