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C Block

Rush Green Campus, Dagenham Road, Romford, Essex, RM7 0XU

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About this venue

C Block currently houses a number of teaching rooms for Trowel Trades and Digital Arts students, as well as staff rooms.

Access Guide

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Rush Green campus.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Romford.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located to the right of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are loose chippings.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are site campus car parks located within 200m of the building for Visitors, Students and Staff.

Site/Campus Car Park (Staff and Student Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the left of the campus.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Refectory, Fitness Centre, B Block.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the campus.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the campus.
    • The nearest designated bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the refectory.

Site/Campus Car Park (Visitors Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the front left of the campus.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Jubilee Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 400cm (11ft 6in x 13ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by visitors.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is level access to the car park from the Barking and Dagenham College Campus.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the Jubilee Building.
    • The nearest designated bay is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the Visitor's Car Park.

Outside Access (Network Infrastructure Centre Practical Areas)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located at the base of the first set of entrance doors.
    • There is / are 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance leads to the Network Infrastructure Centre Practical Areas as well as a classroom. This is the only entrance to these facilities and internally there is no access to the rest of the building.

Outside Access (Network Infrastructure Centre (CNet C3)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the right hand side of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 104cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance leads directly into the Network Infrastructure Centre (CNet C3) classroom and teaching space.
    • This entrance can be used to provide level access to this teaching space as well as standard toilet facilities and offices.
    • There is a similar entrance to the right of this one leading directly into the learning support and CSW. This can be seen in photograph 3.
    • There is a similar entrance that leads directly into the workshop the door here has a width of only 94cm and is immediately followed by a shallow step. The shallow step can be seen in photograph 4.

Outside Access (Ramped Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the left hand side of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on the left going up the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance can be used to provide access to Network Infrastructure Centre (CNet C3) as well as standard toilet facilities and offices.

Getting Around

  • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to cable practical teaching area.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • The step can be seen in photograph 1.
  • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to Cabinet teaching practice area.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There are several Cabinet teaching practice areas all of which have a similar step to enter an example of which can be seen in photograph 2. An example of a Cabinet teaching practice area can be seen in photograph 3.
  • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The Network Infrastructure Centre can only accessed be accessed via the Network Infrastructure Centre entrance. The Network Infrastructure Centre can be seen in photographs 1, 2 and 3.
    • The IT Suite and classroom area can be seen in photographs 4 and 5.
    • The Workshop area can only be accessed via its own entrance which has a shallow step or by going through office areas. The workshop can be seen in photograph 6.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is in the Bramley Building, which is located opposite the I.T suite / classroom entrance.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located in the lounge area from the Network Infrastructure Centre (CNet C3).
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 20m from the Network Infrastructure Centre (CNet C3).
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.