This internal circulation--flanked by a gallery, cafe, classrooms, the visual resource centre and administrative offices--overlooks a parallel external path that ramps down
and widens to create a deck with seating at the water's edge.
They are not as versatile and don't fit all configurations such as providing a flat level area in front of a door before it ramps down
. Check out www.spinlife .com / (800) 850-0385; www.rollaramp .com / (866) 883-4722; www.adaptive access.com / (281) 856-9332; and www.guldmann.com / (800) 664-8834.
Sefton council put speed ramps down
to stop this sort of behaviour, but they are doing nothing at all to slow the traffic down.
The entrance/foyer area is zoned sectionally between public and participants, the entrance for sports people being just above ground level with short ramps down
to changing rooms, while that for spectators is at top seating level via a long external ramp.
"We have a six day a week operation and although steam demand stays reasonably flat, it does ramp up slowly over a period of 36 hours and ramps down
over a period of 24 hours.