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East Wing

St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7EH

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Introduction

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    • The East Wing can be accessed from the Lambeth Wing and the South Wing.
    • Please see the separate guide for these buildings for more details.

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the St Thomas' Campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is London Waterloo.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Lambeth North.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
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    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
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    • The car park is located outside the front of the hospital, and is accessed via the Lambeth Wing.
    • Please see the separate guide for the Lambeth Wing for more details.

Outside Access (Ground Floor Link from the Lambeth Wing)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 165cm (5ft 5in) wide.
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    • There is a similar link to the ground floor from the South Wing, shown in photograph 2.

Outside Access (A & E Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Lambeth Palace Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in) wide.
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    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
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    • This entrance leads to St Thomas' Hospital A & E Department, as well as the ground floor of East Wing.

Level Change (A & E Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 8 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
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    • The ramp overcomes the steps and has handrails on the right hand side going up.

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.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
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    • The Nevin Lecture Theatre has a hearing loop fitted.
    • There is level access to the front of the lecture theatre, but there are no designated spaces for wheelchair users.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are no adapted toilets on the ground floor of East Wing.
  • There are adapted toilets by the entrances to the Lambeth Wing.
  • There are also adapted toilets available in the South Wing.
  • Please see the separate guides for these areas for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no standard toilets on the ground floor of East Wing.
  • There are toilets on the ground floor of the Lambeth Wing in the corridor leading to the East Wing.
  • There are also standard toilets available by the entrances to the Lambeth Wing and in the South Wing.
  • Please see the separate guides for these areas for more details.

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.