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London College of Fashion - Golden Lane - Meeting Room and Offices

University of the Arts London, Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0UU

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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 or access to entrances.
  • Additional hand sanitising stations have been installed at entrances, in toilets in the canteen area, in all classrooms and workshops and in communal areas.
  • A one way system has been introduced to assist with social distancing.
  • Floor markings and wall signs have been added throughout to inform people of social distancing requirements.
  • Some urinals and cubicles in the standard toilets have been closed to assist with social distancing.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

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 staff, students, visitors and Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located around the main building and meeting room 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 available.
    • There is/are 1 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 477cm x 604cm (15ft 8in x 19ft 10in).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main building 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.
  • 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 available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Golden Lane.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Use of the car park should be prearranged with the University.
    • The route from the Blue Badge bay to the main entrance has some uneven surfaces and potholes in the tarmac.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 133cm (4ft 4in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 133cm (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 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does 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 only step free access to the ground floor which includes the meeting room.
    • There is no step free access to the first and second floors.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located immediately to the left on entering the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 1m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell from the first floor upwards.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Meeting Room(s)

  • Directional and locational signage for the room(s) is not available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the room(s) is not sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the room(s).
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • The door(s) for the room(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There is step free access to the speaker's area at the front.
  • The speaker's desk/table is not height adjustable.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
  • There is not fixed furniture within the room(s).
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the room(s).
  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
  • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
  • Floor coverings in the room(s) are even with no trip hazards.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Shared standard toilet facilities are located in the stairwell between the first and second floors.

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located in the stairwell between the first and second floors.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 9m 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 75cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.