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The Great Hall

College Building, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 0HB

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The Great Hall

  • There is clearly marked directional signage for the room.
  • The corridor has a width of over 150cm.
  • There is step free access to the room via platform lift.
  • There are two entrances into the hall; one labeled "East" and one labeled "West".
  • The door has a width of over 75cm.
  • The door is manual.
  • There is no hearing loop.
  • There is no flashing fire alarm.
  • There are two speaker's areas.
  • The lower speaker's area is accessed by four deep steps with a handrail on the right.
  • The higher area is accessed by 7 medium steps with a handrail to the left.
  • There is some fixed furniture.
  • The tables have a height of 67cm.
  • There is not a height adjustable desk.
  • There are no seats with armrests on both sides.
  • There is a 150cm x 150cm turning space within the room.
  • There are no trip hazards.


  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located between the first and second entrance doors of the Great Hall West Entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main lifts.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 77cm x 90cm (2ft 6in x 2ft 11in).
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar lift for the east entrance however this has dimensions of 94cm x 104cm.