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Camberwell College of Arts - Peckham Road - C Block

45-65 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UF

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • UAL is regularly reviewing all access to buildings and facilities in response to the latest government guidance. Check the updates on the Coronavirus: Important Information page to find out more.
  • There have been no changes to the parking.
  • An external queuing system is in place.
  • There have been no changes to the entrances or exits, however there is a barrier system in place to divide footfall.
  • Hand sanitisers have been installed in reception areas, near lift lobbies, at staircases, in toilets and at either end of the corridors, where possible near classroom doors.
  • Signage has been added to floors and staircases throughout.
  • Protective screens have been added to reception desks.
  • Some staircases are operating a one way system, others are two way with signage directing users.
  • Lift capacities have been reduced.
  • Some cubicles and urinals may be closed due to limited sink space.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Ground Floor - Reception, Camberwell Space, Ceramics workshops, Rooms AG01-AG04
    First Floor- Student Centre, Students Union, Marketing and Communications, Rooms A101-A116
    Second Floor - Dean's Offices, Digital Media workshops, MA Visual Arts: Illustration, Rooms A201-A220
    Third Floor - BA Graphic Design, Rooms A301-A307
    Fourth Floor - Printmaking workshops, MA Visual Arts: Book Arts, Printmaking, Rooms A401-A409
    Fifth Floor - 3D workshops, BA Painting, BA Sculpture, Rooms A501-A514.

Introduction

  • Basement - Photography workshops, Printmaking workshops, Rooms CB27-CB38
    Ground Floor - Central Loan Store, BA 3D Design, Rooms CG32-CG36, Bridge to A and B Blocks
    First Floor - BA Drawing, BA Painting, MA Visual Arts: Fine Art Digital, Rooms C130-C138
    Second Floor - BA Drawing, BA Painting, Rooms C212-C219
    Third Floor - BA Painting, Rooms C313-C316.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The UAL Camberwell College of Arts main campus is based in south east London, on Peckham Road (A202).
    • Peckham Road has a on street Blue Badge bay is located to the right as you face the main building.
      Blue Badge holders are permitted to use the bay for a maximum of 3 hours between 10am and 1pm only, Monday to Saturday.
      There is no standard parking available in the vicinity of the campus on Peckham Road, however there are standard pay and display bay on some of the side roads in the area.
  • By Bus View
    • The UAL Camberwell College of Arts main campus is on a number of major bus routes, including the 12, 36, 171, 345 and 436 all stopping outside the main campus, with many more buses stopping at nearby Camberwell Green.
  • By Train View
    • Denmark Hill Station is the closest to the UAL Camberwell College of Arts main campus and is a 15 minute train journey away from London Victoria mainline rail terminal.
      Denmark Hill station is accessible to wheelchair users with lifts/ramps to all platforms.
      Denmark Hill Station is approximately a 15 minute walk away from the UAL Camberwell College of Arts main campus.
  • By Underground View
    • The Northern Line to Oval is the closest underground station and then take the 36 or 436 bus to reach the UAL Camberwell College of Arts main campus.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 1700cm (6ft 7in x 55ft 9in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Peckham Road.
    • 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 on street blue badge bay is located to the right as you face the building.
    • Blue badge holders are permitted to use the bay for a maximum of 3 hours between 10am and 1pm only, Monday to Saturday.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 231cm (7ft 7in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 231cm (7ft 7in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on the right going up the ramp.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 8 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • Although these doors are unlocked and automatically open, there is a key card reader at a height of 98cm for entry when the doors are locked at night, for access to the student accommodation in Gardens House.

Reception (Main Reception)

  • Main reception is located to the right on entering the building.
  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are not trained to use the hearing system.
  • Comments View
    • There are 4 barriers to access the building at this entrance.
    • There are 2 accessible barriers with a width of 101cm and 2 standard barriers with a width of 65cm (shown in photographs 7 and 8).
    • These barriers are accessed with a key card with the reader placed at 100cm high.
    • There is a further barrier operated by reception staff with a width of 91cm (shown in photograph 9).
    • There is also a fixed seating area in the reception (shown in photograph 10).
    • This entrance is staffed 24 hours a day and also provides access to the student accommodation in Gardens House.

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of level 1A on exiting the Central lifts via B Block.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located beyond the second set of doors after crossing the bridge.
    • There is / are 11 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 sets of steps to enter the C Block. The first and third set of steps have handrails on the right going up (shown in photographs 4 and 6).
    • The second set of steps have handrails on both sides (shown in photograph 5).

Other Floors (Main stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B, 1, 2, 3.
    • The stairs are located in the ground floor foyer area.
    • The stairs are approximately 18m from the C Block Entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.

Other Floors (right hand side stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B, G, 1, 2.
    • The stairs are located at the far end of the C Block.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the first floor and on the second floor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There is no access to these stairs on the ground floor.

Opening Times

Counter (Central Loan Store)

  • The desk is 13m (14yd 8in) from the C Block Entrance.
  • Central Loan Store is located on the landing of the stairs leading down from the A Block.
  • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is stepped access to this counter.
  • The lighting levels in this area are good.
  • The reception counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is/are 4 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to rooms CG35-CG36B.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps are located at the far end of the ground floor foyer (shown in photographs 5 and 6).
    • There is/are 10+ unmarked step(s), with a handrail on the right going up, for access to C132-C133.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps are located off the foyer on the first floor (shown in photograph 7).
    • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to room C217-C218 from the main stairs.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • This steps leads down into the studio (shown in photograph 8).
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is no step free access into or around the C Block.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located on the first floor of the A Block.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the ground floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the ground floor of the right side stairwell.
    • There is stepped access to the standard toilet surveyed.
    • 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 good.
  • Comments View
    • There is no step free access to these toilets. The nearest standard toilets are located on the first floor of the A Block.