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London Bloomsbury Campus 15-17 Ridgmount Street

The University of Law, 15-17 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AH

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Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Bloomsbury Campus Contractor Parking.
    • The car park is located to the rear of the building off Ridgmount Place.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 600cm (6ft 7in x 19ft 8in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Store Street.
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Store Street.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Site/Campus Car Park (Bloomsbury Campus Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the rear of the venue.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are London Bloomsbury Campus 14 Store Street.
    • 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.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 230cm x 480cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to both sides but not at the rear.
    • The marked zone is 80cm wide.
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is step free access from this car park.
    • Buildings are not clearly signposted from this car park.
    • There is not a campus map available within the car park.
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the rear car park ramped entrance.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located down Ridgmount street.
    • This entrance gives access to the ground floor of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'University of Law 15-17 Ridgmount Street'.
    • 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/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 139cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 163cm (5ft 4in).
    • A key code is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the key code reader is 145cm.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 142cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located immediately before the entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) has/have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is stepped access to the suite's on the basement level and the entrance to the voiceover booth on the same level.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
    • There is high colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in communal areas.

Step(s)

  • Stepped Level Change 1 View
    • There is a/are step(s) located to your right as you enter the building.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access the edit suites and voiceover booth on the ground floor.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 4cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low to moderate.
    • The step is hidden behind the door leading to the edit suites and voiceover booth and can be difficult to see.
  • Stepped Level Change 2 View
    • There is a/are step(s) located in the doorway to the voiceover booth.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access the voiceover booth.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 10cm.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located immediately to the right as you face the lift.
    • The stairs are approximately 6m from the main entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to exit the stairwell on all floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are -1, G, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth 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 the left going up.
    • 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 a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.

Lift

  • The lift is located in front of you as you enter the building.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are -1, G, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 300kg.
  • There is not 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 high.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is high.
  • The clear door width is 65cm (2ft 2in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 85cm (3ft 1in x 2ft 9in).
  • There are not 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 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 have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are moderate to good.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located in front of you as you enter the building, immediately to the right of the lift.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m from the entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 88cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The male toilet is located on the first floor, immediately to the left as you exit the lift.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s), via lift.
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 1m from the main lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 88cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are good.