Umeå folkets hus

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Visiting information

How to get there:
Map – Google maps.
Bus route; all routes, Vasaplan bus stop; Ultra
Cycle path: Umeå municipal cycling map

Parking:
rullstol32 Nearest large car park: Nanna Car Park and parking spaces outside Mimerskolan, entry from Västra Kyrkogatan.
Nearest parking spaces for vehicles with parking permits:
Nanna Car Park (2 spaces), 4 m wide, no height differences. The accessible entrance is locked at 21.00.
Rådhusesp. next to the Library (2 spaces), 3.8 m wide + a free area, bevelled height difference.
Nygatan 25 next to Arbetsförmedlingen (1 space adjacent to the pavement), 5 m long, 0 level to Arbetsförmedlingen and then a pedestrian crossing towards Äpplet.
Skolgatan 53 next to Buketten (1-2 spaces adjacent to the pavement), 10 m long, 0 level at the Rådhusesplanaden pedestrian crossing.

Dropping off:
Taxis or special vehicles can drop people off on Vasaplan, approx. 25 m from the entrance. There is a 0 level at the pedestrian crossing.

Staffed area:
Reception and/or cloakroom.

Escorts:
Fee charged for escorting. Special instructions for booking.

ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH YOUNG CHILDREN / PUSHCHAIRS:

The premises:
Entrance with no height difference, with a large revolving door. There are two lifts on the premises. Changing tables are available in the toilets at the entrance hall.

ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH ALLERGIES:

Smoking:
Permitted approx. 15 m from the entrance.

Plants:
There are green plants present, not normally allergenic.

Fitted carpets:
Not in Idun, Studion, Pub Freja, Miklagård or Tonsalen. Present in Äpplet.

Guide dogs:
Are permitted on the premises.

Diet:
Restaurant Äpplet and TC offer gluten-free or lactose-free options.

kct gå ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH IMPAIRED VISION:

Handrails:
There is no handrail from the drop-off point to the entrance. The entrance has a revolving door. No handrail on the premises. The stairs have contrast markers. Most doors to toilets have contrasts.

Signs:
No information board. Instruction signs next to stairs and lifts. There is not much text contrast. The toilets are not always signed. There are no signs with tactile information.

Escorting:
Staff are available who can provide an escort to and from the event venue.

Lift:
No audible or tactile information. Button for the ground floor slightly higher.

Guide dogs:
Are permitted on the premises.

kct hörsel ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH IMPAIRED HEARING:

Signs:
There is no information board. Instruction signs next to stairs/lifts.

Hearing loop:
Wireless throughout Idun. Loops are also available in larger conference rooms and congress halls. Portable loops can be booked for the smaller rooms. One ticket sale point has a hearing loop.

Evacuation alarm:
Not available with light signals inside toilets.

Sign language interpreting/subtitling:
This indicates whether events use sign language interpreting/subtitling.

kct rullstol ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY:

Walkway:
From rullstol32 parking at the Nanna Car Park via a lift to Vasaplan, the door at the car park has a door opener, threshold 20 mm. The walkways from all car parks have bevelled kerbs. Uneven areas in the flagstones.

Entrance:
The main entrance has a large revolving door with safety sensors. No side door. Small, bevelled height difference.

Reception:
Has no lowered section. No ticket sales facility either.

Lift:
Lift 1: To the right of reception is 1.1 x 2 m, door 0.9 m wide, buttons no more than 1.2 m high, about 0.5 m from the corner.
Lift 2: Straight ahead through the entrance hall, 1.1 x 1.4 m, door 0.9 m wide, buttons can be reached, no more than 1.2 m high.

rullstol32 Location:
Seats for wheelchair users are available on the premises. Specify when booking.
Idun: spaces in the side galleries and in the middle row, both sides in the auditorium.
Pub Freja and Tonsalen: all places level.
Studion and Miklagård: floor in front of the gallery.
Äpplet: most seats level or can be accessed via a ramp.

Accessible toilet:
Automatic door openers are available at the gents and ladies toilets by the cloakroom.
Room furthest in, turning area 1.5 m, free space in the ladies toilet 1 m on the right viewed from the front; the same for the gents toilet, but on the left. Some of the fittings are high up and difficult to access in part. There are armrests with controls, 1.2 m high. An alarm is sounded to the premises.

rullstol32 Toilets on floor 1 next to the conference room. An automatic door opener is provided. The door handle, lock and door opener are close to the corner on the inside. Turning area approx. 1.3 m. Free area 1 m wide, to the right of the toilet viewed from the front. Some of the fittings are high up and difficult to access in part. There are armrests with controls, 1.2 m high. An alarm is sounded to the premises.

rullstol32 WC on floor 2 at Miklagård: As above.

This survey was done by KCT Västerbotten and commissioned by Umeå2014. Questions regarding availability for specific areas and premises, please contact the property owner directly.
Survey was conducted 28 November 2013.

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