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New London Performing Arts Centre

76 St James Lane, Muswell Hill, London, N10 3RD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include dance and drama studios, rehearsal and teaching space for individual musicians and ensembles.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of our visit (January 2018) the centre was intending to seek funding for a new lift and accessible toilets.
    • Until this is built there is no level access to the upper floors.
    • Lessons can be scheduled for the ground floor teaching spaces by arrangement.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Alexandra Palace.
  • The nearest underground station is Highgate.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:30 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 21:00.
  • Friday 09:30 - 19:30.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the waiting area opposite reception, outside one of the music studios.
    • Photographs 2 - 6 show a variety of dance, drama and music teaching spaces.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1, 2 and 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are additional dance / drama studios and music rehearsal spaces.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the ground floor, to the right after the entrance foyer.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located on the lower ground floor.
    • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the shared toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the standard female toilets on the ground floor.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
  • Comments View
    • There are additional standard toilets on levels 1 and 2.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.