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Denmark Hill Station to Camberwell College of Arts - Peckham Road - Main Entrance

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

  • This route plan covers the journey from Denmark Hill Station to Camberwell College of Art - Peckham Road - Main Building and the North and South Blocks.
  • The journey is approximately 1.5km (0.9 miles).
  • For those without mobility difficulties it may take about 17 minutes to walk.
  • From the station to Camberwell Church Street is mostly a moderate downhill slope.
  • This section is likely to be challenging to those with mobility difficulties, especially on the return journey uphill.
  • There is an option to catch a bus for the Camberwell Church Street - Peckham Road section of the route.
  • This will save about 0.5km (0.3 miles) and cut out several road crossings.

Start from Denmark Hill Station

  • This station is served by National Rail and London Overground trains.
  • There are lifts and ramps to give step-free access from all platforms to street level.
  • Portable ramps are available to overcome the step from train to platform.
  • There are no toilets at this station.

Turn left out of the station onto Champion Hill

  • Champion Hill has a long easy uphill slope.
  • Look out for narrow sections of pavement past the large street trees (as shown in photographs 1 and 2).
  • Continue past a bus stop (shown in photograph 4).
  • Continue ahead when the road bends away to the right (shown in photograph 6).

After 180m turn left into Grove Lane

  • There is a moderate downhill slope as the pavement curves to the left.
  • Continue down Grove Lane.

Just before the junction with Windsor Walk (80m) cross to the opposite side of Grove Lane

  • The crossing is marked by tactile paving (as shown in photograph 3).
  • The road surface is raised level with the pavement.
  • The road surface is block paving.

Turn left for 5m then pass between the green barriers on the right

  • The barriers are 95cm at the narrowest point (as shown in photograph 3).
  • There is a moderate uphill slope on the path after the barriers (as shown in photograph 4).

After 100m pass between the green barriers onto Camberwell Grove

  • Continue ahead 3m to the pedestrian crossing.

Cross to the opposite side of Camberwell Grove then turn left

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing (as shown in photograph 1).
  • The pedestrian crossing has a rotating tactile indicator button.
  • It does not have an audible warning signal.
  • Continue downhill on Camberwell Grove.
  • There are some uneven areas and loose chippings in the pavement around the street trees (as shown in photograph 3).

After 80m cross over Lettsom Street and continue ahead

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the street crossing (as shown in photograph 1).
  • Continue ahead on the moderate downhill slope of Camberwell Grove.

After 120m cross over Grace's Mews

  • There are dropped kerbs with small areas of tactile paving at the crossing (as shown in photograph 1).
  • Some paving is uneven in this area.
  • Continue downhill along Camberwell Grove.
  • After 75m there is an access driveway to cross (as shown in photograph 3).
  • This is level with the pavement and has small areas of tactile paving.

After 90m cross over Ribbon Dance Mews

  • There is tactile paving at the crossing.
  • The dropped kerb still leaves a shallow step and the paving is uneven (as shown in photograph 1).
  • Continue along Camberwell Grove.
  • The pavement may be narrow near street trees and obstructed by bins (as shown in photograph 3).

At the junction with Camberwell Church St, turn right

  • There are shops and cafes to the right.
  • Head towards the pedestrian crossing (20m).

Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Camberwell Church Street

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing.
  • Turn right after the crossing.

After 35m, pass St Giles Church bus stop

  • There is an option to catch any bus for two stops to the college.
  • There are buses approximately every 2 minutes.
  • If not catching a bus, continue along Camberwell Church Street.
  • The pavement is generally level or with easy slopes.

20m after the bus stop, cross over Vicarage Grove

  • The crossing is marked with tactile paving.
  • The road surface is raised level with the pavement.
  • Continue along Camberwell Church Street.

After 80m cross over Benhill Road using the pedestrian crossing

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing (as shown in photograph 1).
  • There is no tactile revolving button or audible signal at the crossing control.
  • After the crossing continue ahead.
  • Camberwell Church Street becomes Peckham Road.

Continue along Peckham Road

  • Cross two unmarked driveways serving a housing development on the left.
  • There are some uneven areas where the driveways cross the pavement (as shown in photographs 1 and 2).
  • Continue past bus stop N until St Giles Road.

Cross St Giles Road and continue along Peckham Road

  • There is tactile paving at the crossing (as shown in photograph 1).
  • The road surface is raised level with the pavement.
  • Continue ahead to Harvil Street (90m).

Cross Harvil Street and continue along Peckham Road

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the pedestrian crossing (as shown in photograph 1).
  • The crossing control has a rotating tactile indicator cone.
  • Continue ahead on Peckham Road.
  • There are several unmarked driveways into buildings to the left.
  • The driveways are level with the pavement but have cobble or tarmac surfaces (as shown in photographs 3, 4, 5 and 6).

After 150m the main entrance will be on your left

  • The Camberwell College of Arts - Peckham Road - A Block is the main entrance into the building and gives access to the A, B, C and D blocks.
  • The area in front of the main entrance of the Camberwell College of Arts - Peckham Road is block paving.
  • There are steps leading down to the main entrance (as shown in photographs 3 and 4).
  • There is a permanent ramp located to the right as you face the building to access the main entrance.
  • For further details please see the Camberwell College of Arts - Peckham Road - A Block guide.

If arriving by bus, get off at bus stop P - Peckham Road/ Southampton Way

  • On leaving the bus, turn left to back towards the college buildings.
  • After 100m pass the South London Gallery to the right.
  • Continue a further 20m until reaching the Camberwell College of Arts - Peckham Road - A Block where the main entrance is located.
  • There are steps leading down to the main entrance (as shown in photograph 3).
  • There is a permanent ramp located to the right as you face the building to access the main entrance (as shown in photograph 4).
  • For further details please see the Camberwell College of Arts - Peckham Road - A Block guide.