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Route Plan 8 - Main Entrance Building To Felix Post Unit

Maudsley Hospital, SE5 8AZ

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Reception To Main Corridor

  • Enter the Main Entrance Building.
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  • Turn left at main reception through the permanently held open double doors.
  • Proceed straight ahead to the end of the first corridor.
  • The corridor is level and has a vinyl surface.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • At approximately 25 metres turn right through 2 sets of permanently held open double doors into the main hospital corridor.

Main Corridor 1

  • Continue along the main corridor.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • At approximately 55 metres the corridor slopes easily downhill.
  • There are handrails to either side along this section which is 25 metres long.
  • The handrails are 102cm from floor level.
  • There are accessible toilet facilities off the left hand side of the main corridor.
  • At approximately 75 metres pass the exit to Eileen Skellern House on the right hand side.

Main Corridor 2

  • Continue straight ahead along the main corridor.
  • The corridor is level and has a vinyl surface.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • After approximately 100 metres you will pass the stepped exit to the Clinical Treatment Centre on the right hand side.
  • At approximately 120 metres you will pass the Acute Assessment Unit on the right hand side and the lift for Middle House on the left.
  • At 128 metres the corridor narrows through a single doorway.
  • The door opens away from you and is permanently held open.
  • The gap through the doorway is 96cm wide.
  • Immediately before this doorway there is a corridor to the left where accessible toilet facilities and the Re:treat Restaurant are located.

Main Corridor 3

  • Continue along the main corridor.
  • The flooring continues to be vinyl and lighting levels are bright.
  • At approximately 150 metres pass an exit on the right for the AAU Annexe/Clinical Treatment Centre.
  • At 170 metres reach the end of the main corridor and exit the rear of the building via the double doors straight ahead of you.
  • The doors open automatically away from you.
  • The width of the opening gap is 122cm.

Rear Exit To Felix Post Unit

  • Immediately beyond the exit doorway there is a steep ramp going down.
  • The ramp has a concrete surface with handrails on both sides.
  • The handrails are 90cm from floor level.
  • Lighting levels are low.
  • At the far end of the ramp turn right and proceed straight until you reach the Felix Post Unit entrance on the left.
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  • The total distance for this route is approximately 210 metres.