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Camberwell College of Arts - Peckham Road - D Block

45-65 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UF

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Introduction

  • Ground Floor - Arts Shop, Conservation workshops, MA Conservation, Rooms DG17-DG30
    First Floor - BA Drawing, BA Photography, Rooms D119-D129
    Second Floor - BA Painting, Rooms D205-D211
    Third Floor - Studio workshop.

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 (D Block Internal Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the 1st floor of C Block after crossing the bridge from A Block.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There are two sets of manual, heavy, double doors between the lift and 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 single (with an unlocked extension leaf).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • 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 single (with a locked extension leaf).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the stairwell landing between the ground and first floor of the D Block.

Outside Access (Entrance via courtyard on the right hand side of A Block)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located across the courtyard from the right hand side entrance of the A Block.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main 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 83cm (2ft 9in).
  • 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 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • 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 not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on the left 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 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2, 3.
    • The stairs are located on entering the D block via the bridge linking the C Block.
    • The stairs are approximately 6m from the D Block Entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • 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 a landing.
    • There is a further staircase at the far end of the D Block with unmarked, medium steps with handrail on both sides (shown in photograph 4).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is/are 4 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the photography studios on the first floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps are located at the far end of the corridor on the first floor (shown in photograph 5).
    • There is/are 2 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the painting studio on the second floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps are located at the far end of the corridor on the second floor (shown in photograph 6).
    • 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 areas.
    • 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 D Block.

Opening Times

Arts Shop

  • The Arts Shop is located off the ground floor corridor of the D Block,
  • The door width is 78cm and permanently held open.
  • The counter height is 101cm high with a lowered section at 71cm high.

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 male standard toilets facilities on the ground floor.
    • There are female standard toilets facilities on the second floor.
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the third floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the ground floor just inside the courtyard entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 1m from the courtyard entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
  • Comments View
    • The male toilet on the ground floor has a deep step leading into the cubicle (shown in photograph 3).