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Route From Student Residences to The Docklands Library and Learning Centre

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

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Introduction

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building, along the corridor toward residential life office.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • 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 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Path Between Templars and Shepherd Houses

  • The distance between Templars and Shepherd Houses is approximately 35m.
  • This path is 128cm at its narrowest.
  • It has a brick block paving surface and is level, except for just past Templars and just before the entrance to Shepherd House, where there is a slight level change, which makes the surface very uneven.
  • The entrance to Shepherd House is located just past this level change.

Path Between Shepherd and Redbridge Houses

  • The distance between Shepherd and Redbridge Houses is approximately 35m.
  • This path is 127cm at its narrowest.
  • It has a brick block paving surface and is level, except for just past Shepherd and just before the entrance to Redbridge House, where there is a slight level change.
  • The entrance to Redbridge House is located just past this level change.

Path Between Redbridge and Marley Houses

  • The distance between Redbridge and Marley Houses is approximately 35m.
  • This path is 124cm at its narrowest.
  • It has a brick block paving surface and is level, except for just past Marley and just before the entrance to Redbridge House, where there is a slight level change, which makes the surface very uneven.
  • A help point is located between Redbridge and Marley Houses. It is at a height accessible for wheelchair users.
  • The entrance to Marley House is located just past this level change.

Path Between Marley and Longbridge Houses

  • The distance between Marley and Longbridge Houses is approximately 35m.
  • This path has a brick block paving surface and is level, except for just after the entrance to Marley House, where there is a slight level change, which makes the surface very uneven.
  • The entrance to Longbridge House is located off this path.

Ramp and Steps Past Longbridge House

  • The ramp is slight, has a brick block paving surface and handrails both sides and a width of 110cm.
  • It overcomes 2 sets of 2 steps, which are medium high and have handrails both sides.
  • These also have a brick block paving surface, although there is tactile paving either side of both sets of steps.

Path Along The Front Of Aqua East

  • There are 2 medium steps, with no handrails, leading down to the side of Aqua East.
  • These have tactile paving either side.
  • The path past these has a brick block paving surface.
  • There is also a moderate ramp, 120cm wide, which overcomes these steps.
  • It runs between the steps and the outdoor seating for Aqua East, and also includes some tactile paving for the steps beside it.
  • The dark bricks marking the steps are 20cm wide. There is no other barrier at the edge of the ramp, so care should be taken when using it.
  • The entrance to Aqua East is located past the ramp and steps, on the corner of the building.

Path Between the Permit Car Park and Aqua East

  • This path has a moderate gradient, with a brick block paving then concrete surface.
  • There is also tactile paving at the bottom of the steps that lead down from the car park.

Path In Front Of The Staff Permit Car Park

  • This path has a tarmac surface and a moderate gradient.
  • It is 190cm wide.

Crossing The Entrance To The Staff Permit Car Park

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving either side of the road leading into the car park, which has a tarmac surface.
  • On the far side of the road it is possible to turn left to access the Waterfront Path.

Path Past The Staff Permit Car Park

  • The path here has an easy then moderate gradient.
  • It has a tarmac surface and is 250cm wide.

Path Along The South Side of University Way to University Square

  • The distance to University Square is approximately 260m.
  • This path has a tarmac surface, which is slightly uneven in places.
  • It is 118cm wide at its narrowest.
  • The entrances to the following Halls of Residence are off this path:-
  • Kwame House,
  • Jamilia House,
  • Felix House,
  • Claire House.

University Square

  • Past Claire House, the path runs out and you move onto University Way itself for a short distance.
  • University Way is the internal campus road. Here it has a block paving surface.

Path From University Square to Ailsa House

  • The path from University Square to Ailsa House is approximately 50m.
  • At the end of University Square, the path restarts with a tarmac surface.
  • The surface is slightly uneven, particularly passing a dropped kerb, which does not have tactile paving.
  • This path is 141cm wide at its narrowest.
  • Ailsa House is accessed off this path, just before the dropped kerb.

In Front Of The Royal Dock Business School / Docklands Library

  • This area has a large slab block paving surface with several easy slopes.
  • There is an emergency help point at a height of 114cm.
  • There is a seating available in front of the building.

Turnstiles And Gate Leading Into The Library

  • To the left of the reception desk as you face it are turnstiles, 53cm wide, and a gate, 99cm wide, to access the library.
  • A university swipe is required to enter using the turnstiles.
  • The gate is opened automatically from the reception desk.