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Drama Studio 3

Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, London, TW1 4SX

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Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • You can use the AA route planner to plan your journey. In accordance with the university's sustainability policy, visitors are advised to travel to St Mary's by public transport wherever possible. St Mary's is located on Waldegrave Road (A309) to the south of Twickenham. If you are using a sat nav, the postcode for the campus is TW1 4SX.
    • Parking restrictions apply on the campus from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and parking is limited at other times. Please call the main reception on 020 8240 4000 if you require further clarification.
  • By Bus View
    • From Richmond Upon Thames you can catch the R68 towards Hampton Court from a bus stop just outside Richmond station. Get off at the Twickenham, King Street stop and then take the 33 towards Fulwell. Get off at the ‘St Mary's University’ stop, which is just outside of St Mary’s main reception. You can also take the 33 from Richmond, although the bus stop is a 5 minute walk from Richmond station on Sheen Road (Bus stop L). From Twickenham or Teddington the 33 heading towards Fulwell stops on Richmond Road and York Street in Twickenham. The 33 heading towards Hammersmith stops on Stanley Road and Broad Street (Teddington High Street) in Teddington.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Strawberry Hill which is 0.3 miles away. To get to the university from the station turn left when you exit, then walk past Premier Wine and the Post Office on your left and take the second road on your right, which is Waldegrave Gardens. At the end of Waldegrave Gardens, turn right onto Waldegrave Road and St Mary's main reception is on your left.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest tube station is Richmond, which is 2.6 miles away. It is on the District and Overground Lines.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park (Main Entrance Visitor Parking)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located off Waldegrave Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Main Entrance and Security, G Block, Chaplaincy, Shannon Building, Chapel.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 475cm x 440cm (15ft 7in x 14ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by visitors, Blue Badge holders and staff permit holders.
    • Parking charges apply to visitors only.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point in this car park.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the main entrance.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Main Reception and Security.
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • Parking on campus is available only to staff with a valid annual parking permit.
    • Parking charges apply to visitors section of the car park (by main reception, approximately 20 parking places).
    • The carpark has 2 electric vehicle charging bays (maximum stay is 4 hours).

Entrance (Drama Studio 3 Area Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left, just past the University main reception.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides going up.
    • The width of the ramp is 116cm.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the area.
    • There is a slight slope, with no handrails, for access to the ground floor of E Block from the Drama Studio 3 area.
    • The slope (shown in photograph 1) is located at the far end of the corridor from the Drama Studio 3 area entrance, to the right past the Changing Places and baby feeding room.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no and clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is high colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Entrance (Drama Studio 3)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the far corner from the Drama Studio 3 area entrance.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The room is also designated as E13.

Drama Studio

  • The floor of the studio is level and a large open space.
  • There is a ladder leading up to a lighting room (photograph 1).
  • There is clear manoeuvring space throughout the studio.
  • There are no trip hazards.
  • The height of the table is 70cm.
  • There is a set of double doors located next to the Security Reception with a deep step (photographs 4 and 5).

Baby Feeding Room

  • There is a baby feeding room
  • The baby feeding room is located after the Drama Studio entrance at the end of the corridor.
  • The baby feeding room is approximately 15m from the Drama Studio 3 entrance and 35m from the main reception.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • The height of the baby change table/bench once extended and in use is 84cm.
  • There are disposal facilities in the baby feeding room.
  • There is a wash basin in the baby feeding room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 88cm.
  • There is a soap dispenser at the height of 94cm and a towel dispenser at the height of 112cm.
  • There is a chair in the baby feeding room with armrests on both sides.
  • There is a microwave in the room with controls between 150cm and 158cm in height.

Changing Places (E Block Drama Studio 3 Corridor)

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located in the E block corridor past Drama Studio 3.
    • The facility is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do not need a key for the facility.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 354cm x 350cm (11ft 7in x 11ft 6in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 186cm (6ft 1in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.
    • The facility toilet has a transfer space on one side only.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Dropdown rails are provided for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the dropdown rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available at the wash basin.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is available.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.
  • Accessible Shower View
    • Accessible shower facilities are available.
    • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, a flip-down seat and a fixed seat.
    • The height of the seat is 46cm (1ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • The Changing Places is located 15m from the Drama Studio 3 Area entrance.
    • The modesty screen is fixed to the wall which reduces the width of the transfer space on the right.
    • There are 2 pull cord emergency alarms - one is functional by the toilet and the one by the bed is tied up and out of reach.