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Stocks Court

Queen Mary University of London, Globe Road, London, E1 4AH

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Introduction

  • Stocks Court contains self-catered student accommodation, and is divided into two blocks: the East and West Blocks. The West Block contains a 2 bedroom staff flat, as well as 13 student study bedrooms (located within 3 flats), sharing a kitchen, toilet and bathroom.
    Access to the accommodation is via the main entrance off Globe Road, through a foyer area containing an accessible toilet, and out through an exit into a courtyard area, or via direct access from Stayners Road. The blocks containing student accommodation are accessed from the courtyard.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Globe Road 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.
    • Stocks Court does not have any parking. On street parking on Globe Road is available.
  • By Bus View
    • Bus 309 (Canning Town - Bethnal Green) stops on Globe Road outside Stocks Court. There are also bus stops on the Mile End Road, just outside Stepney Green Tube Station, which are served by buses 25 (Oxford Circus - Ilford), 205 (Paddington Station - Bow Church DLR Station) and N205 (Paddington - Leyton).
  • 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
    • Stocks Court is approximately 90 metres from Stepney Green underground station (on the Hammersmith and City and District lines).
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 180cm x 470cm (5ft 11in x 15ft 5in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on on Stayners Road and Globe Road.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is limited parking at the residence located on the Stayners Road side of the building, on request to Residential Services and Support (see Useful Information for contact details).
    • Some of the standard parking bays on Globe Road are Pay and Display between 08:30 and 17:30 Monday to Friday, maximum stay 4 hours.
    • Others require a Residents Permit between 08:30 and 17:30 Monday to Friday.
    • There is a loading bay outside the front of the building (shown in photograph 3), which could be used as a drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, off Globe Road.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).
  • 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.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The card reader at this entrance is 115cm high.

Exit to the Courtyard

  • This exit is located at the far end of the foyer from the main entrance.
  • It is a single, heavy door, 84cm wide, which opens outwards.
  • There is a door release button, 130cm high, to the left of the door as you face it.
  • There is a shallow step, not well marked, down into the courtyard just beyond the exit (shown in photograph 2).

Outside Access (Central Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the courtyard.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is at a height of 130cm.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.
  • 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 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The entrances to the left and right of the courtyard are similar, but have 2 steps to access (photograph 4).
    • The West Block, on the far side of the courtyard, is accessed by 4 steps (photographs 5 and 6).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the entrance foyer, leading towards the exit towards the courtyard.
    • Photograph 2 shows the corridor in one of the flats.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15 steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is not a landing.
    • There are identical stairs inside all entrances to flats.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the flats on the first, second and third floors.

Outside Access (Laundrette)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the courtyard, next to the central entrance.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The laundrette contains accessible washers and dryers (shown in photograph 4).

Accommodation

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located just inside the main entrance, in a foyer area.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 120cm x 225cm (3ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 40cm (1ft 4in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.