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Education Building

Kingston Hill Campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7LB

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COVID-19 Information (Kingston University)

Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Kingston upon Thames.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Norbiton.

Parking (G)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 560cm (11ft 6in x 18ft 4in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors are push pad operated.
    • This entrance opens into the ground floor of the building.
    • Only the left door on entrance opens automatically giving a width of 85cm.
    • The other door can be opened manually to give the full 170cm width.

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 easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Lower Ground Level Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the Terrace.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Lower Ground Level 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.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic doors are push pad operated.
    • Access to this entrance is via the lift located in the car park.

Lift (External)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in Car Park G.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are the Terrace from the car park.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 80cm x 140cm (2ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • This lift can be used to access the lower ground level of the building, via the entrance located on the Terrace.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The School Administration office in Room 201, on the ground floor behind the steps, is open Monday to Friday 08.30-10.00, 12.00-14.00 & 16.00-17.30 except Friday when the office shuts at 17.00.
    • The photograph shows the foyer area of the building.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is not a landing.

Lift (Internal)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located straight ahead as you enter the building.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 6m (19ft 8in) from accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 90cm (3ft 3in x 2ft 11in).

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the building on the ground floor.
    • There is level access to the 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 inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 300cm (5ft x 9ft).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft).
    • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 48cm (18in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 110cm (3ft) high.
    • 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 3").
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is unisex staff toilet located on the 1st floor.
    • The toilets are well lit.

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.