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Eastman Dental Institute Victoria Wing

256 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8LD

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • There are two meeting rooms located on the basement floor of the Victoria Wing.
    • The boardroom is located on the ground floor of the Victoria Wing.
    • UCL facilities are located primarily 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 (Victoria Wing Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Palm Court.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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 146cm (4ft 9in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.

Other Floors (Main Building)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 15+.
    • There are B-G-1-2-3 steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell from the first floor upwards.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift (Main Building)

  • 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 provided at lift landings.
  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.
  • The lift is approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 106cm (3ft 6in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • The lift leads directly into the UCL areas of Victoria Wing on the first floor.
    • The lift was closed for maintenance at the time of survey.

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.

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.

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.

Entrance (Sussex Wing)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to your left when you exit the lift on the first floor.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • 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 81cm (2ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • The entrance provides level acces to rooms 119, 120, 132 and the D.N. Seminar Room.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building.
    • There is/are 4 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to first floor.
    • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The stairs provide access between the Sussex Wing entrance and the few rooms it provides level access to (119, 120, 132 and the D.N. Seminar Room) and the UCL facilities the first floor of the Victoria Wing. Those facilities can be accessed step free via the Victoria Wing entrance and lift. The steps described above can be seen in photograph 1.
    • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to the boardroom.
    • The width of the ramp is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • The ramp can be seen on photograph 2.
    • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the basement meeting rooms.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to the basement meeting rooms.
    • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp comes before the step. The ramp can be seen in photograph 4 and the step in photograph 3.
    • 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.

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