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Keppel Street Building

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT

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Summary

  • Building View
    • Services / Facilities within the building include; a library, refectory, student common room, bar, Student Hub, faith room, IT helpdesk, e-library, teaching labs, teaching rooms and lecture theatres.
  • Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities View
    • Accessible toilet facilities are located on the ground floor at the Keppel Street Entrance and South Courtyard. There are also accessible toilet facilities on the lower ground floor past the breakout areas.
    • Shared standard toilet facilities are located on the ground floor at the Keppel Street Entrance and South Courtyard. There are also standard toilet facilities on the lower ground floor past the breakout areas.
    • Baby changing facilities are located in the South Courtyard accessible toilet.
  • Comments View
    • The Keppel Street entrance leads into the South Courtyard on the ground floor.
    • The South Courtyard is connected to the North Courtyard via a cross corridor on all floors except LG and 4.

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Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 180cm x 600cm (5ft 11in x 19ft 8in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Keppel Street.
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Keppel Street.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
    • 2 hour parking payable by phone is available on Keppel Street and Malet Street.

Outside Access (Keppel Street Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Keppel Street.
    • This entrance gives access to the reception.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE AND TROPICAL MEDICINE'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 128cm (4ft 2in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the key card reader is 115cm.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 187cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) by sliding.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 187cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the ramp.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the Keppel Street entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

Reception (Keppel Street Entrance)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located just beyond the main entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are moderate to good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 106cm .
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a lowered section of the counter.
    • The height of the lowered section at the counter is 76cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the desk.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • There is wayfinding signage available at/close to the reception.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is carpet and stone.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
    • There are armchairs and sofas in the waiting area.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.

Other Floors (Keppel Street Entrance)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located straight on through the building past reception, on the right.
    • The stairs are approximately 17m from the from the Keppel Street entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to exit the stairwell on the first floor, on the third floor and on the fourth floor.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are low to moderate.
  • Comments View
    • The stairs to LG (photographs 7 to 9) have a heavy manual single door to enter the stairwell.
    • The height of the steps to LG is less than 15cm.
    • The depth of the steps to LG is less than 30cm.
    • The stairs to LG have handrails on both sides.
    • The handrails on the stairs to LG are lower than 90cm above the pitch line of the stairs.
    • The stairs to floors 1 to 9 have handrails on both sides.
    • The steps to LG are not clearly marked.
    • The lighting level at the steps to LG is good.

Lift (Keppel Street Entrance)

  • The lift is located straight on through the building past the reception, on the left.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the Keppel Street entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1, 2 and 3.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 680kg.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 90cm.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 141cm x 120cm.
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are moderate to good.

Library

  • Library Circulation View
    • There is step-free access within the library.
    • The type of flooring in the library is carpet and vinyl.
    • There is flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There are no potential trip hazards within the room.
  • Self Service Machines View
    • There is not a/are no self service book borrow/return machine(s) available.
  • Library Services View
    • This library is able to provide material in the following formats: ebook.
    • There are reading/study desks available.
    • The majority of the reading/study desk(s) are 73cm in height.
    • There are no height adjustable desks available.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests.
    • Auxiliary aids are not available.
    • A member of staff is available to provide assistance.
  • Comments View
    • The library is accessed via two sets of double doors, the first opens towards you and is a 152cm wide. The second is second opens towards you and is 134cm wide.
    • The library has a gallery. There is a set of stairs leading to the gallery.
    • The stairs are accessed by a heavy single door, 74cm wide. The door to exit on to the gallery opens towards you and is 67cm wide.
    • There are 13 deep steps to the gallery, the staircase has a minimum width of 57cm. There is a handrail on the left as you go up.

Getting Around (Ground Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is not step-free access throughout the area.
    • The south courtyard has two sets of steps and a ramp that overcomes those steps. There are two steps located next to the Manson Lecture theatre they are 15cm high with a set of hand rails in the middle, this is shown in photograph 1. There are two steps leading to the south court yard toilets 15cm high with handrails on both sides. This is shown in photograph 2 The ramp is located to the left of the library, it is slight (4.6) and has handrails on both sides. This is shown in photograph 3. The corridors located to the left and right as you enter the Keppel Street Entrance have identical steep ramps at the end of the corridor. These are shown in photographs 4 and 5.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is vinyl, tiles and wood.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in communal areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the communal areas of the building.

Getting Around (First Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is vinyl and wood.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There are no seats/chairs at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in communal areas.

Getting Around (Second Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
    • The Jon Snow Lecture Theatre is accessed from the second floor Keppel Street Lift Lobby via a single, heavy door 75cm wide that opens towards you followed by 7, 15cm steps that have handrails on both sides. This is shown in photographs 1 and 2. There are 7 steps located after Room 258. These are shown in photographs 3 and 4. There are 7 steps located between Rooms 266 and 246. Theses are shown in photograph 5.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in communal areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the communal areas of the building.

Getting Around (Third Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is not step-free access throughout the area.
    • The are 3 steps with handrails on both sides to enter the faculty area from the Keppel Street Lift. There are 7 steps with handrails on the left located in the corridor to the right after you enter the faculty area leading down to Room 301, these are shown in photographs 3, 4 and 5 There are 7 steps located between Rooms 351 and 352. These are shown in photograph 5.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet, vinyl and wood.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There are no seats/chairs at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in communal areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the communal areas of the building.

Getting Around (Fourth Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is not step-free access throughout the area.
    • On exiting the Malet Street lift on the Fourth Floor there is a steep ramp to access the faculty area located on the right. At the top of the Keppel Street stair case there is a slope to the doors that enter the faculty area. This is shown in photograph 3. There are 6 steps located between rooms 420 and 411a. These are shown in photograph 3.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet, vinyl and wood.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in communal areas.
  • Comments View
    • A steep ramp is located to the right as you exit the Malet Street lift on the fourth floor.

Other Floors (Rear Staircase)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located at the rear of the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 45m from the Keppel Street Entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B, G, 1, 2 and 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are low to moderate.
  • Other Information View
    • There is another single flight of stairs between the ground and basement floors located next to these with the same details. This is shown in photograph 6 and 7.
  • Comments View
    • There are identical staircases at each end of the corridor.

Other Floors (South Courtyard)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located to the far left of the south courtyard.
    • The stairs are approximately 26m from the entrance to the south courtyard.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to enter and exit the stairwell on all floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.
  • Other Information View
    • A key card is required to enter the stairwell. There are door release buttons to exit the stairwell. There is a refuge space on the landing near each exit from the stairwell (photograph 4). There is an additional staircase immediately to the left of the south courtyard entrance (photographs 5 to 9). The additional staircase accesses floor LG. The additional staircase has no doors to enter or exit the stairwell. The depth of the steps on the additional stairwell is less than 30cm.

Lift (South Courtyard)

  • The lift is located in a lift lobby adjacent to the rear stairwell, to the far left of the south courtyard.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the entrance to the south courtyard.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 1000kg.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 90cm.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 140cm.
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Lift (Malet Street Lift)

  • The lift is located on the rear corridor behind the South Courtyard, to the right as you exit the courtyard and at the end of the corridor on the left.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 55m (60yd 5in) from the Keppel Street Entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 94cm.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 143cm x 121cm.
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are moderate to good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Right Transfer South Courtyard)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the far left of the south courtyard.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the south courtyard entrance.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 216cm.
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 77cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 137cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest and a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 109cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 131cm (4ft 4in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 84cm.

Standard Toilet(s) (Keppel Street Entrance)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located straight on through the building past the reception, on either side.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 17m from the Keppel Street entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is Braille and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 85cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The standard female toilets (photographs 1 to 6) are on the left after the doorway from the reception. The standard male toilets (photographs 7 to 12) are on the right after the doorway from the reception.

Standard Toilet(s) (South Courtyard)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located to the far left of the south courtyard.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m from the south courtyard entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is Braille, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 81cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Breakout Space(s) (Lower Ground Floor)

  • Directional and locational signage for the room(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the room(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the room(s) from the corridor.
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • There is not fixed furniture within the room(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 room(s).
  • The room does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • Access to the breakout space(s) is via the Keppel Street lift. There are 2 breakout rooms and a common space. The breakout room(s) are 3m and 9m from the lift. The common space is 10m from the lift. The common space is to the right through 2 sets of double doors. The breakout room(s) have tables and chairs. There are also vending machines, microwave ovens and refrigerators. Lighting levels are moderate to good in the breakout room(s).

Inside Access (Lower Ground Floor)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the accessible and standard toilets on the lower ground floor is through a single door.
    • The access door opens away from you (push).
    • The access door may be difficult to open.
    • The access doorway is 84cm wide.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Right Transfer Lower Ground Floor)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located right from the Keppel Street lift, right turn through the breakout space(s), turn right again, past the stairs, on the far right.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the Keppel Street lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet, via lift.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and Braille signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 87cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 231cm.
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 137cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 110cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Right Transfer Keppel Street Entrance)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located in the corridor to the right as you enter the Keppel Street Entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Keppel Street Entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is tactile, pictorial and Braille signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 95cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 197cm x 130cm.
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 74cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 120cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 86cm.
    • 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).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is poor.
    • There is not a hand dryer.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lower Ground Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located the far (north) end of the breakout space(s), towards the centre of the building.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s), via lift.
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 24m from the Keppel Street lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is Braille, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 81cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor Rear)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located at the rear of the building.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 55m from the Keppel Street Entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • It was not possible to access the female toilet.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 82cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There are toilets in the same location in both side corridors on all floors.

Standard Toilet(s) (Malet Street Lift)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located in the corridor to the right of the Malet Street Lift as you face it.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 55m from the Keppel Street Entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Second Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located to the left and right as you enter the faculty area.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m from the Keppel Street Lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • Toilets with the same facilities in the same location are located on the third and fourth floors.