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Jobcentre Plus

1 Barnsbury Road, Penton Street, London, N1 0EX

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Kings Cross.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Barnsbury Road)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 127cm (4ft 2in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Barnsbury Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located at the entrance door.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors slide open.
    • The first set of doors are normally held open when the Jobcentre is open.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 138cm (4ft 7in x 4ft 6in).
  • There is 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 controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from staff (swipe card).
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 219cm (4ft 12in x 7ft 2in).
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
  • Comments View
    • There are baby changing facilities in the adapted toilet.
    • Toilets are available for use on request.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is generally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level 1.