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115 Denmark Hill

Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AZ

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  • Services / facilities within the building include Mental Health of Older Adults Directorate: staff offices.
  • Comments View
    • This building houses staff offices.
    • Patients are not seen in this building.
    • The building is located within the staff car park.
    • The parking bays outside the building are not allocated to this building.
    • The Blue Badge bays in the main visitor car park are 75m from this building.

Getting Here (Maudsley Hospital)

  • By Road View
    • Maudsley Hospital is located in Camberwell, South London just off Denmark Hill. It is approximately 0.6 km from the A202 (Peckham Road) which gives access to the A3 and A23 to the West and the A2 and 20 to the East.
    • The Hospital has its own car park which is located at the front of the hospital. Blue Badge bays are available.
  • By Bus View
    • The nearest bus stop is Kings College (Stop A) which is located on Denmark Hill and is approximately 90 metres from the main hospital entrance. Services that stop here are the 42, 68, 468 and N68.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Denmark Hill approximately 200 metres away located to the South of the hospital site.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest tube station is Brixton, approximately 2.3 km away via Denmark Hill, Cold Harbour Lane, Lilford Road and Brixton Road.
  • Useful Links View

Opening Hours

  • Staff have free access to the building with their security fobs.
  • Working hours may vary.


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

Parking (Main Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot booked in advance.
  • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 350cm (13ft 1in x 11ft 6in).
  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 38m (41yd 1ft) from the main entrance, using the ramp.
  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 48m (52yd 1ft) from the main entrance, using the ramp.
  • 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 between the car park and the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • There is a designated drop off point.
  • The drop off point is located to the left of the main entrance.
  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
  • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge bays are located outside the Main Entrance Building, separate from the main pay and display section of the car park.
    • Blue Badge parking is limited to two hours.
    • Blue Badge holders can refund parking vouchers at the main reception.
    • Each of the bays has a lockable post which is opened by a member of the reception staff on request.
    • Reception can be contacted on 020 3228 2135.
    • Visitors may wait in the drop-off area whilst waiting for staff.

Level Change (Pedestrian Route to 113 - 115 Denmark Hill/ Staff Car Park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading up from the entrances into the grounds towards the building.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located before 113 Denmark Hill.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • 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 height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 135cm .
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
  • Step Details View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 5 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is a small lip at the main entrance with a height of 4cm.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are not welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • Wayfinding signage is available.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • There is no reception desk. Visitors can use the intercom to communicate with staff at the administration office which is the first room on the left after the main entrance, who will allow access into the building.

Conference / Meeting Facilities (Conference Room)

  • Conference/meeting facilities are available.
  • The conference/meeting facilities are located on the Basement Floor.
  • There is stepped access to the conference/meeting facilities.
  • The door opening width(s) is/are under 75cm for the room(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
  • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the room(s).
  • The lighting levels in the room(s) are good.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B, G, 1, 2.
    • The stairs are located immediately to the right after the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 2m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not 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.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are staff offices, conference room, unisex toilet in basement level.
  • Comments View
    • There are identical stairs to the right as you enter through the door on the left after the main entrance. Can be seen in photos...

Toilet with Adaptations

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are located in the Main Entrance Building on the ground floor. The accessible toilets are over 50m away.
    • Please see the Main Entrance Building guide for further details.

Standard Toilet(s)

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 a cashpoint within King's Hospital, 100m from the main reception.

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