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8th Floor South Side

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

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the South Terrace Café and the South Terrace.

Useful Information

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Kings College Strand Campus is located in central London off the Strand (A4). This campus is within the congestion charge zone.
    • There is no parking at the Strand Campus and very limited parking in the immediate area. The nearest public car park is the NCP London Covent Garden Car Park approximately 700m from the campus.
  • By Bus View
    • The nearest bus stop to the Strand Campus is the Aldwych Somerset House (Stop R) bus stop. This bus stop is located off the Strand and is directly outside the Kings College Strand Building. This stop is served by routes 6, 9, 11, 15, 23, 87, 91, N9, N11, N15, N21, N26, N87, N89, N91, N155, N550, N551 and 748.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station to the Strand Campus is the Charing Cross station. This station is approximately 800m from the campus. This station is served by the Southeastern line.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station to the Strand Campus is the Temple Tube station. This station is approximately 300m from the campus and is served by the Circle and District lines.
  • Useful Links View

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the eighth floor to the left as you exit the lifts.
    • There is step free 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 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • A fixed loop is located at the south terrace café tills.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The access to the outside terrace is via a light double door, 112cm wide which opens away from you.
    • There are 3 medium height steps leading up to door with handrails on both sides.
    • These steps can convert into a platform lift.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the terrace entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • 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 South 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.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the south terrace entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 111cm (3ft 8in).
  • The standard height for tables is 74cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is vegan meal options.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are within the Central Block.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are within the Central Block.