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St Mary's Road Site, St Mary's Road, 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).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building.
    • There is an easy slope located between the Lammas Building and the Academic Schools Administration Centre. lt links The Park entrance, Park and Peter John Buildings and the Library to the Refectory, The Street, Warwick and the Lady Byron Buildings. There is a handrail on the right hand side going up, but, at the time of the survey, there were seats for the Academic Schools Administration Centre in front of it (photograph 2).
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Reception (Academic Schools Administration Centre)

  • The desk/counter is 35m (38yd 10in) from the The Park entrance.
  • There is not 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.
  • Comments View
    • The Academic Schools Administration Centre is located to the left past The Park reception, next to the entrance to the Warwick Building.
    • General course and administration enquiries are dealt with here.
    • The area where students are seen has two tables 71cm between the bottom and the floor (photograph 3).
    • There are other lower tables available and one fixed table, 104cm in height (photograph 4).
    • The seats have arm rests.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 21:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 21:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Saturday 10:30 - 13:30.
    • Sunday Closed.

Eating and Drinking (Refectory)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • 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.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the The Park entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • 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.
  • The type of food served here is main meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The refectory is located next to The Lammas Building and the entrance to The Street.
    • The top end of the refectory area is sometimes used as a display gallery area (photograph 4).
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:00 - 20:00.
    • Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00.
    • Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00.
    • Thursday 08:00 - 20:00.
    • Friday 08:00 - 20:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Gallery

  • The gallery is located between the Lammas and Park buildings.
  • There is level access from The Park entrance, and the area is brightly lit.
  • The gallery is used to display student art and works and also for presentations.
  • Music may be played here, and background music is also played in Freddie's Coffee House, next to this area.

Atrium

  • The Atrium area is located between The Park reception, the entrances to the library and Peter John Building, and the internal ramp.
  • Ths area has level access from The Park Entrance, and is brightly lit.
  • Background music may be played here, depending on the event.

Accessible Toilet.

  • There are accessible toilets located throughout the campus, including the Lammas and Warwick Buildings, and The Street.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are standard toilets located throughout the campus, including the Lammas and Warwick Buildings, and The Street.