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Prideaux Building

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

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include seminar rooms, the MediCinema, a 24 hour computer room and the Sub Dean's office.

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside 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 Waterloo.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Lambeth North.

Parking

  • Parking can be made available to the side and rear of the building if requested in advance.
  • There are designated bays available outside St Thomas' House, and a public car park by the hospital main entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located opposite the Hospital South Wing.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 164cm (5ft 5in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical entrance at the rear of the building, accessed by a steep slope (shown in photograph 2).

Level Change (Main 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 is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Sub Dean's Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front, next to the Hospital South Block.
  • 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 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is also an entrance to the Sub Dean's Office area on the far side of the building, accessed by steps only (shown in photograph 2).

Level Change (Sub Dean's Office Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the entrance as you face it.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 112cm (3ft 8in).

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 allowed in public parts of the venue.

Cinema (MediCinema)

  • Seating and additional access information View
    • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
    • Designated spaces are situated at the front of the cinema.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.
    • Companions sit beside or behind the patron.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing system is a fixed loop.
    • Staff are trained to use the system.
    • Assistance dogs are allowed in the cinema.
  • Comments View
    • The MediCinema is located to the right of the main entrance as you enter.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • There are accessible toilets available in the Hospital South Wing.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.