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Gabriel's Wharf

56 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PP

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Gabriel's Wharf

  • Gabriel’s Wharf, often referred to as one of London’s oldest pop ups, is a popular riverside destination for people who live, work and visit the area.
  • Originally old garages now with shop fronts added, the units make excellent retail spaces and design studios. The blank wall of the London Studios was painted to provide an imaginative trompe d’oeil backdrop.

Getting Here

On Street Parking (Upper Ground)

  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Upper Ground.
    • The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 200cm x 800cm (6ft 7in x 26ft 3in).
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

South Bank Public Car Parks

  • This section provides information about a number of public cars parks around South Bank.
    For more information about access and parking charges please visit the individual car parks.
    South Bank is located in the congestion charging zone.

Access Point (Upper Ground)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Upper Ground.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • The width of the gap is 165cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located just beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Bernie Spain Garden)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Bernie Spain Garden.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • The width of the gap is 130cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located just beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

Access Point (The Queen's Walk)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off The Queen's Walk.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • The width of the gap is 250cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located off The Queen's Walk.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Wharf

  • There is step-free access throughout Gabriel's Wharf.
  • The surface of the flooring is concrete.
  • There is bench seating available.
  • Some of the bars and restaurants have their own seating area.
  • There are a number of cafés, bars, restaurants and shops located around the Wharf. For more information about them please contact the venue directly.
  • There is a South Bank Information Board and Map located near to the toilet block.

Access Guides Available For - London South Bank (Gabriel's Wharf)

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located between the Bernie Spains and Upper Ground entrances.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 165cm x 190cm (5ft 5in x 6ft 3in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the right.
    • There is not 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.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a 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 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 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab 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 good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located between the Bernie Spain Gardens and Upper Ground access points.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

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