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Aria

Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London, N1 1PN

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Islington.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Highbury & Islington.
  • The nearest underground station is Angel.

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 18:30.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 18:30.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 18:30.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 18:30.
  • Friday 10:00 - 18:30.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 18:30.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 17:00.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Barnsbury Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 186cm (6ft 1in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played cafe.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located from the entrance into the venue.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There are 7 further medium steps with handrails to jewellery sections.
    • The photographs show the inside ramp and the steps to the jewellery section respectively.

Accessible Toilet

  • At the time of research the corridor and the accessible toilet were inaccessible due to storage.

Standard Toilet(s)

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G.
    • There are 15 steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is medium.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located off the cafe area.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.
  • The lift is 27m (30yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • 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 controls for the lift are not within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • They are 90cm from the ground.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Aria Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 3in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are not clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is snacks.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.