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Lawrence Hall

Park Building, 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

Entrance (Park Building Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the right hand side of Heart Building as you from The Park entrance, opposite Lammas Building.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The door opening is 181cm (5ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are several entrances to the building here.
    • The door widths range from 135cm to 181cm.
    • Some of the entrances lead directly into Freddie's Coffee House.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
    • There is/are 8 unmarked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to rooms PK.01.006-011.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is/are 10+ unmarked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the second floor from the first floor corridor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a standard lift which overcomes the steps.
    • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to the dance studios on the second floor.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is some flooring in corridors with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Entrance (Lawrence Hall)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the Park Building ground floor corridor, opposite Freddie's Bar and Kitchen.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is one set of manual, heavy, double doors between the Park Building entrance and this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in) wide.

Lecture Theatre(s) (Lawrence Hall)

  • Directional and locational signage for the lecture theatre(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the lecture theatre(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the lecture theatre(s).
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the lecture theatre(s).
  • The door(s) for the lecture theatre(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There are not designated spaces for wheelchair users within the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is space for an assistance dog.
  • There is staggered seating within the lecture theatre(s).
  • The steps to the staggered seating do not have handrails.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is a visual fire alarm beacon in the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is not fixed furniture within the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the lecture theatre(s).
  • Floor coverings in the lecture theatre(s) are even with no trip hazards.
  • Comments View
    • Lawrence Hall contains retractable seating.
    • Wheelchair users can be accommodated at the front.
    • The hall is also used as a drama studio and theatre. The stage is accessed by 2 deep unmarked steps with no handrail.

Accessible Toilet.

  • There are accessible toilets located in the Park Building.
  • Please see the guide for the Park Building for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are standard toilets located in the Park Building.
  • Please see the guide for the Park Building for more details.