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Kingly Court

Kingly Street, Soho, London

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About this venue

Carnaby’s iconic Kingly Court is a three-floor alfresco food and dining destination in the heart of London’s West End. The unique food hub brings 21 of the best international concept restaurants, bars and cafés situated in a vibrant courtyard, which is open air throughout the summer months and partially covered in the winter.

Access Guide

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Overview

Getting Here (Carnaby)

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.
  • Security are on hand throughout the area.

On Street Parking

  • Standard on street parking is available.
  • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Marshall Street and Broadway Street.
  • Comments View
    • The on-street parking is pay and display and very limited.
    • There is a nearby car park available on Poland Street called Q-Park Soho.
    • Q-Park Soho has lift access and Blue Badge parking bays.

Approach (Beak Street)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
  • Comments View
    • The pathway slopes towards the centre away from the restaurants on either side.

Access Point (Beak Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Beak Street.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • Beyond the access point to Kingly Court there are a set of permanently held open gates (photograph 2). These doors close after midnight.

Approach (Carnaby Street)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient and has no handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The uphill slope is located on Carnaby Street, between Broadwick Street and Ganton Street.

Access Point (Carnaby Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Carnaby Street.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of and immediately beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Level Change (Carnaby Street Access Point Corridor)

  • Ramp / Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope located after you enter from the Carnaby Street Access Point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are moderate to good.

Approach (Kingly Street)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Outside Access (Kingly Street)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Kingly Street, next to Pizza Pilgrim.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Kingly Court'.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The width of the opening is 115cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 19cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Level Change (Kingly Street Entrance Corridor)

  • Ramp / Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope located in the corridor, just after the Kingly Street Entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are moderate to good.

Kingly Court

  • The external areas are partially covered.
  • The type of flooring in this area is tiles, stone, wood and concrete.
  • Wall mounted signs are provided to aid wayfinding.
  • The following types of seating can be found in this area; wooden benches, metal benches and chairs without armrests.
  • Background music is not played in this area, however music may be played in the restaurants.
  • There is step-free access throughout the ground floor level with a lift and two sets of stairs available to access the first and second floors.
  • The ground floor has some uneven sections throughout .
  • Both the first and second floors have wooden decked flooring and run around the perimeter of each floor.
  • The lift is located between the Acai Berry and the Carnaby Street Access Point.

Other Floors (1)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located next to the Kingly Street Entrance and Pizza Pilgrims.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.

Other Floors (2)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located next to The Good Egg Restaurant.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to Acai Berry and the Carnaby Street Access Point.
  • The lift was out of use at the time of the survey.
  • The lift is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the Carnaby Street Access Point.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1 and 2.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do not contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 88cm (2ft 11in).

Entrance (Second Floor - Security Office, Accessible Toilet and Standard Toilets)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the second floor, next to Dirty Bones.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • For entry you must use the intercom and security will release the lock on the door.

Counter (Second Floor - Security Office)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located on the second floor, immediately beyond the Security Office entrance.
    • The counter is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the Lift.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are low to moderate.
    • The height of the counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is tiles.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Second Floor - Security Office)

  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on the second floor, in the corridor to the rear of the Security Office.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 29m (31yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 210cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 11in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is poor.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 98cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is good.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 74cm.

Standard Toilet(s) (Second Floor - Security Office)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located on the second floor, in the corridor to the rear of the Security Office.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 24m from the lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are low to moderate.