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Institute of Neurology, Queen Square 7

7 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR

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Introduction

  • Lower ground floor - IT SLMS, IT support team
    Ground floor - IoN Student Cluster Room.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 700cm (6ft 7in x 22ft 12in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Queen Square.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Queen Square.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The bell is at a height of 131cm.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is at a height of 132cm.
    • 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 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • 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 single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • 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 steep.
    • The ramp is portable.
    • The width of the ramp is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • 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 2 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium.
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The portable ramp is located inside the building.
    • The intercom is located after the first entrance step. For step free access, it will be necessary to inform the staff inside the building by some other means that you wish to use the portable ramp.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is/are 2 unmarked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to the lift.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a portable ramp that can be used to overcome these steps. It is the same ramp that can be used for the main entrance. The steps can be seen in photograph 1.
    • There is/are 3 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to IoN Student Cluster Room.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a portable ramp that can be used to overcome these steps. It is the same ramp that can be used for the main entrance. The steps can be seen in photograph 2.
    • There is/are 4 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the rear laboratory on the first floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps can be seen in photograph 3.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not 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 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.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located along the ground floor corridor at the bottom ground floor level change.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1-2-3-4.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 94cm x 77cm (3ft 1in x 2ft 6in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does 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 have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is no level access to the lift. It can only be accessed by overcoming the first level change described in the above "Getting Around" section.
    • There is also no step free access from the lift to any rooms on floors 1-2-3-4.
    • There is a relatively small level change to access the rooms to the rear of the first floor.
    • However rooms 109, 110 and all rooms on floors 2-3-4 can only be reached by using the main staircase from the lift. As the lift arrives below the main level of the floor and you will need to use the main staircase to reach the rooms from the lift.
    • The lift only provides access the shared standard toilets on floors three and four.

Accessible Toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are male standard toilets facilities on the ground floor.
    • There are female standard toilets facilities on the first floor.
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the third floor and the fourth floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located the fourth floor.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 2m from the lift.
    • 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