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Henry Wellcome Building

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, 17 De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include staff offices.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Denmark Hill Campus - Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Denmark Hill.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN).
    • The car park is located in an inner courtyard off de Crespigny Park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 195cm x 550cm (6ft 5in x 18ft 1in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Grove Lane.
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 195cm x 470cm (6ft 5in x 15ft 5in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on de Crespigny Park and Grove Lane.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Permit required / charges apply for on-street parking.

Site/Campus Car Park (Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN))

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located in an interior courtyard off de Crespigny Park.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Henry Wellcome Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 260cm x 580cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to one side but not at the rear.
    • The marked zone is 125cm wide.
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are not clearly presented.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is step free access from this car park.
    • Buildings are not clearly signposted from this car park.
    • There is not a campus map available within the car park.
  • Comments View
    • Dropped kerbs onto de Crespigny Park are shown in photographs 6 and 7.
    • The vehicle exit is onto Grove Lane (photograph 8).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, from the terrace in front of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 116cm (3ft 10in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 116cm (3ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance from the car park to the rear.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience on De Crespigny Park.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There is also ramp from the access road to the right of the Institute of Psychiatry.
    • The access road has a moderate slope.
    • The ramp has an easy slope.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are welcomed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • 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 on the right as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3.
  • The lift is 9m (29ft 6in) from main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 140cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 5m (16ft 5in) from the lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located opposite the lift on the second floor.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 216cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 1in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 115cm (3ft 9in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • There is a poor colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • A smaller adapted toilet is located on the ground floor.

Standard Toilet(s)

Access from the IoPPN Main Building and Henry Wellcome Building for Psychology to Memory Lane

  • From the area outside the main entrances to the IoPPN Main Building and Henry Wellcome Building for Psychology, off De Crespigny Park, there is a path between these buildings (photograph 1), 125cm wide at its narrowest, with a brick block paving surface.
  • It has a very slight slope towards the Henry Wellcome Building (photograph 2), and then a slight slope down to access to University vehicles car park (photograph 3).
  • Turn left and continue along edge of this area (photograph 4), then turn right to continue along Memory Lane (photograph 5). This path leads through the campus, passing the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre and the Addiction Science Building, before reaching Windsor Walk.

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 not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.