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Horton Halls Block F-I Laundry Room

St George's, University of London, Horton Halls of Residence, St Georges Grove, London, SW17 0BD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include laundry facilities.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Horton Halls of Residence is located in the Upper Tooting / Earlsfield area of South London.
      From the A24, which joins the A3 and South Circular at Clapham with junction 9 of the M25, turn onto Garrett Land (A217) towards Wandsworth at Tooting Broadway. Turn right onto Aboyne Road, then right onto Strathdon Drive, then immediately left onto St George's Grove. If approaching from Wandsworth, turn left onto Garratt Lane off Wandsworth High Street (A3), and follow the road down through Earlsfield, until you turn left onto Aboyne Road.
      Horton Hall of Residence is not located in the Congestion Charge zone.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop on St George's Grove, approximately 150 metres from the halls, which is served by bus route G1.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest station is Earlsfield station, served by South West Trains, which is approximately 1 mile to the north of the site. From there take bus 44, 77 or 270 to Streatham Cemetery (Stop SK), and then take bus G1 to St George's Grove.
      Haydons Road Station, served by Southern and Thameslink trains, is approximately 1.25 mile from the site, but can be accessed by taking bus 493 from Gap Road Plough Lane (Stop HG), approximately 300 metres from the station, to Hazelhurst Estate (Stop SM). From there walk to the Wimbledon Road (Stop SB) on Garratt Lane (approximately 400 metres), and take Bus G1 to St George's Grove.
  • By Underground View
    • Tooting Broadway station, on the Northern Line, is approximately a mile from the site. Bus G1 can be caught from just outside the station to the St George's Grove.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by students.
    • Parking charges apply for all except Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the left as you face the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 238cm x 489cm (7ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are dropped kerbs.
    • The dropped kerb between the car park and the building does have tactile paving.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are two Blue Badge bays in front of the building which are available for use without accessing the main car park.
    • The main car park is to the left of the building with one Blue Badge bay and the all other bays are standard bays. There is a barrier to access this car park which students must apply for and pay to use.
    • If the Blue Badge bays at the front of the building are in use, staff will allow access to the Blue Badge bay and standard bays through the barrier to the main car park.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of Block F.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • A key fob is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is not 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 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is / are 6 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 have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There is a further short steep slope to access the entrance of the laundry room with a width of 90cm (shown in photograph 5).

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  • Accessible washing machines are available in the laundry room with coin slots to operate them within a height of 120cm, however, the coin slots may be in a position some wheelchair users struggle to reach.
  • Seating with arm rests is available in the laundry room.
  • A wash basin is also available at 87cm high.