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Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the offices.

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.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on along Bancroft Road.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Parking along Bancroft Road is pay and display.

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 that apply on the day.
    • 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

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Bancroft Road.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 8 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the offices and toilet facilities.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the stairs leading up from the basement to the landing, which have a handrail on the left hand side going up.
    • The stairs from the landing to the first floor also have a handrail on the left hand side going up.
    • The other flights of steps in this building have no handrails.
    • Photograph 2 shows the stairs on the ground floor.

Accessible Toilet.

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the basement floor and the first floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the first floor.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a shower with a deep step to access it in the basement toilet.
    • The basement toilet has a shallow step to access it. The step has no handrails.