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Institute of Orthopaedics - Goat House

Institute of Orthopaedics, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, London, HA7 4LP

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COVID-19 Information (UCL)

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include laboratories.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located opposite the Biomedical Engineering Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Biomedical Engineering Building, Goat House and the Wear Testing Building.
    • 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.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 410cm x 410cm (13ft 5in x 13ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by anybody.
    • There are no parking charges.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the Wood Lane.
    • The nearest designated bay is 70m (76yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The 2 designated Blue Badge bays (as shown in photographs 1 and 2) are shared with the NHS Trust buildings in the vicinity namely the Orthotics Department building.
    • There are an additional 9 designated Blue Badge bays located within the car park outside the Prosthetic Rehabilitation Unit (as shown in photographs 3 and 4).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The driveway leading down from street level to the entrance has an easy gradient (as shown in photograph 3).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building.
    • 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 no 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 corridors.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

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

Emergency Egress for Building