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90 London Road, London, SE1 6LN

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • There have been no changes to the parking or the Blue Badge parking bays.
  • An external queuing system is in place at Perry Library if the new building capacity reaches limit. In this situation a member of staff will stop students coming into building and manage the queue externally.
  • Hand sanitisers and cleaning stations are available at building entrances, in all corridors, in offices and in classrooms.
  • The number of students in classrooms has been limited.
  • Directional signage and signage to assist with social distancing is in place.
  • Protective screens have been added to receptions and service desks.
  • Lifts are limited to one person only.
  • The NHS track and trace poster is now displayed in tenanted buildings.
  • The SafeZone app for LSBU IT account holders has been introduced.
  • University users are advised to wear face masks/coverings.
  • The venue is certified with the 'We’re Good To Go’ COVID-19 industry standard.
  • For more information on the 'We're Good to Go' Industry Standard please click here.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a fitness suite, male and female changing rooms with standard showers and toilets.

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Admissions and Recruitment Centre, the Cash Office, the Fees and Bursaries Office, the Registry, the University Executive offices, the International Office, Marketing, the Rockwell Cafe and offices for small enterprises and not-for-profit organisations.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the Courtyard Garden.
  • Related link Admissions and Recruitment Centre.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/en/access-guide/admissions-and-recruitment-centre

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Elephant and Castle.
  • The nearest mainline 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 is located behind the venue.
    • 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 300cm x 500cm (9ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the staff entrance.
    • 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 a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is located between this building and the London Road Building.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located facing London Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in).

Outside Access (Staff Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building, off the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is at a height of 125cm.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).

Outside Access (Courtyard Garden Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the Courtyard Garden.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 126cm (4ft 2in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a step to access this entrance.
    • The step is located in front of the entrance.
    • There is 1 step to the entrance.
    • The step is clearly marked.
    • The step is medium.
    • The step does not have handrails.
    • The automatic door opens towards you.
    • There are also double, heavy, manual doors, which open towards you, 123cm wide, next to the automatic doors.
    • A university card is required to use this entrance.
    • At the time of the survey, the main entrance off London Road was being refurbished.
    • This entrance was therefore being used as the main entrance via the Admissions and Recruitment Centre.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 12m (13yd 4in) from the staff 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 has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The reception is also 12m from the Courtyard Garden entrance.
    • There is some seating with armrests in the foyer.

Reception (Cash Office)

  • The reception desk is 26m (28yd) from the staff entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The Cash Office is located off the main reception foyer, next to the Courtyard Garden entrance.
    • It is 9m from the Courtyard Garden entrance.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Reception (Fees and Bursaries Office)

  • The reception desk is 32m (35yd) from the staff entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The Fees and Bursaries Office is located off the main foyer, next to the Cash Office.
    • It is 14m from the Courtyard Garden entrance.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

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 varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • 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 next to the main reception desk.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the lift lobby from the first floor upwards.
  • The lift is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the staff entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 104cm x 130cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 3in).
  • 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 have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have a hearing loop system.
  • 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 medium.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Rockwell Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 14m (15yd) from the lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 103cm (3ft 5in).
  • 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, hot and cold snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe is located on the first floor, just off the lift foyer.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:00 - 15:30.
    • Tuesday 08:00 - 15:30.
    • Wednesday 08:00 - 15:30.
    • Thursday 08:00 - 15:30.
    • Friday 08:00 - 15:30.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the staff entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the standard toilets on the ground floor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • The details here are for the female toilets.
    • 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 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 149cm x 216cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 1in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • 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 a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • 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 not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The cubicle in the male toilet is a mirror image, with the transfer space on the left.
    • There are similar cubicles in the ground and first floor male and female toilets.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off the corridor leading from the staff entrance.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the staff entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off the corridor leading from the staff entrance.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the staff entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Toilets are also available on the second floor.
    • These do not contain adapted cubicles, but do contain larger cubicles with doors that open outwards.
    • At the time of the survey, standard toilets were also being installed on the first and second floors above the Admissions and Recruitment Centre.

Standard Shower

  • The shower is located on the first floor by the female toilets, and is accessed by a medium step.
  • It also has a flip down seat 44cm high.
  • There are also standard showers in the toilets on the second floor.

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.
  • Comments View
    • There are refuge points in the lift foyer area, and by the fire escape stairs, on the first and second floors.
    • The call button is accessible to wheelchair users, and they have Braille and tactile signage.