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Jubilee Building - Chef's Hat Restaurant

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

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About this venue

The Chef's Hat, a commercial and training restaurant at the Rush Green campus, is open to the public for lunch and dinner – reservations can be placed via the college contact number.

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The New Chef's Hat Restaurant is located within the Jubilee Building but is accessed by its own entrance directly from the front of the building.
    • It is open to staff, students and the public and is part of the catering training facility.

Location

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

Building Parking

  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are two site campus car parks within 200m.
    • These are the visitors car park and the Staff and Student Car park.

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.

Opening Times (Lunch)

  • Monday 12:00 - 13:30.
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 13:30.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 13:30.
  • Thursday 12:00 - 13:30.
  • Friday 12:00 - 13:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Dinner)

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 18:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • The restaurant is also available to hire for private functions.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • The restaurant entrance is at the front left of the Jubilee Building, close to the access road and 20m from the visitors Blue Badge parking bays.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the evenings.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Food or drinks are not ordered from the service counter.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main ntrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals.
  • Comments View
    • At lunchtimes, food is ordered at the service counter.
    • It can be brought to the table if required.
    • In the evenings the restaurant has full table service.
    • Printed menus are available in the evenings and large print versions can be provided by arrangement.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the venue.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 230cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 7in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 117cm (3ft 10in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a second accessible toilet opposite the one described.
    • This has the same dimensions, but is laid out to the opposite hand, with the transfer space to the left.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.