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Construction Centre

73 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5HA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include teaching and storage areas.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • You can use the AA route planner or Google maps to plan your journey. If you are using Google maps, please use the postcode EN3 5AL for access to the main 73 Hertford Road entrance.
      The Enfield Centre is located off Hertford Road (A1010), on the east side of Enfield.
    • Staff and visitor parking is available on site, accessed off the Hertford Road (A1010).
  • By Bus View
    • Bus stop EE is located outside the college and bus stop EJ is located opposite the college, both on the Hertford Road. These are served by routes 121, 279, 307 and N279.
  • By Train View
    • Southbury Overground station is approximately 800m/0.5 miles (a 10 minute walk) from the main entrance. To get to the Enfield Centre from the station turn right when you exit, and walk along Southbury Road, past the Tesco. At the main crossroads, turn left onto Ponders End. Continue northwards along this road, which becomes Hertford Road. The College will be on the right.
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Useful Information

Campus Site Map

Site/Campus Car Park (Rear Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the rear of the College.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Collinwood Construction Centre.
    • 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.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 9 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 335cm x 460cm (10ft 12in x 15ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the the College.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the the College.
    • The nearest designated bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Collinwood Building.

Route to the Construction Centre from the Main Entrance

  • The Construction Centre is a standalone building which is located at the rear of the site.
  • Access from the main entrance is via the courtyard, The Hub and the cafe to an outside area at the rear of the site where the Construction Centre is located.
  • The distance from the main entrance to the Construction Centre is approximately 200m.
  • After entering the College via the main entrance proceed through the security barriers.
  • Exit the reception link building via the automatic doors into the courtyard.
  • Proceed straight ahead down the slope towards the rear of the courtyard.
  • When you reach the canopy turn right and enter The Hub.
  • Turn immediately left after the entrance and proceed down the slight slope towards the Cafe entrance.
  • Go through the Cafe entrance and bear right around the pillars.
  • Proceed straight ahead past the seating areas on the left, keeping right around another pillar.
  • Take the ramp down and around to a single manual door.
  • Go through the door and straight ahead until you reach another single manual door.
  • Go through the second door which will take you outside.
  • Proceed along the block paving, turning left just before you reach the access road to a dropped kerb with tactile paving.
  • Cross the access road at the dropped kerbs.
  • Follow the path up to the Construction Centre entrance.

Alternative Route to the Construction Centre from the Rear Car Park

  • This is an alternative route from the Blue Badge parking bays in the rear car park.
  • The Construction Centre is approximately 75m from the Blue Badge bays.
  • From the Blue Badge bays cross the block paving diagonally to the left and take the footpath around the left hand of the Collinwood Building.
  • At the dropped kerb with tactile paving turn left and cross the access road.
  • Follow the path to the Construction Centre entrance.

Outside Access (Construction Centre Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access 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 116cm (3ft 10in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building.
    • There is/are 2 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to raised work areas.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are storage areas.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located straight ahead as you enter.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Construction Centre entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the construction workshop.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • The male changing area is not within a separate room within the building as it has no doors to access the area.
    • The female changing room is located within a separate room and is located immediately to your right on entrance.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located to the right as you enter.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 4m from the Construction Centre entrance.
    • There is a/are cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • There are horizontal grab rails on both sides of the seat and a vertical rail on the left.
    • There is sufficient standing space in the cubicle for ambulant disabled people.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.