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Rookery Café

LSEC Bromley Campus, Rookery Lane, Bromley, Kent, BR2 8HE

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Rookery Café and Lounge is located adjacent to the main building. .
    • It is accessed via a link corridor from the ground floor corridor of the main building.
    • There is a level change where the corridors meet.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Bromley.
  • The nearest mainline station is Bromley South.

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 at the front and rear of 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 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 380cm x 620cm (12ft 6in x 20ft 4in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the main 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
    • There are 5 Blue Badge bays in the front car park.
    • There are 10 additional bays in the rear car park.
    • These are close to the rear entrance direct to the lower ground floor and to the Life Centre.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the main car park.
  • 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 180cm (5ft 11in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

Reception (Main Reception)

  • The desk/counter is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • Access into the building is by a swipe card only.
    • There are 3 gates which are controlled by swipe card in the reception foyer.
    • Security staff are located at the foyer, who can give assistance when required.

Outside Access (Access from the Entrance Foyer)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the entrance foyer.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Café Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the corridor leading to the entrances.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the steps.
  • The lift is a stair lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, LG (cafe).
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 100m (109yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 85cm x 100cm (2ft 9in x 3ft 3in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

Outside Access (Corridor Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the ground floor corridor in the main building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).

Outside Access (Café Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the ground floor corridor in the main building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the cafe.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Eating and Drinking (Rookery Café)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • 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 approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:15 - 16:30..
    • Tuesday 08:15 - 16:30..
    • Wednesday 08:15 - 16:30..
    • Thursday 08:15 - 16:30..
    • Friday 08:15 - 15:30..
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are located on the ground floor of the main building.
    • Please see the guide for the main building for further details.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.