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Courtyard Studios

East 15, Loughton Campus, Hatfields, Rectory Lane, Loughton, Essex, IG10 3RY

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COVID-19 Information (University of Essex)

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include 6 general studios, a radio studio and a screening room.
  • Comments View
    • The Radio Studio is used to record radio plays and voice-over work.
    • The Screening Room is used for lectures and the screening of films produced at East 15.
    • The entire Loughton Campus and E15 are due to undergo major refurbishment over the next two years.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Loughton.
  • The nearest mainline station is Chingford.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Debden.

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the rear of the campus.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Car Park Studios, Loughton Dance Studios and Hatfields House.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff and visitors.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • 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 Hatfields House.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Hatfields House.
  • Comments View
    • Students can request a parking space from the University.

Outside Access (Ground Floor Studios)

  • This information is for the entrance located the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • The details here are for the entrance to Studio 1.
    • There is identical access to the 3 ground floor studios.
    • The studios on the 1st floor are accessed by similar doors.

Level Change (Ground Floor Studios)

  • 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 lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.
    • The stairs are located at the front of the building.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 identical sets of stairs, either side of the courtyard.
    • These lead to the Screening Room, the Radio Studio and 2 general studios.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest adapted toilet is located in the Dance Studio, located next to this building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located in the Dance Studio, which is located next to this building.

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 normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.