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Chelsea College of Arts - Chelsea Space Gallery - John Islip Street

16 John Islip Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 4JU

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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 external access.
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been installed in high use areas, at entrances, exits, within lift lobbies and along corridors by all stairwells on all floors.
  • There is a limited number of people allowed within the canteen areas, cafes, kitchens, toilets and shops.
  • Currently all routes are two way, with additional signage to advise "keep left" and 'keep your distance'.
  • Floor and wall markings are in place to advise of social distancing measures.
  • Protective screens have been installed at the main reception and gatehouse desks.
  • There are reduced numbers permitted within toilets, this is displayed on the door to the facility. Some urinals and cubicles may be closed to allow for social distancing.
  • Shower facilities are single use only.
  • PPE, facial masks, hand sanitiser and gloves are all available from main reception if required.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

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    • To access Millbank you will need to enter Chelsea Block A,B,C via the Main Atterbury Street Entrance.
    • It will lead to the lower ground floor of the building.
    • For step free access you will need to take the Block C lift to levels G or 1 then cross over to A Block by going through B Block.
    • On the ground floor there is an easy ramp from blocks C to B and on the first floor an easy ramp from blocks B to A.
    • Then take the A Block lift to levels lower ground, upper ground, 2 or 3, which will provide level access to Millbank.

Introduction

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in London.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Vauxhall.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Pimlico.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
  • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 500cm (6ft 7in x 16ft 5in).
  • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Atterbury Street directly opposite the main entrance to the Campus.
  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located off John Islip Street.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located off the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The venue plays sounds in relation to the exhibit on display.

Level Change (Exhibition Area)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located just beyond the entrance and a second ramp to the right.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 99cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • The second ramp has handrails both sides and leads directy into the exhibition area on your left.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is in Block E.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet is in Block E.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.