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Royal Academy of Arts - Burlington Garden

6 Burlington Gardens, Piccadilly, London, W1S 3ET

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Burlington Garden - Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include:
  • Ground Floor - Front Hall, Information/Ticket Desk, PACE Gallery, Newstand, Personal Shopping, Poster Bar, Clore Learning Centre, Wolfson British Academy Room, Accessible Toilet, Standard Toilet and Parent Baby Room.
  • First Floor - The Dorfman Senate Room, Architecture Studio, The Gabrielle Jungle's - Winkler Galleries and Collection Gallery.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact the cloakroom staff in the foyer.
  • For those who would like assistance, a trained volunteer escort can be provided. To book an escorted visit, contact the RA's Access Team. Please allow 2 weeks notice for your booking as this is a volunteer service. To find out more about the RA’s dedicated programmes and services for disabled audiences, please visit the website or contact them directly.
  • The RA organise audio described tours and handling sessions for all their major exhibitions. If you are unable to attend these, recordings of these tours are available on their website. Trained volunteers can also offer descriptive tours of an exhibition.
  • For hearing impaired visitors, the RA organise talks and gallery tours in British Sign Language and in spoken word with speech-to-text transcription. For hearing impaired children, Art Detective worksheets are available for all exhibitions from the Information Desk.
  • Every year a number of sculptures in the Summer Exhibition are available to be explored by touch. They are identified by a list available online and within the Large Print Guides in the galleries.

Parking (Burlington House - Blue Badge Holders Only)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located in the courtyard outside the Royal Academy.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 2 parking spaces available for Blue Badge holders in the courtyard at Burlington House. Please book at least one week in advance of your visit. To book call: 020 7300 8028.

Public Parking (Burlington Gardens and Old Burlington Street)

  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is a/are clearly marked drop-off point(s).
    • The drop-off points(s) is/are located off Burlington Gardens.
    • The route from the drop-off point(s) to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are dropped kerbs.
    • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the drop-off point(s) and the entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are standard on-street parking bays located on Old Burlington Street.
    • The parking is pay by phone.
    • The parking is for a maximum off four hours, with no return in one hour.

Approach - Burlington House

  • There are 2 pedestrian entrances to the Annenberg Courtyard in which Burlington House is located.
  • These entrances are located off Piccadilly to either side of the vehicular entrance.
  • Both pedestrian entrances have a very short slope with a steep incline.
  • The vehicular entrance has only an easy slope and retractable bollards but pedestrians are discouraged from using it.
  • The vehicular entrance has a cobbled surface.
  • There are footpaths around either side of the courtyard which lead from the pedestrian entrances to the access ramps at the main entrance.
  • The narrowest section along the footpath on the left is 110cm.
  • Parked vehicles may obstruct the footpaths.

Approach (Burlington Gardens Approach)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
    • There is a ramp with a very easy incline.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) on the approach.
    • There is/are 5 unmarked step(s), with handrails on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • Comments View
    • There are 4 steps without handrails directly in front of the main entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Burlington Gardens.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is stepped 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.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located off Burlington Gardens.
    • There is/are 4 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Burlington Gardens.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not 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 not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 105cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located just beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the ramp.
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are good.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp is long with no landings.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the building.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is tiles and stone.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There are seats without armrests at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs and lift.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.

Counter (Ticket Counter)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located to the right after you enter from the accessible entrance.
    • The counter is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • Clear signage for the counter is not visible from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is low (76cm or lower).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
    • The type of flooring in this area is stone.
  • Waiting Area View
    • There is not a waiting area close to the counter.

Newstand

  • The Newstand is located to the left after you enter the main foyer, from the accessible entrance.
  • There is step free access to the Newstand.
  • The door into the Newstand opens away from you (push), is permanently held open and has an opening width of 98cm.
  • There is step free access around the Newstand.
  • The surface of the flooring is wood.
  • There is clear space between the aisles.
  • The height of the service counter is 100cm.

Personal Shopping

  • Personal Shopping is located to the left after you enter the main foyer, from the accessible entrance.
  • There is step free access to Personal Shopping.
  • The door into Personal Shopping opens away from you (push), is permanently held open and has an opening width of 98cm.
  • There is step free access around Personal Shopping.
  • The surface of the flooring is wood.
  • There is clear space between the aisles.
  • The height of the service counter is 100cm.

Eating and Drinking (Poster Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located to the right after you enter from accessible entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does not play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 45cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 107cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 100cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are wall menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Pace

  • The Pace Gallery is located to the right after you enter, at the rear of the foyer.
  • There is a short steep slope at the entrance to the gallery.
  • The opening width into the gallery is 170cm.
  • There is step free access throughout the gallery.
  • The surface for the flooring is wood.

Wolfson British Academy Room

  • The Wolfson British Academy Room is located ahead as you enter to the left.
  • There is step free access to the room.
  • There are two sets of doors into the room.
  • The first set of doors open towards you (pull), are double and have an opening width of 120cm.
  • The second set of doors open away from you (push), are double and have an opening width of 120cm.
  • The Wolfson British Academy Room is used for meetings and events.

Clore Learning Centre

  • The Clore Learning Centre is located ahead after you enter.
  • There is step free access to the Clore Learning Centre.
  • The doors open towards you (pull), they are double and have an opening width of 150cm.
  • There is step free access throughout the learning centre.
  • The surface of the flooring is wood.
  • The height of the tables are 66cm from the floor.

The McAuley Gallery

  • The McAuley Gallery is located ahead as you enter, just beyond the stairs.
  • There is step free access to the McAuley Gallery.
  • The opening to gallery is 120cm.
  • There is step free access throughout the gallery.
  • The surface of the flooring is wood.
  • The layout of the gallery varies depending on the exhibition.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Ground Floor)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left after you enter.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 250cm (4ft 11in x 8ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The shelf is at a height of 84cm.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 40cm (1ft 4in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left after you enter.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • The vertical and horizontal grab rails vary.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Parent and Baby Room (Ground Floor)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located to the left after you enter.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 20m from the accessible entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 75cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Access to (Burlington House and Keepers House)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located just beyond the McAuley Gallery.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and LG.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is not a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located just beyond the McAuley Gallery.
    • Signs indicating the location of the lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The lift is a standard lift.
    • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
    • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and LG.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on lift lobby landings.
    • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
    • Lift doors do not contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
    • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 180cm (4ft 7in x 5ft 11in).
    • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
    • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
    • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
    • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
    • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
    • There is a hearing loop system.
    • The lift does not have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Burlington House and Keepers' House

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located in the centre of the foyer.
    • The stairs are approximately 12m from the accessible entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right after you enter.
  • The lift is approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the accessible entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 155cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 1in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

Access to (Lecture Theatre Front Rows and Speakers Platform)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located to the left after you enter.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and M.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located to the left after you enter.
    • The lift is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The lift is a standard lift.
    • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
    • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and M.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on lift lobby landings.
    • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
    • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
    • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 190cm x 150cm (6ft 3in x 4ft 11in).
    • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
    • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
    • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
    • The lift does have an audible announcer.
    • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
    • There is a hearing loop system.
    • The lift does have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of surveying (November 2018) the lift was out of use due to fire safety issues.

First Floor - Lecture Theatre

  • The Lecture Theatre is located on the first floor.
  • There is step free access to the Lecture Theatre.
  • There are two sets of doors into the Lecture Theatre.
  • The first set of doors opens away from you (push), are heavy and have an opening width of 180cm.
  • The second door opens away from you (push), is heavy and has an opening width of 107cm.
  • A member of staff can provide assistance if required.
  • The Lecture Theatre has 6 designated wheelchair spaces, 4 located at the rear of the seating and 2 located at the front (the spaces at the front are accessed via the Lecture Theatre lift).
  • There is seating available for carers next to the designated wheelchairs spaces.
  • There is step free access to the rear row of seating and the front row (via the Lecture Theatre Lift).
  • There are 1 to 15+ steps from the rear row of seating to the front row.
  • The steps have handrails on both sides.

Eating and Drinking (First Floor - The Dorfman Senate Room)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located to the left after you exit the lift.
  • There is step-free access to the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Background music varies according to the function/event.
  • The type of flooring in this area is tiles and wood.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 73cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are wall menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

First Floor - The Architecture Studio

  • The Architecture Studio is located to the left after you exit the lift on the first floor.
  • There is step free access to Architecture Studio.
  • The doorway has no doors access the studio which has a width of 96cm.
  • There is step free access throughout the studio.
  • The surface of the flooring is wooden.
  • The layout of the studio varies depending on the exhibition.
  • There is seating available.

First Floor - The Gabrielle Jungle's - Winkler Galleries

  • The Gabrielle Jungle's - Winkler Galleries is located on the first floor, to the left after you exit the lift.
  • There is step free access to galleries.
  • There are two sets of doors into the gallery.
  • For some exhibitions there is a counter outside the gallery, which provide audio guides. The counter has a height of 112cm.
  • Both sets of doors open away from you (push), are heavy and have an opening width of 160cm.
  • A member of staff can provide assistance.
  • There is step free access throughout the gallery.
  • The surface of the flooring is tiles.
  • The layout of the galleries varies depending on the exhibition taking place.
  • There is seating available.

First Floor - The Collection Gallery

  • The Collection Gallery is located on the first floor ahead after you exit the lift.
  • There is a steep ramp with handrails on both sides leading up to the entrance.
  • A member of staff can provide assistance with the ramp.
  • The doors open automatically towards you and have an opening width of 170cm.
  • There is step free access throughout the Gallery.
  • There is seating available.
  • The surface of the flooring is tiles.
  • The layout of the gallery varies depending on the exhibition taking place.