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London College of Communication - LCC Restaurant and College Shop

London College of Communication, Tower Block, Elephant and Castle, London, SE1 6SB

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the College Shop, Barrista, and LCC Restaurant.
  • The venue is located on the first floor of the Tower Block. After entering the London College of Communication and heading through the reception barriers there are two ways of reaching this area. Enter the Tower Block via the Typo Café and take the lift to the first floor (The entrance from the Typo Café is only accessible to staff and needs to be granted for students with specific access needs). From there enter the LCC Restaurant area via the LCC Restaurant Entrance from the Tower Block. Alternatively the LCC Restaurant area can be accessed via The Street. To do this head into the Workshop Block and take the lift to the first floor. Then exit the Workshop Block onto The Street and enter the canteen via the LCC Restaurant Entrance from The Street. Please see the relevant guides for access information to these entrances. Stepped access to the LCC Restaurant is located immediately beyond the College of Communication entrance barriers in the Street. These stairs lead from the ground to the first floor. Upon reaching the first floor the LCC Restaurant Entrance from The Street will be located on your right.
  • Related link London College of Communication - Tower Block.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/university-of-the-arts-london/london-college-of-communication---tower-block
  • Related link London College of Communication - Typo Cafe.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/university-of-the-arts-london/london-college-of-communication---typo-cafe
  • Related link London College of Communication - Workshop Block.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/university-of-the-arts-london/london-college-of-communication---workshop-block

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Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located to the right of the College.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 320cm x 550cm (10ft 6in x 18ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • 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 bollards at the entrance can be lowered when staff are contacted via the intercom.
    • The car park can be used as a drop off point, provided staff are contacted via the intercom to have the bollards lowered.

Entrance (LCC Restaurant Entrance from The Street)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off The Street.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 112cm (3ft 8in).

Entrance (LCC Restaurant Entrance from the Tower Block)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to your left when you exit the Tower Block lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the area.
    • There is no directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does play background music.
    • Music is played in the Barrista.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Eating and Drinking (LCC Restaurant and Barrista)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the LCC Restaurant Entrance from The Street.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • The standard height for tables is 75cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are not available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe and restaurant share the same seating area.
    • The cafe serves snacks and hot drinks.
    • The restaurant serves an assortment of hot meals.
    • Both serve a range of food that covers a variety of food tolerances.

Counter (LCC Shop)

  • The counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • The height of the counter is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The height of the counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the LCC Restaurant Entrance from the Tower Block.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 240cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 10in).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located to your right on entrance.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 4m from the LCC Restaurant Entrance from the Tower Block.
    • 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.