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Rosebery Hall

LSE Rosebery Hall, 90 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TY

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include catered student accommodation and conference rooms.
  • The accommodation is located within two blocks, Rosebery Wing and Myddelton Wing. The accessible rooms are located within Myddelton Wing.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Rosebery Hall is located off Rosebery Avenue to the south of The Angel in central London. Rosebery Avenue leads off St John Street (A401), which is accessed from Islington High Street (A1) and Pentonville Road (A501).
    • This hall does not have its own car park, but standard on-street parking is available nearby.
  • By Bus View
    • London Bus routes 19 (Finsbury Park to Battersea Bridge, South Side), 38 (Clapton to Victoria Bus Station) and 341 (Tottenham to County Hall) all stop outside the hall on Rosebery Avenue.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest railway stations are Kings Cross and St Pancras. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of the campus using public transport.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest tubs station is Angel on the Northern Line. Kings Cross St Pancras is also close, and is on Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria, Circle, District, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan lines.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Gloucester way.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 1 and 2 show the strip of standard on street parking along Gloucester Way.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 62cm (2ft).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception (Main)

  • The main reception is located ahead as you enter via the main entrance.
  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Getting Around (Rosebery)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is/are 3 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to rooms 123, 124, 125 and 126.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • There is/are 10+ clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to the dining room from the common room.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • There is a standard lift which overcomes the steps.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Lift (Rosebery)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) 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 105cm x 145cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • 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 have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does 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.

Other Floors (Rosebery)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the third floor, on the fourth floor, on the fifth floor, on the sixth floor, on the seventh floor and on the eighth floor.
    • 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 the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • Level 2 is the entrance level of this building.

Eating and Drinking (Dining Room)

  • The following information is for the refectory.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Rosebery lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 65cm (2ft 2in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 67cm (2ft 2in).
  • The standard height for tables is 67cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and drinks.
  • Comments View
    • The dining room is located on the basement level of Rosebery Wing.

Outside Access (Common Room Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor walkway between Rosebery Wing and Myddelton Wing.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Common Room

  • There are sofas, a bar, table football, table tennis and pool available within the common room.

Reception to Myddelton Wing

  • To the right of the reception off the corridor containing the lifts, there is an 80cm wide door leading out onto a highrise path (as shown in photograph 1).
  • This door is located next to the staircase.
  • There is then a bridge clearly marked at both ends with handrails on either side leading towards the common room (as shown in photograph 2).
  • The Myddelton Wing accessible rooms are located to the left as you reach the end of the bridge, past the common room along the path via doors 1, 4 and 6.
  • Step free access to door 6 is via a 84cm wide gate opposite the common room (as shown in photograph 3).
  • The pathways referred to in the description above are uneven and contain easy and moderate slopes (as shown in photographs 4 and 5).

Outside Access (Myddelton Wing)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left as you face the common room.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There are a total of 6 entrances (doors) into Myddelton Wing.
    • The information above refers to door 1 (shown in photograph 1).
    • This door, as well as doors 4 and 6 lead to the accessible rooms.
    • Access to door 5 is via 9 moderate steps with handrails on both sides (as shown in photographs 3 and 4).

Outside Access (Myddelton Wing Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the central courtyard.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 5 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is on level 1 and gives access to the Clerkenwell Room lobby.

Lift (Myddelton Wing)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter via door 2.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3-4-5-6.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the door 2 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 105cm x 140cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar lift on the left hand side of the building that provides access from the first to the seventh floor (as shown in photographs 3 and 4).

Getting Around (Myddelton Wing)

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors (Myddelton Wing)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 2-3-4-5-6.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • There is a similar staircase on the left hand side of the building that accesses the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th floors (as shown in photograph 2). This is located ahead as you enter via door 5.
      There is also an additional similar staircase located ahead as you enter via door 3 that provides access to the 5th floor (as shown in photograph 3).
      It is possible via external steps to access the 6th and 7th floors from this additional staircase.
      There are also stairs leading down to the conference rooms on the basement level located next to both lifts (as shown in photograph 5 and 6).

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 5 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • The accessible facilities are located within Myddelton Wing.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was 280.
    • The width of the door to the room is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 190cm x 260cm (6ft 3in x 8ft 6in).
    • The bed is 55cm (1ft 10in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 25cm (10in).
    • Light switches are not within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 160cm x 200cm (5ft 3in x 6ft 7in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm in height.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • Disposal facilities are not available.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is fixed.
    • The shower head height is 190cm (6ft 3in).
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • The shower seat is no seat.
    • There are handrails available.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Available auxiliary aids include vibrating pillows.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
    • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There is / are 0 accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • There is / are 5 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • All of the accessible rooms are twin rooms.
    • If a carer was required, they would stay in the room using the additional bed.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the common room entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the common room.
    • There is an accessible toilet located on the first floor of the Myddelton Wing outside the conference rooms, however this was locked at the time of surveying.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 220cm (4ft 7in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 67cm (2ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are poor.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are male and female toilets located within the common room.
  • There are male and female toilets located on the first floor of the Myddelton Wing outside the conference rooms.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located within the common room.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 14m from the common room entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are poor.