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Luther King Ward

Lambeth Hospital, 108 Landor Road, London, SW9 9NT

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Luther King ward is located on the first floor of Oak House.
    • The inside of the ward was not surveyed.

Getting Here (Lambeth Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • Lambeth Hospital is located in Stockwell, South London just off Landor Road. It is approximately 450 metres from the A3 (Clapham Road) to the East and the A203 and A23 to the West.
    • Standard and Blue Badge parking is located in front of the hospital main entrances.
  • By Bus View
    • The nearest bus stop is Lambeth Hospital which is located on Landor Road approximately 100 metres from the main hospital entrance. The 322 service stops here.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Clapham High Street approximately 0.8 km away via Landor Road, Bedford Road, Lendal Terrace, Clapham High Street, Edgeley Road and Voltaire Road.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station is Clapham North approximately 0.7 km away via Landor Road.
  • Useful Links View

Opening Times (Visiting Times)

  • Monday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Monday 18:30 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 18:30 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 18:30 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 18:30 - 20:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 18:30 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 12:00.
  • Saturday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 18:30 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 12:00.
  • Sunday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 18:30 - 20:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the borough.
  • This venue is situated in Lambeth.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Brixton.
  • The nearest underground station is Clapham North.

Parking (Oak House)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 450cm x 500cm (14ft x 16ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 13in) from the Oak House main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the Oak House main 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does have to cross a road.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest designated bay to Bridge House is 70m.
    • The furthest designated bay to Bridge House is 75m.

Outside Access (Main 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 automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 192cm (6ft 4in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 186cm (6ft 1in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are through a door controlled by an intercom to the left of the entrance foyer.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located through a door controlled by an intercom to the left of the entrance foyer.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 140cm (5ft 3in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not 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 controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Outside Access (Luther King Ward Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor of Oak House.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 148cm (4ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 148cm (4ft) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The intercom is 157cm high.

Waiting Room / Area (Luther King Ward Waiting Room)

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is approximately 6m from the lift.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • Level access is by lift.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the waiting room / area.
  • The door(s) open(s) both ways.
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in).
  • The type of flooring is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is a space for a wheelchair user to wait within the seating area.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Chairs with armrests are not available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Announcements are in person.
  • The waiting room / area does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a television.
  • Vending machines are not available.
  • A water dispenser is not available.
  • There is not a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • Outside of the wards, the nearest accessible toilets are located in Oak House on the first floor. The accessible toilets are over 20m away.
  • Please see the Oak House Guide for further details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Outside of the wards, the nearest standard toilets are located in Oak House on the ground floor. The standard toilets are over 20m away.
  • Please see the Oak House Guide for further details.

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 normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level (unknown at time of research).
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include mobile hoists, wheelchairs, shower chairs, commodes, walking sticks, walking frames, hoist slings and adjustable beds.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact reception.
  • Comments View
    • Hearing Loops are available on request.
    • Interpreters are available on request.
    • There are a number of policies specifically relating to safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children, as well as infection control policies. Please contact the health and safety clinical advisors for further information on the hospital.
    • There is no cashpoint on-site or within 100m of the main reception.