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Paragon Refectory

Brentford Site, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 9GA

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Introduction

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    • The refectory is located on the ground floor of Paragon House, to the right as you enter.
    • You do not have to pass through the Access Control Gates to access the refectory.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 14:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 14:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 14:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 14:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 14:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Brentford Site.
  • The nearest mainline station is Brentford.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Boston Manor.

Parking

  • This venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the front of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There are 3 designated bays.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.2m x 5.3m (10ft 5in x 17ft 4in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.
  • The third bay is some distance from the main building because of the space for the Annex.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are dropped kerbs.
  • The car park surface is block paving.
  • There is a dropped kerb/non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • There are 3 designated bays.
  • The third bay is some distance from the main building because of the space for the Annex.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The bell is at a height of 100cm.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • There are also manual revolving doors at this entrance, either side of the automatic door with a width of 84cm.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are sofas and coffee tables located at the far end of the refectory (shown in photograph 1).

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the refectory.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • 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.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 73cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • As well as the main counter, there is a separate StarBucks counter serving hot drinks and cold snacks (shown in photograph 2).

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilets are located within Paragon House.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located within Paragon House.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.