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High Road, London, N15 4RU

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Gym is located on the ground floor of the Main Building.
    • It is necessary to overcome the MG- 036 and the MG - 41 - MG 47 stepped level changes within the main building to access the gym unless using an external route.

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Campus Floor Plans

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by visitors.
    • There are no parking charges.
    • 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 250cm x 500cm (8ft 2in x 16ft 5in).
    • 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 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Tottenham Centre 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The dropped kerb between the car park and the building does have tactile paving.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Route to the Gym from the Main Entrance

  • The gym is located on the ground floor of a wing of the Main Building.
  • There is stepped access to the gym internally.
  • An alternative route, detailed here, bypasses those steps but does require a member of staff to escort you through security gates and to open fire doors into the main building.
  • The length of this route is approximately 125m.
  • After entering the college via the main entrance go past the reception desk and then turn immediately left through the security barriers.
  • Proceed straight ahead to the right of the stair and exit the Centenary Building through the 2 sets of doors into the courtyard.
  • Go towards the rear of the courtyard and then bear left into the corner where the black security gate is located.
  • Proceed through 2 security gates into the rear car park.
  • Go straight ahead to the bottom of the access ramp.
  • Take the access ramp up to the double set of fire doors.
  • Go through the fire doors and turn right and then right again through another set of double doors into a corridor.
  • Follow the corridor to the end and you will reach the gym.

Outside Access (Tottenham Centre Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off High Road.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • 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 or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp is 142cm (4ft 8in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 6 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There is an additional easy ramp to the right of the entrance with a width of 95cm (photograph 5).

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located at the end of the corridor containing rooms MG 041-047.
    • There is not level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
  • Comments View
    • There is a keypad lock to access the gym.
    • There were no members of staff available at the time of survey.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located along the corridor leading to the gym.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the MG-041 - MG-047 level change.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the gym.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is a threshold with a height of 3cm to access the male standard changing rooms.
    • There are showers in the changing rooms that can only be accessed via deep steps.

Accessible Toilet (Ground Floor)

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the MG-041 - MG-047 level change.
    • This accessible toilet is located along the corridor leading to the gym.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 335cm (5ft 7in x 10ft 12in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 91cm (2ft 12in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 122cm (4ft).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a shower located within the accessible toilet.
    • It is necessary to overcome the MG-036 and the MG-041 - MG-047 stepped level change in the main building to access the toilet.

Accessible Shower (Ground Floor)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the accessible toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).
  • There is not level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located in the male changing room.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 11m from the MG-041 - MG-047 level change.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.
    • The step(s) is / are located at the base of the door to the male changing room.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The female standard toilet is step free and located in the female changing area.