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Stratford Campus - Zone A

Newham College of Further Education, Welfare Road, Stratford, London, E15 4HT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include The Flex.
  • Stratford Campus - Zone A is located to the rear of the walkway.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in London.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • The nearest mainline station is Stratford.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Stratford.

Parking (Staff & Disabled Only)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located opposite the main (Zone Y) entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 7 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 400cm (11ft 10in x 13ft 1in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Zone Y entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Zone Y 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 uneven surfaces.
    • 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 a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is accessed via a swipe card.
    • Parking is available for disabled visitors with prior arrangement.

Outside Access (Zone Y Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • 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 183cm (6ft).
  • 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 190cm (6ft 3in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 3 shows the turnstiles as you enter the building. The standard turnstiles are 53cm wide and the adapted turnstile is 87cm wide.

Level Change (Zone Y Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.

Additional Info (Walkway Link)

  • The photograph shows the door that leads to the rest of the campus. The door is double width, heavy and 160cm wide.

Outside Access (Walkway Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located through the Zone Y walkway.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 165cm (5ft 5in).
    • 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 162cm (5ft 4in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • Between the first and second set of doors there is a small foyer area.
    • In this area are a few non fixed seats and 2 vending machines.
    • There is room to manoeuvre.

Outside Access (Academy Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on first floor of Zone Y.
  • 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 heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in).
  • 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 double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in).

Level Change (Academy Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Level Change (Marketing and Principle Suite)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located just inside the walkway entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

Level Change (Corridor, Toilets and Changing Places)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you enter Zone A.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 210cm (6ft 11in).

Changing Places

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located to the rear of the ramp.
    • The facility is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Zone A Entrance.
    • There is not level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 245cm x 510cm (8ft x 16ft 9in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is mobile.
    • The facility toilet is corner.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 185cm (6ft 1in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on the right.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is available.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is not available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from the floor).

Other Floors (Walkway Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located to the left after the second set of automatic doors.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell from the first floor upwards.
    • 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 second floor is the Stratford Campus - The Flex.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located just inside the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1 and 2.
  • The lift is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Walkway Entrance.
  • The clear door width is 113cm (3ft 8in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 136cm x 138cm (4ft 6in x 4ft 6in).
  • 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 not have an audible announcer.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The second floor off the lift is Stratford Campus - The Flex.

Accessible Toilet

  • Adapted toilets are available within the Welfare Suite Changing Places.

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 to the right of the corridor ramp.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Walkway Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not 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 to the right of the corridor ramp.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the Walkway Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are additional standard female toilets on the first 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.