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Good to know for visually impaired
Good to know for visually impaired
  • at some places on the Hansa square white or reddish poles of stone
    • no contrast lines
  • the Hansa square's floor is mostly reddish stone pattern
  • also gray bricks
  • at the side of Game Stops a second entrance steps downwards
    • height 18
    • marked with yellow warning pattern
    • many escalators between the floors
    • on the Hansa square many ordinary stairs
    • also stairs between the floors
    • the stairs have banisters at least on one side
    • no contrast lines
    • the stairs' color is mostly either reddish or gray
    • the steps' height 12-16 cm depending on the stairs
    • on the Hansa square 2 ramps
      • the 1. ramp leads from the lift to Stockmann's entrance
        • gradient about 18%
      • the 2. ramp on the stairs close to Stockmann
        • too steep for wheelchairs, best suited for perambulators
        • gradient about 32%
    • the building has 7 floors, the ground floor included
      • most shops however on the lower floors
      • most entrances accessible
      • many lifts

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Guide and service dogs welcome
Guide and service dogs welcome
Steps
Steps
  • many escalators between the floors
  • on the Hansa square many ordinary stairs
  • also stairs between the floors
  • the stairs have banisters at least on one side
  • no contrast lines
  • the stairs' color is mostly either reddish or gray
  • the steps' height 12-16 cm depending on the stairs

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Level changes
Level changes
  • on the Hansa square 2 ramps
    • the 1. ramp leads from the lift to Stockmann's entrance
      • gradient about 18%
    • the 2. ramp on the stairs close to Stockmann
      • too steep for wheelchairs, best suited for perambulators
      • gradient about 32%
  • the building has 7 floors, the ground floor included
    • most shops however on the lower floors

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Door with automatic opening mechanism
Door with automatic opening mechanism
  • Hansa has many entrances, most have automatic sliding doors
    • Aurakatu's main entrance:
      • accessible
      • automatic sliding doors
        • the door's width 157cm
        • door of glass, the door has gray frames and 2 gray contrast lines
      • spacious and long entrance hall, with longsloping rising to the inner door
        • the inner door similar as the main door
    • Yliopistonkatu's entrance:
      • the main door has horizontal contrast line of metal
      • accessible
      • automatic sliding door of glass, very wide
      • big accessible entrance hall
      • the inner door automatic sliding door
        • as contrast gray balls
        • after the inner door 2 door openings next to each other
          • width 210 cm
    • Eerikinkatu's 1. entrance (closest to the market square):
      • on the street before the door about 3cm "threshold"
      • automatic sliding door of glass
        • aluminium colored frames and gray contrast line
        • the door's width 141 cm
      • spacious accessible entrance hall, with longsloping rising
      • the inner door automatic sliding door
        • width 136 cm
    • Eerikinkatu's middle entrance (between Hesburger and Rajala Kamera)
      • automatic sliding door of glass
        • width 140 cm
        • white frames and gray contrast line
      • spacious accessible entrance hall, with longsloping rising
      • the inner door similar as the main door
    • Eerikinkatu's 3. entrance (closest to Kristiinankatu)
      • automatic sliding door of glass
        • as contrast gray 'HANSA'-text
        • the door's width 160 cm
      • spacious accessible entrance hall
        • longsloping rising in the entrance hall
        • rubber carpet on the floor
      • the inner door open hinged door (2 pcs next to each other)
        • white frames
        • the doors' width 130 cm
        • after the inner door steeper rising about 7 meter
          • gradient about 8%
          • protection of slipperiness on the floor

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Non-automatic door
Non-automatic door
  • Aurakatu's second entrance (next to Seppälä)
    • in front of the door somewhat steep short ramp
      • length about 50 cm
      • the ramps gradient vary due to uneveness
        • 20-30%
      • the main door non-automatic hinged door
        • two doors, but only one for inwards traffic
        • glass, no contrast line
        • width about 97 cm
        • threshold's height about 2 cm
      • spacious entrance hall with longsloping rising
      • the inner door automatic sliding door
        • glass, no contrast line
        • width 175 cm
  • Kristiinankatu's entrance
    • 2 non-automatic hinged door
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      • the door's width 90 cm
        • longsloping rising after the door
          •  the rising gets steeper in the end of the path about 15%
          • after the rising 2 door openings, width 90 and 93 cm
        • the path's narrowest point 113 cm
      • brass colored frames and contrast line
      • the doors have pump

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Fully accessible
Fully accessible
  • most entrances accessible
  • many lifts

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Accessible with help
Accessible with help
  • you may need assistance to use the toilet, hinged doors on the route
  • the toilets' doors är locked and a guard is needed to open
    • phone 050-3253161
  • on the Hansa square's ramps you may need help pushing the manual wheelchairs

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Spacious Lift
Spacious Lift

The Hansa cortége's toilets can be found on upper floor, accessible with two lifts.

The lifts' doors are automatic, free width 98cm

The ordering button' height 105cm.

The floor buttons' height 100cm and the alarm button's height 90 cm

The lifts' measurements: depth: 145cm and width 158cm. capacity 13 persons/1000kg, banister on the back wall, height 90cm.

  • the Hansa square's lift
    • automatic sliding door
      • the door's width 90cm
    • the ordering buttons' height 104-107 cm
    • the lift's width 115 cm
    • the lift's depth 140 cm
    • the lift buttons' height 110-117 cm
      • alarm button's height 127 cm
    • banisters in the lift, height 92 cm
  • lift between Gazelli and Brothers, on the opposite side to Bodyshop, on street level. with the lift you will come to the floors P, 1, 2 and 3.
    • automatic sliding door
      • width 120cm
    • the ordering buttons' height 103-107 cm
    • the lift's width 156 cm
    • the lift's depth 190 cm
    • the lift buttons' height 98-106 cm
      • alarm button's height 123 cm
  • very spacious goods lift at Osuuspankki
    • hinged doors
  • åbo Svenska Teater's lift (goes to the theatre's office, close to Eerikinkatu's entrance)
    • you use this lift to get to one of the wheelchair-accessible-toilets
    • non-automatic double door
      • width when both doors are open 138 cm
    • the ordering buttons height 111 cm
    • the lift buttons' height 108-127 cm
    • the lift's width 138 cm
    • the lift's depth 230 cm
  • lift with view close to Eerikinkatu's 3. entrance
    • automatic sliding door
      • the door's width 90 cm
    • the ordering buttons' height 98-102 cm
    • width 144 cm
    • depth 175 cm
    • due to the lift's form it is hard to use the space in whole
    • the lift buttons' height 114-118 cm
    • alarm button's height 145 cm
    • banisters in the lift, height 110 cm

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Other lift
Other lift
  • 2 lifts at Yliopistonkatu's entrance (between the photo-automat and Halonen)
    • automatic sliding door
      • the door's width 80 cm
    • width 97 cm
    • depth 135 cm
    • the lift buttons' height 117-145 cm
    • alarm button's height 157 cm
    • banisters in the lift, height 95 cm
  • lift in the corridor after Kristiinankatu's entrance. med the lift you come to for example driving school, St. Erikin physiotherapy and the Make Up studio
    • automatic sliding door
      • the door's width 79 cm
    • the ordering buttons height 98 cm
    • width 124 cm
    • depth 100 cm
    • the lift buttons' height 98-102 cm
    • banister in the lift, height 90 cm
  • lift in Thalia (with this you come to the 2. floor's toilet)
    • before the lift hinged door of glass, width 90 cm
    • the lift
      • automatic sliding doors
        • the door's width 78 cm
      • the ordering buttons' height 102-105 cm
      • width 124 cm
      • depth 142 cm
      • the lift buttons' height 107 cm
      • alarm button's height 118 cm

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Good WC for wheelchair users
Good WC for wheelchair users

The toilets' door is opened by a code which is given by the restaurants' personnel.

Damp lighting, gray glazed tiles.

1 wheelchair-assebible toilet. The door's width 90 cm, assimilated handle height 80 cm, no pump.

The toilet's width 245cm and depth 230cm.

The seat's height 48 and the space around: on the left side: 90 cm, on the right side 75cm and behind 22cm, plenty of room in front. Up-liftable arm rest on both sides and shower attached to the right arm rest.

Alarm cord exists. handwashing stand's height 110cm, hand paper stand's height 100cm.

The door is opened from the information counter, when you push the button on the door's left side, The button's height 80cm. The door has pump. The door's free width 90 cm

Automatic lights.

The door's free width 90cm. The toilet's depth 240cm and width 220cm. The seat's height 48cm and the space around it: on the left side 75cm, on the right side 70cm and in front 140cm.

Up-pullable arm rests on both sides, shower attached to one armrest. Hand washing stand's height 75cm, hand papers on the left side, height 120cm. Toilet paper on the seat's right side, distance 75cm, height 100 cm

Up-pullable child care table, on the left side seen from the door, height 90 cm. The door's lock, height 120cm.

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Satisfactory WC for wheelchair users
Satisfactory WC for wheelchair users
  • the toilet in åbo Svenska Teater's ground floor
    • to the toilet you go through åbo Svenska Teater's door, which you will find close to Eerikinkatu's entrance closest to the market square
    • th theatre's door is a non-automatic double door
    • of glass
      • when both doors are open width 80+80 cm
      • threshold about 5 cm
      • wooden frames, yellow contrast line
      • pump
    • you have to use the lift to come to the the toilet
      • see additional information
      • the toilet resides in the corridor to the right from the lift on -1 floor.
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    • toilet
      • the door is locked, a guard will come and open the door when you call: 050-3253161
      • the door's width 90 cm
        • pump
        • threshold about 3 cm
      • the toilet seat's height 47 cm
      • space by the toilet seat
        • in front of 145 cm
        • on the left side 45 cm
        • on the right side 140 cm
      • up-pullable arm rest on the toilet seat's both sides
      • bidet shower and its tap next to the toilet seat
      • the hand washing stand's and the table level's height 86cm
      • alarm cord
  • a second wheelchair-accessible-toilet on 1. floor on Thalia's side next to Tiimari
    • to the toilet you also come from street level with lift
    • before the toilet non-automatic hinged door
    • of glass
      • gray contrast line
      • pump, but the door stays open when pulled totally open
      • the door's width 90 cm
        • similar door also on street level before the lift
    • toilet
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      • the door is locked, a guard will come and open the door when you call: 050-3253161
      • the door's width 83cm
        • threshold's height  about 2 cm
        • no assimilated door handle
        • pump
      • space by the toilet seat
        • in front of 180 cm
        • on the left side 120 cm
        • on the right side 30 cm
      • the toilet seat's height 47 cm
      • up-pullable arm rest on the toilet seat's both sides
      • bidet shower and its tap next to the toilet seat (tap on the toilet seat's right side)
      • shower next to the toilet seat on the right side
      • the hand washing stand's and the table level's height 85 cm
      • on the wall a foldable children's care table
      • 3 alarm cords

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Safe for allergic people
Safe for allergic people
Parking place for disabled people
Parking place for disabled people 6 slots
  • on Kristiinankatu 2 wheelchair-accessible-slots
  • in front of Galaxi on Aurakatu 2 wheelchair-accessible-slots
  • to the Stockmann's parking hall drive-in from Kristiinankatu
    • in the parking hall 2 wheelchair-accessible-slots
    • ticket for cost free parking for disabled can be retrieved from the parkingn hall's guard's office

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Additional information
Additional information
  • two hinged doors before the parking hall when you use Yliopistonkatu's lift
    • 1. door non-automatic hinged door
      • double door
        •  width 114+114 cm
        • glass, dark brown horizontal contrast line
        • threshold's height about 2 cm
        • pump
    • 2. door non-automatic hinged door
      • green double door
      • of metal
        • one door's width 110cm (the other part has a bolt which has to be opened on demand)
      • the whole hansa emporium's map floor wise can be found at http://www.hansainfo.fi/sijainti.htm
        • on the map you will also find the lifts and toilets
        • you can change the site's language by clicking the flag of a coutry

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Updated: 24.09.2015

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