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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness

Charles Dickens

No Boundaries was committed to being as accessible as possible, particularly its website, online content, accommodation options and conference venues.

No Boundaries 2014

At both venues the following was provided:

  • Speech to text captioning
  • BSL sign language interpretation
  • Audio description (accessed via headsets)
  • Induction Loops
  • Quiet Room

For those following online live subtitling, BSL sign language interpretation and an option to access the audio description was provided.

Refreshments at both locations provided options for those with dietary needs.

Disabled people qualified for a 20% discount concessionary rate to attend the event. Support workers and personal assistants attended free of charge.

Venues

Watershed

Watershed is a fully accessible building for wheelchair users.

Watershed's main entrance and Box Office are both located on the ground floor and are accessed via a ramped, electronically assisted entrance door.

The Cinemas, Café/Bar and event spaces are all located on the first floor, accessed via the lift located in the main entrance foyer at Box Office. Once on the first floor there is level access to all areas as well as an adapted toilet with Radar key.

Assistance dogs are welcome (water provided).

There are two disabled badge holders' parking spaces and a drop off space to the rear of the building on Canons Road.

Guildhall

The Guildhall is a fully accessible building for wheelchair users.

The main space in the Guildhall is a large, high-ceilinged hall; all the other spaces being used for the event are on one level and staff will be on hand to help with navigation.

Assistance dogs are welcome (water provided).

Parking for three vehicles is available directly outside the venue, these have been held for disabled people.

Contact

Many thanks to Jo Verrent for her support and guidance.


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