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Addison House

Guy's Campus, Newcomen Street, London, SE1 1UL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Department of Psychology and the Department of Health and Social Care Research along with multiple teaching, seminar, meeting and computer rooms.

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Useful Information

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Guy's Campus is located in south central London off Collingwood Street from the A3 via Newcomen Street and Great Maze Pond. This campus is located in the congestion charge zone.
    • There is no parking at the Guy's campus. There is some on street parking off nearby streets. The nearest public car park is the NCP London Bridge Car Park and is approximately 300m from the campus.
  • By Bus View
    • The nearest bus stop to the Guy's Campus is the Southwark Street Stop off Borough High Street. This station is approximately 210m from the Guy's Campus. This bus stop is served by routes 21, 35, 40, 133, 343, N21, N133 and N343.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station to Guy's Campus is the London Bridge Station. This station is approximately 270m from the campus and is served by the Southern, Thameslink and Southeastern lines.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station to the Guy's campus is the London Bridge Underground Station. This station is approximately 300m from the campus and is served by the Jubilee and Northern Lines.
  • Useful Links View

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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 (with a locked extension leaf).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • There is / are 6 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Entrance (Henriette Raphael House Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located Henriette Raphael House Entrance.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The automatic door(s) is / are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single (with an unlocked extension leaf).
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is/are 5 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the department of psychology test rooms 1-7.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps are shown in photograph 1. There are similar level changes in the same location on floors 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, an example of which is shown in photograph 2.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • 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 areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, M, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
    • The stairs are located directly in front of you as you enter from the Henriette Raphael House Entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 6m from the Henriette Raphael House Entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the lecturers break out space on floor 7.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located directly ahead of you as you enter from the Henriette Raphael House Entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B, G, M, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 525.
  • The lift is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Henriette Raphael House Entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 89cm x 145cm (2ft 11in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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 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 medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the mezzanine floor to the right as you exit the lift.
    • There are similar accessible facilities in the same location on floors 2, 4 and 6. There are similar accessible facilities in the same location with transfer spaces on the left, on floors 1, 3 and 5.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 301cm (5ft 3in x 9ft 11in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 91cm (2ft 12in).
    • 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 an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 141cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 71cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the mezzanine floor, the first floor, the second floor, the third floor, the fourth floor, the fifth floor and the sixth floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the mezzanine level to the right as you exit the lift.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 24m 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.

Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

  • Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is part of the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme.
  • The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme helps people with hidden disabilities which aren’t always obvious – such as autism, dementia and visual or hearing impairments.
  • For more information on this scheme please click here.