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St Leonard's First Floor

Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ

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Getting Here

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The venue does not have a dedicated car park.
  • Comments View
    • St Leonard's Hospital has parking for visitors, but the NEL offices do not have access.

Getting To (First Floor Offices from the Main Entrance)

  • Access to St Leonard's First Floor NEL Offices is via the Main Entrance.
  • Enter via the Main Entrance, turn right and then left. Continue to the end of the corridor and enter the NEL Entrance. Take the stairs on either side to the first floor and the NEL Office is located on the left.
  • There is stepped access to St Leonard's First Floor NEL Offices.
  • St Leonard's First Floor NEL Offices is approximately 77m from the Main Entrance.
  • There is a/are manual, heavy, double door(s) between the Main Entrance and the department/service.
  • Wayfinding signage is not provided.
  • There is flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • There is flooring in corridors which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.

Getting To (First Floor Offices from the Rear Entrance)

  • Access to St Leonard's First Floor NEL Offices is via the Rear Entrance.
  • Enter via the Rear Entrance turn right and right again. Take the stairs on either side to the first floor and the NEL Office is located on the left.
  • There is stepped access to St Leonard's First Floor NEL Offices.
  • St Leonard's First Floor NEL Offices is approximately 13m from the Rear Entrance.
  • There is a/are manual, heavy, double door(s) between the Rear Entrance and the department/service.
  • Wayfinding signage is not provided.
  • There is flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The push pad or push button is 182cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 182cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 155cm.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step Details View
    • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Kingsland Road.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 121cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Step Details View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.

Entrance (NEL Offices Ground Floor Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the Ground Floor at the end of the St Leonard's Hospital main corridor.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed with the name of the service/department.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 125cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is a door release button when exiting.
    • The height of the door release button is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G,1,2,3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • 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 of the building are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The stairs are the only access to the NEL Offices.

Lift (Platform Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter the Rear Entrance.
  • Signs indicating the location of this lift are not clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Rear Entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG,G.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is not a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do not 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 poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 88cm x 120cm (2ft 11in x 3ft 11in).
  • There are 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 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 level in the lift is low.

Entrance (First Floor NEL Office)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed with the name of the service/department.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 136cm (4ft 6in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm.

Inside Access

  • There is level access once inside.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Wayfinding signage is not available.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Area(s)

  • The facilities/services located on the First Floor include; offices.
  • There is step-free access throughout the area.
  • There are not doors in lobby areas/corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
  • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
  • The type of flooring in the open plan/communal areas is carpet.
  • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
  • There are no height adjustable desks in this area.
  • There are desks which are potentially accessible for wheelchair users in this area.
  • Seating in this area includes; adjustable chairs with wheels and armrests, adjustable chairs with wheels but no armrests, chairs with armrests and chairs with no armrests.
  • Wayfinding signage is not provided.
  • None of the doors in this area have Braille signage.
  • None of the doors in this area have tactile signage.
  • There is not background music in this area.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system in the communal areas of the building.

Room(s)

  • The room surveyed was Meeting Room.
  • Meeting Room is located on the First Floor.
  • Access View
    • All rooms can used for meetings There are 9 rooms/offices on the First Floor.
    • There is not wayfinding signage on route to the room(s).
    • Signage for the room(s) is not available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
    • The corridor/walkway outside the room(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • There is step-free access into the room(s).
  • Room Details View
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) for the room(s) is/are not push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is/are single.
    • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
    • The door may be difficult for some to open.
    • Light switches are between 75cm and 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
    • This room has a whiteboard.
    • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
    • There is not fixed furniture within the room(s).
    • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 71cm.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
    • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
    • The type of flooring in the room(s) is carpet.
    • Floor coverings in the room(s) are not even.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Kitchen

  • The kitchen is located on the First Floor.
  • There is stepped access to the kitchen.
  • There is a/are door(s) to access the kitchen.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door may be difficult for some to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 74cm.
  • There is not ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the kitchen.
  • The height of the work surfaces are 92cm (3ft).
  • There is not a dual height refreshment counter.
  • There is not a work surface with a clear knee recess.
  • There is not a height adjustable work surface.
  • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
  • Vending machines are not available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are not available.
  • Drinking straws are not available.
  • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) for public use.

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