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Goulston Street, London Metropolitan University , 16 Goulston Street, London, E1 7TP

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Location of Room(s)

Lecture Theatre(s)

  • Signage for the lecture theatre(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible on or near the door.
  • The corridor outside the lecture theatre(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the lecture theatre(s) from the corridor.
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the lecture theatre(s).
  • The door(s) for the lecture theatre(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users within the lecture theatre(s).
  • The designated spaces for wheelchairs users are located in the middle row(s).
  • There is level access to the designated seating from an entrance.
  • There is space for an assistance dog.
  • There is step free access to the speaker's area at the front of the lecture theatre(s).
  • There are staggered steps to the sides of the theatre.
    The speakers desk is on a raised stage at the front of the theatre.
    The stage is 30cm higher than floor level at the front (photograph 7).
    There is step-free access to the speakers area via Lift 1 (right-hand lift) from reception, selecting floor -3.
    Step-free access to the speakers area is via a single manual door which opens away from you (push), and may be difficult to open (photographs 8 and 9).
  • The height of the speaker's desk/table is 90cm.
  • The speaker's desk/table is not height adjustable.
  • There is staggered seating within the lecture theatre(s).
  • The steps to the staggered seating do not have handrails.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is a visual fire alarm beacon in the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is fixed furniture within the lecture theatre(s).
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 70cm.
  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
  • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the lecture theatre(s).
  • The room does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • Floor coverings in the lecture theatre(s) are not even.
  • The designated seating area is at mid-level in the theatre (photographs 10 and 11).
    There are floor boxes on the stage which may present a trip hazard (photograph 12).