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Residential Office

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

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Resident's Office for the Docklands Campus Student Village and a launderette.

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
    • The venue is located in between Aqua East and Longbridge House.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is on the far side of Aqua East.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 540cm x 310cm (17ft 9in x 10ft 2in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 59m (64yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is for Permit Holders only.
    • Staff and student Blue Badge holders need to apply for a permit to park here. Visitors need to apply for a temporary permit in advance.

Level Change (Next to Aqua East)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located beside Aqua East, by the outside seating.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located beside Aqua East.
  • There is / are 2 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.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp overcomes the steps mentioned, and includes tactile paving at the top of the steps beside it. The dark bricks marking the steps are 20 cm wide. There is no other barrier at the edge of the ramp, so care should be taken when using.
    • The ramp and steps lead up past Aqua East to the Residential Office.

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 main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 121cm (3ft 12in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the main entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Launderette Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the main entrance.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The launderette contains accessible washing machines and dryers.

Reception

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • Portable hearing loops are available to use anywhere in this venue and can be ordered in advance from Audio Visual services.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the office.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 144cm x 213cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 12in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • The standard toilets are unisex.
    • The toilets are for staff use only.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • 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.