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The Sanctuary

Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton Lane, Roehampton, London, SW15 5PN

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Getting To The Hospital

  • By Road View
    • Queen Mary's Road is located on Roehampton Lane/A306 and can be accessed via the A205.
      Head east on Upper Richmond Road/A205 towards Rock Lane.
      Turn right onto Roehampton Lane/A306 and Queen Mary's Hospital will be located on the left after 0.7 miles.
    • Queen Mary's Hospital has one main visitors car park and multiple Blue Badge bays by the lower ground entrance.
  • By Bus View
    • Bus routes 72, 265, 493, 969 and N74 stop directly outside Queen Mary's Hospital on Roehampton Lane.
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    • There is an onsite bus stop.
    • Onsite bus stops are located on the main hospital road.
    • The main onsite bus stop is sheltered with bench seating.
    • The hospitals main entrance is approximately 140m from the onsite bus stop.
      The path leading to the hospital from the bus stop is on a slight slope and is slab paving.
      After turning into the hospital, there is one road to cross with tactile paving on both sides.
      After, there is another slight slope, with slab paving leading to the main hospital entrance.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Barnes Station, which is approximately 1.1 miles from Queen Mary's Hospital.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station is East Putney station, which is approximately 2.2 miles from Queen Mary's Hospital.
  • Useful Links View

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is not a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.
  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located at the St George's Hospital.
  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 020 8725 2453.
  • The email address for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is pals@stgeorges.nhs.uk.
  • There are volunteers available for help and assistance at the hospital.
  • Volunteers can be found throughout the hospital.
  • Volunteers do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Hospital staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are available in an alternative format and can be provided to include: Braille on request, large print on request, Makaton on request, different languages on request and audio on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area on the hospital site.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.
  • Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • A mobility scooter charging point is not available at the hospital.
  • Mobility aids are available to help patients move around and include; wheelchairs, walking sticks, mobile hoists, hoist slings, adjustable beds and crutches.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact a member of staff.

Hospital Parking (Accessible Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located at the front of the hospital, near the lower ground entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are clearly marked/signposted Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 6 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 365cm x 480cm (11ft 12in x 15ft 9in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located to the left of the lower ground entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the hospital car park.
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the lower ground entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are 10+ additional Blue Badge bays near the main entrance, to the right of the hospital (shown in photograph 5).

Hospital Parking (Patients and Visitors)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located in front of the hospital.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • There is a touchscreen at the barrier.
    • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are clearly marked/signposted Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 365cm x 480cm (11ft 12in x 15ft 9in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located in front of the main entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the payment machines in the car park.
    • Payment signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located outside the main entrance.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • 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 hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.

Getting To (The Sanctuary)

  • The Sanctuary is/are located on the lower ground floor of Queen Mary's Hospital.
  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access to the Sanctuary is via the lower ground entrance.
  • Enter via the lower ground entrance and bear right towards the set of double doors. Turn right and the entrance to The Sanctuary is along the corridor on the left hand side.
  • There is step free access to the Sanctuary.
  • The Sanctuary is approximately 22m from the lower ground entrance.
  • There is a/are manual, heavy, double door(s) between the lower ground entrance and the department/service.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • There is flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

Outside Access (Lower Ground Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hospital, on the lower ground.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is a door release button when exiting.
    • The height of the door release button is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 185cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 215cm.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Opening Times (The Sanctuary)

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Entrance (The Sanctuary Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the lower ground floor.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed with the name of the service/department.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • 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.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm.

Inside Access (The Sanctuary)

  • There is level access once inside.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Wayfinding signage is not available.
  • No Braille signage is available.
  • No tactile signage is available.
  • No pictorial signage is available.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the main corridor.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet is located in the main corridor.

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