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Chelsea College of Arts - Triangle Building

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) .


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    Level 2 - A210-A214
    Level 3 - A309-A314.
  • Related link Chelsea College of Arts - Route Plan.
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  • Related link Chelsea College Blocks A, B and C.
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  • Comments View
    • 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.


  • Comments View
    • The Triangle Building is a facility for students to present and show art exhibits.
    • It is accessed via the Chelsea College of Arts Blocks A, B and C main entrance.
    • A key for the Triangle Building can be obtained from the main reception of Chelsea College of Arts Blocks A, B and C.

Opening Times


  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a strip of standard parking of Atterbury Street.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 172cm (5ft 8in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the lower ground floor in the areas between blocks B and C.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Opening Times (Main Reception)

  • Monday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Reception (Main Reception)

  • The main reception is located directly beyond the main entrance.
  • The desk is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is ramped 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 not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There are security barriers on the left of the reception, used to access Blocks A, B, C, the Lecture Theatre and Library.
    • There are 60cm and 91cm wide short slight ramps with lips across the barriers.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The door opening is 103cm (3ft 5in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • A key may be needed to access this venue which can be provided from the main college reception located in Block B.
    • It is advised that the venue be accessed by going through Block B as crossing the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground involves overcoming a steep ramp. Information for entrance to and through Block B can be found in the Chelsea College Blocks A,B,C access guide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in Block C.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located in Block C.

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.