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8th Floor North Side

Central Block, Bush House, Strand Campus, London, WC2B 4BG

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Location of Room(s)

Breakout Space(s)

  • Directional and locational signage for the room(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the room(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the room(s).
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • The door(s) for the room(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There is step free access to the speaker's area at the front.
  • The speaker's desk/table is height adjustable.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
  • There is not fixed furniture within the room(s).
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the room(s).
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 74cm.
  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
  • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
  • Floor coverings in the room(s) are even with no trip hazards.
  • There is a balcony area off the rear of the room. This is accessed by a door 112cm wide with 3 medium height, clearly marked steps with handrails on both sides. The three steps convert to a platform lift to allow wheelchair access.
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    • This room is mainly a breakout area for staff and students but may also be used for events and lectures.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the terrace entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 400kg.
  • The lift is approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the North Terrace entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 90cm (3ft 3in x 2ft 11in).
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not 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.