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Stable Block

Mullard Space Science Laboratory, Holmbury Hill Road, Surrey, RH5 6NT

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Introduction

  • Ground Floor: optics laboratory, cryogenics laboratories 1 and 2 and staff offices
    First Floor: meeting rooms and staff offices.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Access is via the B2126 to the east and minor roads to the west. The nearest major road is the A24 which links to the M25.
    • Parking is available on site.
  • By Bus View
    • There is not a bus stop near to the Mullard Space Science Laboratory.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest station is Ockley which is approximately 7km from Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by staff, students and visitors.
    • There are no parking charges.
    • The car park is located in front of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The main car park is shown in photograph 1.
    • Photographs 2 and 3 show the additional parking that runs along the driveways leading to the main car park off Holmbury Road and Holmbury Hill Road.

Outside Access (Optics Laboratory)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of the stable block off the courtyard area.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • 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 80cm (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.

Outside Access (Cryogenics Laboratory 2)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of the Stable Block off the courtyard area.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection 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).
    • 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.

Outside Access (Cryogenics Laboratory 1)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • 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 steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
    • The width of the ramp is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Outside Access (Meeting Rooms (First Floor Entrance))

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the alleyway between the courtyard and the rear of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • 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 69cm (2ft 3in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is/are 2 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to meeting rooms A, B and C.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • There are not 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 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.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the Optics Laboratory.
    • Photograph 2 shows Cryogenics Laboratory 2.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is not a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the common room, kitchen, standard toilet, standard shower, meeting rooms and staff offices.

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 first floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the first floor.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 4m from the stairs.
    • 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 varied.

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located next to the standard toilet.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Emergency Egress for Building