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Nash Lounge and Kitchen

London Business School, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4SA

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Introduction

Opening Times (Nash Lounge)

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Nash Kitchen)

  • Monday 11:00 - 14:00.
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 14:00.
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 14:00.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 14:00.
  • Friday 11:00 - 14:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in London.
  • The nearest mainline station is Marylebone.
  • The nearest underground station is Baker Street.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 480cm x 490cm (15ft 9in x 16ft 1in).
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • There is 1 designated parking bay located outside the rear entrance to the Plowden Building.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between The Plowden and Ratcliffe Buildings.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • Alternative access from Sussex Place is via a slight slope (shown in photograph 2) or steps.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1, 2 and 3.
    • The stairs are located just inside the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 3m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located just inside the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1, 2 and 3.
  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 99cm x 112cm (3ft 3in x 3ft 8in).
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • 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 bright.

Entrance (Nash Lounge Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located just inside the main entrance, past the lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).

Eating and Drinking (Nash Lounge)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the café.
    • The café is located on the ground floor of A Wing, just inside the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the café.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables cannot be booked in advance.
    • There is a counter where food and drink can be ordered.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include; written wall menus and menu boards.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does play background music.
    • Background music is only played at certain times.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 91cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
    • The type of flooring in this area is laminate.
    • The rotisserie counter, to the left as you face the main counter (photograph 3) is 95cm high, with a lower counter 63cm high (photograph 4).
  • Self-Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 91cm.
    • The type of flooring in this area is laminate.
    • The self service salad counter, located to the right as you face the main counter, is shown in photograph 5. There is also soup counter next to the rotisserie counter.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • The majority of tables are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 71cm.
    • There are also coffee tables, high tables, armchairs, sofas and high stools.
    • The surface height of the lowest table is 39cm.
    • The surface height of the highest table is 106cm.
    • Some tables are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet and vinyl.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Other Floors (Nash Lounge to Kitchen)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G.
    • The stairs are located to the right on entrance to the Nash Lounge.
    • The stairs are approximately 5m from the Nash Lounge entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.

Entrance (Nash Kitchen Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the lower ground floor, straight ahead from the lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • 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 142cm (4ft 8in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • 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 140cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Eating and Drinking (Nash Kitchen)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the restaurant.
    • The restaurant is located on the lower ground floor of the A Wing, below the Nash Lounge.
    • There is step-free access, via lift, to the restaurant.
    • For access there are double manual doors which may be difficult to open.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables cannot be booked in advance.
    • There is a counter where food and drink can be ordered.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 84cm.
  • Payment Counter View
    • The height of the counter is 97cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • Staff can move furniture to make a table accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 70cm.
    • There are also high tables, long tables, bench seats and high stools.
    • The surface height of the highest table is 107cm.
    • Some tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • Access to the additional seating area is via 4 medium, well marked steps with a hand rail on the right going up.
    • The raised area contain high tables and stools, some more bench seating and tables, and a table football.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located on the ground floor of A Wing.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located on the ground floor of A Wing.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.