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Campus Kitchen - London Road Refectory

London Road Building, 100 -116 London Road, London, SE1 6LN

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The refectory is located on levels G-1 of the London Road Building.
    • The main serving area is located on level G, accessed by a platform lift.
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located on Level G.

Opening Times (Term Time)

  • Monday 08:30 - 18:00..
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 18:00..
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 18:00..
  • Thursday 08:30 - 18:00..
  • Friday 08:30 - 16:00..
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Vacation)

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

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Elephant and Castle.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Elephant and Castle.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Elephant and Castle.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park type is underground.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 concrete.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 195cm (6ft 5in).
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park takes up part of level G of the building, and is accessed from Thomas Doyle Street.
    • The car park is for staff and students with disabilities only.
    • In order to get a pass to use the car parks you must register with Disability and Dyslexia Support on 020 7815 6405.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the side of the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • 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 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a ramp to access this entrance.
    • The ramp is located in front of the second door.
    • The ramp is moderate.
    • The slope is permanent.
    • The width of the ramp or slope is 75cm (2ft 5in).
    • This entrance gives access to the lift only.
    • A university card is required to use this entrance.

Outside Access (London Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic door is push pad operated.
    • There are also single, heavy, manual doors, 90cm wide, which open both ways, at this entrance.
    • This entrance gives access to level 1 of the building.

Level Change (London Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance from London Road.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp has handrails both sides.
    • There is also a moderate ramp just inside the entrance.

Reception (Main)

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the London Road entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There are 53cm wide turnstiles and a 99cm wide gate past the reception desk leading into the building.
    • A university card is required to access the turnstiles.
    • The gate is opened by reception.

Outside Access (Keyworth Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located opposite K2.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 138cm (4ft 6in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are turnstiles, 52cm wide, and a gate, 100cm wide, just inside this entrance.
    • A university card is required to access the turnstiles.
    • The gate is opened by the security guide present at the entrance.
    • The details here are for the entrance.
    • There are similar turnstiles and doors to exit the building here.
    • This entrance gives access to level 1 of the building.

Level Change (Keyworth Street Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 15 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • The handrail does not cover the bottom 3 steps.
    • There are similar steps leading from the exit here.

Outside Access (Campus Kitchen Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on level 1, from the central atrium.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 166cm (5ft 5in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • The stairs are located in the middle of the Refectory.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The serving area and main seating area are on Level G.
    • There is additional seating on Level 1.

Lift (Campus Kitchen Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located just inside the entrance to the refectory.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Campus Kitchen main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 102cm x 150cm (3ft 4in x 4ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • 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 medium.

Eating and Drinking

  • 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.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Campus Kitchen main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 53cm (1ft 9in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 103cm (3ft 5in).
  • The standard height for tables is 73cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are 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 main meals and hot and cold snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are accessible toilets on Levels G and 1 of the London Road Building.
    • Please see the guide to the main building for details.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Comments View
    • There are refuge points on level G either side of the refectory, by stairs Stairs B and C.
    • The call buttons are 130cm high, and they have Braille and tactile signage.