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Learning Resources Centre (LRC)

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

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About this venue

The learning Resources Centre is part of the Jubilee Building, and offers public library facilities and a spacious study area.

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COVID-19 Information (Barking and Dagenham College)

  • The information in this section was taken in April 2021.
  • There are separate doors for entering and exiting.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • Hand sanitisers are available inside the venue.
  • There is a Track and Trace system in place.
  • There is a one-way system throughout.
  • The one-way system is clearly marked/signed.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • There are protective clear screens located at desks/counters.
  • Toilets are available.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Learning Resources Centre (LRC) is located within the new Jubilee Building and replaces the old Library.
    • There is direct access from the LRC to the coffee shop.

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.
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Useful Information

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 20:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • During the holidays, the Learning Resources Centre closes at 17:00 Monday - Thursday and 15:30 on Fridays..

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.

Shared Section (Site/Campus Car Park (Visitors Reception))

Outside Access (Jubilee Building 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(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors are operated by movement sensor.
    • The reception and access to A Block is located to the right of the foyer.

Outside Access (LRC Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located from the main corridor of the Jubilee Building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in) wide.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • The powered door are operated by push pad, which is within reach of a wheelchair user.
    • The LRC can also be entered via the coffee shop. This is a heavy, manual door and 86cm wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the learning resource centre Entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is generally staffed.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Library

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does have a regular supply of books in audio format.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • It takes approximately 21 days to process an order.
  • The library does not have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.
  • Comments View
    • In addition to the computer terminals at desks there are seating areas with power supplies for students to use their own laptops and tablets.
    • Photocopying and printing facilities are available next to the reception.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are located within the coffee shop, in the foyer of the Jubilee Building or off the main corridor of the Jubilee Building, after the security barriers.

Standard Toilet(s)