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Contemplation Zone

Lady Byron Building, St. Mary's Campus, Ealing, W5 5RF

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The St Mary's Campus is located off St Mary's Road (B455), which can be accessed off the M4/A4, and also the North Circular, via the Uxbridge Road (A4020).
    • Car parking spaces for visitors with Blue Badges can be made available in The Park Car Park, if requested in advance, and there is also a Blue Badge bay located outside Pillars Restaurant. Otherwise use a nearby public car park, such as Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre.
  • By Bus View
    • Bus route 65 has stops on St Mary's Road close to the campus. The University also operates a free shuttle bus between Ealing Broadway Station, the St Mary's Road campus, South Ealing Station, and on to the Student Village and the Brentford site.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest railway station is Ealing Broadway, which is on the London Paddington to Reading line.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest tube station is South Ealing, on the Piccadilly Line. Ealing Broadway station is also served by the Central and District lines.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park (The Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the rear of the campus, off The Park.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Heart and Kerrison Buildings.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 3 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 440cm x 430cm (14ft 5in x 14ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by visitors, Blue Badge holders and permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • The nearest designated bay is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Park Entrance.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is for Executives and their visitors only. It can also be used by staff and student Blue Badge holders, who must also apply for a permit.

Outside Access (The Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the campus, off The Park car park.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
    • The doors are double.
    • The door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in) wide.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically (towards you).
    • The doors are double.
    • The door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in) wide.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There are also 2 sets of 168cm double width, heavy doors, which open both ways at this entrance, to the left of the automatic doors.

Reception (The Park Reception)

  • The desk/counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Park entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There are security barriers, 90cm wide (although one is 60cm wide), next to the reception desk leading into the main part of the building (photograph 2).
    • A university swipe card is required to access these barriers, although they can be opened by reception for visitors.
    • The desk continues beyond the barriers.
    • This also has a lowered surface (photographs 3 and 4).

Lift (Lady Byron Contemplation Zone Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the main corridor from Street to Heart.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B, G, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 818kg.
  • The lift is approximately 75m (82yd 1in) from the Park Street entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 95cm (3ft 1in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 124cm x 180cm (4ft 1in x 5ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Entrance (Contemplation Zone)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on third floor of the Lady Byron building opposite the Lady Byron Contemplation Zone Lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • 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).

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.

Multi-Faith Room

  • This area is located at the end of the corridor within the Contemplation Zone.
  • The entrance door is 88cm wide, heavy and opens away from you.
  • There is no fixed furniture inside.
  • There is a curtain that can separate off roughly a third of the room.
  • There is a shoe rack and cupboard located just outside the room.
  • There is a very slight slope in the centre of the room.

Washing Facility

  • The washing facility is located on the right, just before the Multi Faith room.
  • The entrance door is 88cm wide, heavy and opens away from you.
  • There is a lip at the base of the entrance door.
  • The room is 200cm wide and 188cm deep.
  • The room contains a sink 80cm high and a hand dryer 101 cm high.
  • There is a Wudu Mate washing facility with lip on the side 27cm high and a stool 48cm high.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The closest accessible toilets are located within the Lady Byron Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The closest standard toilets are located within the Lady Byron Building.