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Eastman Dental Institute Alexandra Wing

256 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1E 6BT

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The building links to the Sussex Wing on floors 1 and 2.
    • UCL facilities are located on the first floor.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located in and behind Palm Court.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Eastman Dental Institute: Albert Levy Wing, Eastman Dental Institute: Alexandria Wing, Eastman Dental Institute: New Wing, Eastman Dental Institute: Sussex Wing, Eastman Dental Institute: Victoria Wing.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • 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 236cm x 480cm (7ft 9in x 15ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff and Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are not clearly presented.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the Grays Inn Road.
    • The nearest designated bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Victoria Wing main entrance.

Outside Access (Alexandra Wing Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Palm Court.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 138cm (4ft 6in).
  • 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 3 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell from the first floor upwards.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.

Outside Access (Sussex Wing)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Palm Court.
    • 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) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 142cm (4ft 8in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in front of you on entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 152cm (4ft 12in).
  • The lift door opens by sliding and is heavy.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 136cm x 228cm (4ft 6in x 7ft 6in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The controls for the lift are 159cm high.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all 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.

Entrance (Sussex Wing First Floor)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor of Sussex Wing.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • There is / are 5 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides going up.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is/are 6 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to 136-140, 149-150.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • These steps can be seen in photographs 1 & 2.
    • There is/are 3 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to 153-161.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps can be seen in photograph 3.
    • There is/are 6 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to CH28-CH35.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • The level change can be seen in photograph 4.
    • 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 clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is some flooring in corridors with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Accessible Toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the first floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 12m from the Sussex Wing entrance on the first floor.
    • 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.

Emergency Egress for Building