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Tree House Refectory and Bar

Buckhurst Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY

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COVID-19 Information (Imperial College London)

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the campus refectory, bar, TV room and breakout room.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection 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).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building.
    • There is a steep slope, with no handrails, for access to the TV room (G26).
    • The width of the ramp is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • This ramp is shown in photographs 1 and 2.
    • There is a steep slope, with no handrails, for access to the breakout room.
    • This level change is shown in photograph 3.
    • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to Refectory Serving Area.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a slight ramp, with no handrails, for access to Refectory Serving Area.
    • The width of the ramp is 123cm (4ft).
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • A table on the ramp reduces the width to 96cm. This level change is shown in photographs 4 and 5.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no 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.

Eating and Drinking (The Refectory)

  • The following information is for the refectory.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 71cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are not 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • Weekly menus are circulated through staff and students via email.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:00 - 15:00.
    • Tuesday 08:00 - 15:00.
    • Wednesday 08:00 - 15:00.
    • Thursday 08:00 - 15:00.
    • Friday 08:00 - 15:00.
    • Saturday 08:00 - 15:00.
    • Sunday 08:00 - 15:00.

Eating and Drinking (The Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 64cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Drinking straws are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The bar is located to the right as you enter.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday Closed.
    • Tuesday 17:00 - 23:00.
    • Wednesday Closed.
    • Thursday 17:00 - 23:00.
    • Friday 17:00 - 23:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located ahead as you enter off the main corridor.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is stepped access to the standard toilet surveyed.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 4m from the main 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a clearly marked, medium height step leading into each toilet, shown in photographs 3 and 4.