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London College of Fashion - Curtain Road - House

University of the Arts London, 100 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3AA

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • There have been no changes to the parking.
  • There are separate doors for entering and exiting.
  • The main entrance is still used for access, however the east fire exit is used for exiting the building.
  • Additional hand sanitising stations have been installed at entrances, in toilets in the canteen area, in all classrooms and workshops and in communal areas.
  • Signage has been installed in all areas.
  • Floor markings and wall signs have been added throughout to inform people of social distancing requirements.
  • A protective screen has been installed at the main reception desk.
  • Some urinals and cubicles in the standard toilets have been closed to assist with social distancing.
  • The venue is certified with the 'We’re Good To Go’ COVID-19 industry standard.
  • For more information on the 'We're Good to Go' Industry Standard please click here.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • UAL, London College of Fashion Curtain Road is based in Shoreditch in the London Borough of Hackney. The Curtain Road buildings are located on Curtain Road off Great Eastern Street (A1202).
    • There is one parking space on site which can be pre booked and priority will be given to Blue Badge holders. There is no on street parking on Curtain Road.
  • By Bus View
    • There are a number of bus routes which stop close to UAL, London College of Fashion Curtain Road building on Curtain Road. Bus routes 35 and 47 stop outside the building on Curtain Road and bus routes 135 and 205 stop nearby on Great Eastern Street.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest National Rail station to UAL, London College of Fashion Curtain Road building is Shoreditch High Street which is approximately a 4 minute (0.2 miles) walk away from Curtain Road. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of campus using public transport.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station to UAL, London College of Fashion Curtain Road building is Old Street (Northern Line Bank branch) which is approximately a 7 minute (0.3 miles) walk away from Curtain Road.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by anybody.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located to the right of the main building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • 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 standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is only one parking space in the courtyard of the building in front of the Cabins (as shown in photograph 1).
    • This space is used for quick deliveries and can also be used by anybody with access needs visiting the site.
    • Use of the parking space needs to be prearranged with the University.
    • Upon arrival you will need to notify staff who will unlock and open the gates off Curtain Road to provide access to the parking space.
    • The parking space is approximately 360cm wide x 500cm deep.
    • The parking space is approximately 5m from the courtyard entrance into the main building which can be reached unaided by a wheelchair user.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 160cm (5ft 3in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 125cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance leads directly into the stairwell leading to the upper floors, there are no services on the ground floor of this entrance.

Outside Access (Staff Room)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building to the right of the main entrance.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 132cm (4ft 4in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • 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 2 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is no step free access into or around the building.
    • The roof floor has an outside area with a beehive which houses a beehive and is known as the Curtain Road Bees.
    • Access to the roof beehive is restricted to trained bee keepers.
    • There is a medium step with a door that open manually away from you with a width of 73cm to access the outdoor area on the roof floor (as shown in photographs 4 and 5).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2 and the roof.
    • The stairs are located immediately ahead on entering the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 1m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between 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 the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • From the first floor there is a handrail on the right side going up.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Shared standard toilet facilities are located in the internal area on the roof floor of the building.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the Curtain Road Main Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located on the Roof floor.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is poor.
    • There is Braille, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 92cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.