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Kwame House

Docklands Campus, The University of East London, 4 - 6 University Way, London, E16 2RB

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include A residents swipe card is required to access this building.
  • Comments View
    • Kwame House is located on the Docklands Campus, in the far corner of the East Building car park as you enter from Cyprus DLR station.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in London.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Stratford.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Cyprus DLR station is located at the main entrance to the campus.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • Comments View
    • Blue Badge holding staff and students need to apply for a permit to park here. Visitors need to apply for a temporary permit in advance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between 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 not a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are the rooms on floors 1-2-3.

Accommodation (Flat 133, Room K133A)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 1 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • The accessible facilities are located in the flat directly to the right as you enter.
    • The bed is 78cm (2ft 7in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 0cm ().
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 260cm x 153cm (8ft 6in x 5ft).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The height of the sink is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The type of shower controls used are twist/turn.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Rooms are located in the flats on the ground floor.
  • Comments View
    • The desk in the adapted room is 73 cm high.
    • The shared kitchen in the flat containing the adapted room has a lowered hob, 73 cm high.
    • Flashing and vibrating fire alarms can be fitted in all rooms, on request.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.