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Lambeth College - Brixton Centre - W Block

56 Brixton Hill, Brixton, London, SW2 1QS

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • W Block is a classroom block located at the rear of the main building (B Block).
    • It is possible that this block will be removed as part of the site redevelopment.
    • This is expected to be completed in 2017.
    • Please contact the centre for details.

Location

Opening Times

Parking (Staff and Blue Badge Holder Students)

Outside Access (Horsford Road Entrance Gate)

Level Change (Horsford Road Entrance Gate)

Level Change (Route to canteen and W Block from car park / entrance gate)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path through the car park.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located from the car park to the paved area in front of the canteen and W Block.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The canteen and W Block can be approached through the car park.
    • There is also a protected path which has been created with temporary barriers at the side of the car park.
    • On the day of our visit, the path had less than 100cm clear width in places.
    • This would prevent a wheelchair user turning to mount the shallow step straight on.

Outside Access (Classroom Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located facing the canteen.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Classroom Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 134cm (4ft 5in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located at the bottom of the ramp.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music/noise.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Both classrooms have moveable tables and chairs.
    • The chairs do not have armrests.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located on the ground floor of the main building (B Block).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info