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John Smith's Bookshop

Queen Mary University of London, 329 Mile End Road, London, E1 4NT

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • There is access to the bookshop through the Students Union Hub, which also connects directly into the Ground Café and The Hive.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Mile End campus is located just off the Mile End Road / A11. This road links the City of London with the A12. The A12 then links to the North Circular Road (and the A11 off that) and the M25.
    • There are Blue Badge bays located throughout the campus, which can be used by anyone with a valid Blue Badge. Car parking is available on campus for staff permit holders. Temporary permits are available for visitors and contractors by prior arrangement.
  • By Bus View
    • The campus can be accessed via bus 25 (Oxford Circus to Ilford), 205 (Paddington Station to Bow Church DLR Station) and 339 (Shadwell Station to Leytonstone Station).
  • By Train View
    • The nearest railway stations are Liverpool Street Station and Fenchurch Street Station. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of the campus using public transport.
  • By Underground View
    • The campus is located between Mile End (on the Hammersmith and City, District and Central lines) and Stepney Green (on the Hammersmith and City and District lines) underground stations.
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Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park (Maths Square Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off Grantley Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Mathematical Sciences.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 580cm (12ft 2in x 19ft).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by Blue Badge holders and permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the Maths Square.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Maths Square.
    • The nearest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the Mathematical Sciences.
  • Comments View
    • The standard parking located here is for contractors only.
    • Students in university accommodation are not allowed to keep vehicles on campus.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.

Entrance (Student Union Hub)

  • Entrance View
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is one set of manual, heavy, double doors between the Student Union main entrance and this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • 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.

Counter

  • The counter is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • The height of the counter is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • The height of the counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the Student's Union Hub. Please see relevant guide for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet is located in the Student Union Hub. Please see relevant guide for more details.