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Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 0HB

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Law Library has moved from the Innovation Centre to the College Building, accessibility information for the Library coming soon.

Rooms and Spaces Links

Rooms and Spaces Links

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
  • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Northampton Square, Wycliffe Street and Spencer Street.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off St John Street to the left of the main entrance.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 91cm (2ft 12in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a gate, 110cm wide, at the bottom of the ramp (shown in photograph 1). It is permanently held open when the building is open.
    • There is a further ramp immediately in front of you on entrance. It has an easy gradient and a handrail to the left.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located of St John's Street.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front and beyond the entrance.
    • There is / are 8 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 medium (11cm - 17cm).
  • Comments View
    • There are four steps in front and four steps beyond the entrance. Those in front of the entrance don't have handrails or colour contrasting. Those beyond the entrance have colour contrasting and handrails on both sides.

Entrance (First Floor)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
    • There is ramped/sloped access 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 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • 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 145cm (4ft 9in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on the left going up.

Reception (Main Reception)

  • The main reception is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The desk is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Clear signage for the reception area is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • Portable loops can be borrowed from this reception and taken around the campus.

Getting Around (Ground Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
    • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to AG01 - AG06.
    • There are two ramps to access this area. These can be seen in photographs 1 & 2.
    • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to the Department of Journalism.
    • The ramp can be seen in photograph 3.
    • There is/are 4 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the College Courtyard.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • There is an easy slope, with a handrail on the right going up, for access to the courtyard.
    • There is a platform lift which overcomes the steps.
    • The steps can be seen in photograph 4. The ramp can be seen in photograph 5. There is an alternative set of steps of 3 deep and a medium step to access the courtyard to the rear of the building which can be seen in photographs 6 & 7.
    • There are not 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 clearly written and pictorial 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 a hearing assistance system.
    • The system is a portable loop.
    • The portable loop is available from the main reception.
  • Comments View
    • There are easy ramps with handrails on both sides to access both AG17 and AG 18.

Lift (Courtyard)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located down the corridor in front of you from the entrance barriers.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the entrance barriers.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 80cm x 100cm (2ft 7in x 3ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Eating and Drinking (Baxter's Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is sandwiches and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • There is no seating area for this cafe.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:30 - 15:30.
    • Tuesday 08:30 - 15:30.
    • Wednesday 08:30 - 15:30.
    • Thursday 08:30 - 15:30.
    • Friday 08:30 - 15:30.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1, 2, 3, 4.
    • The stairs are located in front of you from the reception entrance barriers.
    • The stairs are approximately 5m from the accessible entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • There is a spiral staircase the rear of the building which has medium steps and goes from floors LG, G, 1, 2, 3. This can be seen in photograph 3. There is a staircase to the right of the building with handrails on the right only which goes from floors LG, G, 1, 2, 3 & 4. There is a set of stairs near the main lifts from floors LG, G.

Lift (Main Entrance)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located down the corridor in front of you from the entrance barriers.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1, 2, 3.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 94cm x 202cm (3ft 1in x 6ft 8in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Lift (Single Lift Near Main Lifts)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located down the corridor in front of you from the entrance barriers.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1, 2, 3.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 190cm (4ft 7in x 6ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Lift (Rear Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1, 2, 3.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 70m (76yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 106cm x 86cm (3ft 6in x 2ft 10in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Getting Around (Lower Ground Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to ALG19 Recording Studio and Isolation Room.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is an easy ramp, with handrails on both sides, for access to ALG19 Recording Studio and Isolation Room.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The step and ramp can be seen in photographs 1 & 2.
    • There is/are 4 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to ALG37.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps can be seen in photograph 3.
    • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to ALG30.
    • The ramp can be seen in photograph 4.
    • There are not 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 clearly written and pictorial directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • 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 a hearing assistance system.
    • The system is a portable loop.
    • Portable loops are available from the main reception on the ground floor.

Getting Around (First Floor)

  • There is/are 2 unmarked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the student common room.
  • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is an easy ramp, with handrails on both sides, for access to the upper area of the Student Common Room.
  • The width of the ramp is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The steps can be seen in photograph 1. The ramp can be seen in photographs 2 & 3.
  • There is/are 6 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the right going up, for access to A129.
  • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • There is a platform lift which overcomes the steps.
  • The steps can be seen in photograph 4. There is an alternate set of stairs that can be used to reach this area. These have handrails on both sides and no platform lift.
  • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to A107 - A112.
  • There are two ramps to access this area both along corridors. The ramp closest to the lift is the one described above and can be seen in photograph 5. The ramp closest to the entrance into University Building is shown in photograph 6 and has handrails on either.
  • There are not 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 clearly written and pictorial directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • 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.

Reception (The School of Art and Social Science Admin Office Reception)

  • The School of Art and Social Science Admin Office Reception is located in room A129.
  • The desk is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the room 129 lift.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the lift.
  • There is step free access to this reception area, via lift.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Getting Around (Second Floor)

  • There is/are 6 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to A228 - A229.
  • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
  • The steps can be seen in photograph 1.
  • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to A211 - A215.
  • There are two ramps to access this area from different corridors.
  • There are not 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 clearly written and pictorial directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • 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.

Lift (228 - 229)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to your right on exiting the main lifts.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main lifts.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 92cm (3ft).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 90cm x 140cm (2ft 11in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a small slope to access the lift on the lower level.

Getting Around (Third Floor)

  • There is/are 6 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to 309.
  • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a platform lift which overcomes the steps.
  • There is an alternative set of stairs leading to room 309 further down the corridor this has handrails on both sides and can be seen in photograph 2.
  • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to rooms A303 - A308.
  • The ramp can be seen in photograph 3.
  • There is an easy ramp, with handrails on both sides, for access to Department of Computer science Reception and office.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp can be seen in photograph 4.
  • There are not 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 clearly written and pictorial directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • 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 a hearing assistance system.
    • The system is a portable loop.
    • Portables loops are available to borrow from the main reception.
  • Comments View
    • There are five medium steps with handrails on both sides. From the lower area of the third floor to the rear of the Alan Turing Room to the higher area were you can find the Computer Science Department and Reception.

Lift (309)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to your right on exiting the front lifts.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the lift.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 80cm x 125cm (2ft 7in x 4ft 1in).
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Lift (Fourth Floor)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 3, 4.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.
  • The lift is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main lifts.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 142cm (3ft 1in x 4ft 8in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • The lift also accesses the small level change between the lower and upper sections of the third floor.
  • Comments View
    • The lifts also access the small level change between the lower and upper sections of the third floor.

Reception (Computer Science Reception)

  • The Computer Science reception is located to your left on exiting the lift on the third floor.
  • The desk is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main lifts.
  • Clear signage for the reception area is visible from the entrance.
  • There is ramped access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is not staffed.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Accessible Toilet (Lower Ground Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • 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.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the properties and facilities area of the lower ground floor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 340cm (5ft 11in x 11ft 2in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • 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.
    • 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 general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab 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 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 48cm (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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet (Ground Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • This is a Clos-o-Mat toilet.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to your right on entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 146cm x 197cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 6in).
    • There is not 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 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • 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 general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab 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 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 48cm (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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet (First Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • 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.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main lifts.
    • This accessible toilet is located next to the female standard toilets on the first floor of the College Building.
    • There is a similar accessible toilet next to the male standard toilets on the first floor which has its transfer space to the left. This can be seen in photograph 2. There is a similar accessible toilet to the rear of the third floor this has a general waste bin and its emergency alarm is not fully functional as it is higher then 10cm from the floor. This can be seen in photograph 3.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 149cm x 199cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 6in).
    • There is not 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the lower ground floor, the ground floor, the first floor, the second floor and the third floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located to the rear right of the building on the ground floor.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 70m from the accessible entrance.
    • 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.