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Marylebone Hall

University of Westminster, Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Marylebone Hall is located on the courtyard at the rear of the Marylebone Road main building and is accessed through it.
    • Parking would not generally be made available to student residents or visitors.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Marylebone campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Marylebone.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Baker Street.

Parking (Staff and Blue Badge Parking)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located below the main building, on level P1(B1).
    • The car park type is underground.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 600cm (11ft 10in x 19ft 8in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the staff entrance to level P1 (B1).
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the staff entrance to level P1 (B1).
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance to the car park is from Luxborough Street, to the east of the building.
    • Security staff control the barrier at the entrance to the car park.
    • There are a very small number of standard parking bays. These are generally used for deliveries or tradespeople needing to bring equipment to site.
    • There is no on site standard parking for students or visitors.
    • Marylebone Road is a very busy red route where stopping is not permitted.

Outside Access (Marylebone Hall Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, facing the courtyard at the rear of 35 Marylebone Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 146cm (4ft 9in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Marylebone Hall 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 a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played within the reception area.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are automatic doors between the entrance foyer and the corridor leading to the lifts.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There are 21 floors.
    • The laundry room is located on the basement floor.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear of the lobby.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby from the first floor upwards.
  • The lift is approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 105cm x 175cm (3ft 5in x 5ft 9in).
  • 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 have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have a hearing loop 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are 21 floors.
    • Both lifts go to the first, second and third floors.
    • Beyond that, one lift goes to odd floors, the other to even.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 8 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the second and third floor (4 rooms on each floor).
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • This is by lift.
    • The room number viewed was 3e.
    • The width of the door to the room is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 205cm x 260cm (6ft 9in x 8ft 6in).
    • The bed is 50cm (1ft 8in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 33cm (1ft 1in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the accommodation are a kitchen shared between the two accessible and two standard bedrooms in the flat. The kitchen has a sink and hob on worktops which could be fixed lower if required.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 230cm x 250cm (7ft 7in x 8ft 2in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm in height.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • The shower seat is flip-down.
    • The shower seat height is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There are handrails available for the shower.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Available auxiliary aids include flashing alarms and vibrating pillows.
    • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
    • There is / are 0 accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • There is / are 8 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of our visit room 3e had been set out for twin occupancy.
    • Furniture would be arranged for single occupancy for a disabled resident.

Additional Info

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