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Hill Mead Primary School

Moorland Road, Brixton, London, SW9 8UE

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Introduction

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Brixton.
  • The nearest underground station is Brixton.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:30 - 15:10.
  • Tuesday 07:30 - 15:10.
  • Wednesday 07:30 - 15:10.
  • Thursday 07:30 - 15:10.
  • Friday 07:30 - 15:10.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of the buildings, off Moorland Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The car park has an automatic gate which is operated by staff after contact via the intercom.
    • The intercom would require a user to leave a vehicle to reach it.
    • There is unrestricted on-street parking in Moorland Road outside the venue.

Outside Access (Entrance Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the vehicle entrance, off Moorland Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Entrance Gate)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.

Outside Access (Pupil Entrances)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front and rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are two pupil entrances at the front of the building and two similar entrances at the rear.
    • The entrances open onto half landings of the staircases, between the ground and first floors.

Level Change (Pupil Entrances)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located to the left of the entrances.
  • There is / are 8 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • Comments View
    • There is a further deep step in the doorways.
    • The front entrances have the handrail to the right.
    • The rear entrances have the handrail to the left.

Outside Access (Reception Class 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Outside Access (Reception Class 2 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the left side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Reception Class 2 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • 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 the right going up.

Outside Access (Reception Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Reception Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

Reception

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the reception entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is some seating with armrests available in the reception area.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are the upper years classrooms, halls, staff areas, and the standard pupil toilets.
  • Comments View
    • There are four similar staircases, at the four corners of the building.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear left of the building, off the staircase.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear right of the building, off the staircase.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The unisex toilets are located to the left, off the hall.
    • Unisex toilets are 20m (21yd 2ft) from the reception entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The ground floor unisex toilet is used by adult visitors (picture 3).
    • There are additional unisex children's toilets on the ground floor near the reception classrooms (picture 4).

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested 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.
  • This service can be requested.