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Chiswell Street

24 Chiswell Street City, London, EC1Y 4UE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include offices, PHD Workspace.
  • All City University services are located on the first floor.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • This building is located close to the A501 just off Bunhill Row. This building is in the Golden Lane Estate area of London in the Borough of Islington. This building is in the congestion charge zone.
    • There is no dedicated car park for this building. There is paid on street parking and bays for resident permit holders only. Islington Borough allows Blue Badge holders to park for free in resident permit holder and paid bays. Blue Badge holders can also park on single yellow lines for up to 3 hours.
  • By Bus View
    • The closest bus stops are Silk Street (stop BM) and Finsbury Street (stops R and S). These stops are all serviced by route 153.
  • By Train View
    • The closest train stations are Moorgate on the Great Northern line and Liverpool Street on the Greater Anglia, Overground, TFL Rail and c2c lines.
  • By Underground View
    • The closest Underground station with step free access from the platform to the street is Liverpool Street Underground. This station is serviced by the Central, Circle, Hammersmith and City and the Metropolitan lines. Other Underground stations close but without step free access are Moorgate (Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Northern lines), Barbican (Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan lines) and Old Street (Northern Line).
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Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Bunhill Row.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The parking is permit holder or pay by phone only Monday - Saturday and Sunday 00:00 - 18:00. The maximum stay for pay by phone is two hours with no return within one hour.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Chiswell Street.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Reception

  • 24 Chiswell Street Reception is located to your right on entrance.
  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly 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 high (110cm+).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
    • The stairs are located to the rear of the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 10m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in front of you on entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 151cm x 131cm (4ft 11in x 4ft 4in).
  • 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 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.

Entrance (Cass Business School)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the first floor lift lobby.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 138cm (4ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There is also a single door entrance into the area with a width of 78cm.

Entrance (PHD)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the first floor lift lobby.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are accessible toilets available in the City University of London Area of this building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the first floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located in the lift lobby on the first floor.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 4m from the lift.
    • 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.