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The Bramley Building - G Block

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

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About this venue

The Bramley Building (G Block) houses modern classrooms and workshops used for teaching Creative Arts and Building Trades, the Student Union Office and our Entrepreneurial Zone. The Pod (which stands for Pitch On Demand) is a FREE creative zone for student entrepreneurs and local small businesses to help get ideas off the ground.

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include classrooms and workshops used for teaching creative arts and building trades, the Student Union office, and the POD (Pitch on Demand) Entrepreneurial Zone, offering support for those thinking about launching their own business.
  • Comments View
    • Visitors arriving by car using the Blue Badge parking bays adjacent to G Block can enter the building via the side entrance.
    • Visitors moving around campus will generally enter the building via the main entrance when moving from the direction of the Jubilee Building, and via the rear entrance when moving from the direction of T Block.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The College campus is located to the south of Rush Green, 2 miles south of the A12 and 4 miles north of the A13.
      From the A12 at Romford turn south onto Mawney Road and follow the road for about 800m. Turn left on to St Edwards Way. At the roundabout take the fourth exit so that you double back on yourself down the other side of St Edwards Way. At the next roundabout take the third exit. You will pass under the railway bridge before coming to another roundabout. At this roundabout, take the fourth exit on to Oldchurch Road and then take the third left on to Dagenham Road. Follow the road across the A124 and continue down the road for about 600m. The College will be on your right.
      Limited free parking is available for visitors.
    • There is limited free parking available for visitors in the Visitor Car Park, located by the Jubilee Building. This car park is accessible.
      There is a second car park for Staff and Students located by the Fitness Centre. This car park has more Blue Badge Bays but is for permit holders only.
  • By Bus View
    • The campus is served by the 174 bus between Dagenham, Marsh Way and Harold Hill.
      The nearest bus stop is the Barking and Dagenham College (Stop T) stop on Dagenham Road. This stop is serviced by the 174.
  • By Train View
    • Romford is the nearest station, located about 1.5 miles away. The 174 bus which stops outside the college campus can be alighted from the Romford Station (Stop t) stop on South Street.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station is Dagenham East Station which is about 1.5 miles away. The nearest station serviced by the 174 bus is Dagenham Heathway, located about 2.4 miles away from the campus.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located along College Way opposite the main site car park, next to G Block.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 690cm (13ft 1in x 22ft 8in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 52m (56yd 2ft) from the side entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 56m (61yd 9in) from the side entrance.
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are further designated bays available in the staff and student car parks on campus.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building off the courtyard between B Block and G Block.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in).

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building off College Way.
    • There is step free 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) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • 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 less than 2cm.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building, off the courtyard between G Block and T Block.
    • There is step free 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) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of less than 2cm.

Outside Access (G49)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building, via the access corridor between G Block and T Block.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • 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 152cm (4ft 12in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • 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 168cm (5ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar external entrance opposite this one on the other side of the access corridor.
    • The similar entrance is accessible from the courtyard between G Block and T Block.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Motorised scooters are welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Entrance (POD Entrepreneurial Zone)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located across the corridor from the side entrance into G Block.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is 36m from the main entrance, along the main thoroughfare, on the right.
    • This entrance is approximately 5m from the side entrance, along the main thoroughfare, on the left.

Reception (POD Entrepreneurial Zone)

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the entrance to the POD Entrepreneurial Zone.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Level Change

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in Plumbing and Electrical Installation workshops.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • These steps lead into some of the training booths in these workshops.

Other Floors (Electrical Installation Workshop G49)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and M.
    • There are 13 steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is not a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are further training booths.

Standard Shower (Standard Toilets)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the female and male standard toilets.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is a bench seat.
    • There are coat hooks 164cm from the floor.
    • There is a 16cm high step into the shower tray.

Accessible Toilet (Ground Floor - Left Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 55m (60yd 5in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located straight ahead from the main entrance along the main thoroughfare, then right for 14m along the corridor opposite the side entrance, on the left.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the Zone Office (G38), located along the main thoroughfare.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 177cm x 190cm (5ft 10in x 6ft 3in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and clinical waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the external door and wall.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the walls and floor.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located straight ahead from the main entrance along the main thoroughfare, then right for 12m along the corridor opposite the side entrance, on the left.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 53m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 83cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.