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Ifor Evans Hall

109 Camden Road, London, NW1 9HA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include standard accommodation for UCL students and a dining facility.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Ifor Evans Site is located just off Camden Road (A503), which links Holloway (and the A1) to Camden and Regents Park.
    • There is parking available for staff and students.
  • By Bus View
    • The Murrray Street Bus Stops on Camden Road are outside the entrance to the Ifor Evans Site, and are served by routes 29, 253, N29, N253 and N279.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest station is Kentish Town, served by Thameslink trains. King's Cross and St Pancras International Stations are located approximately a mile to the south of the Ifor Evans Site. From Bus Stop T outside both stations, take the 214 bus towards Highgate Village. Alight at Camden High Street Stop E. At Camden High Street Stop J, approximately 30 metres further along Camden High Street, take 29 bus towards Wood Green. Alight at the Murray Street stop on Camden Road.
  • By Underground View
    • Camden Road Station, on the London Overground line, is approximately 300 metres along Camden Road to the south west of the Ifor Evans Site. From the Camden Road Station Bus Stop G take Bus 29 or 253 to the Murray Street Bus Stop. Camden Town Underground Station is a further 500 metres only Camden Road. Bus 29 or 253 can be caught from Camden Town Bus Stop Y, approximately 100 metres south of the station. Camden Town is on the Northern line.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of the building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Ifor Evans Hall.
    • 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) markings are faded.
    • There is/are 1 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 490cm x 410cm (16ft 1in x 13ft 5in).
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff and students.
    • There are no parking charges.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the main entrance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is stepped access at this entrance.
  • Entrance View
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is at a height of 150cm.
    • A key is required for access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are shallow.
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The second set of doors are shown in photograph 4.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building.
    • There is/are 7 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the dining hall.
    • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The stairs are shown in photographs 1 and 2.
    • 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 the majority of corridors.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is a small function room on the first floor, to the right of the reception desk.
    • The stairlift shown in some of the photographs has been out of order for a number of years.

Other Floors (Entrance Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • 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
    • These stairs connect the entrance foyer with the first floor.
    • These steps also need to be used to access the lift.
    • The stair lift in the photograph is no longer in use.

Reception

  • Office and general office is located on the first floor.
  • The desk is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Clear signage for the reception area is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is stepped access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is not staffed.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the refectory entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 68cm.
  • 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 large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are not clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold canteen food.
  • Comments View
    • The refectory is located on the lower ground floor, to the right as you enter the building.

Other Floors (Main Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not 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.

Other Floors (E Corridor Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • 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.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you pass reception.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B-G-1-2-3-4-5.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 148cm x 104cm (4ft 10in x 3ft 5in).
  • 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 not 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 is no level access to the lift from the main entrance.

Outside Access (E/F Corridors and Laundry)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left as you face the main entrance.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • A key is required for access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep.
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • There is not level access from an accessible entrance.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are not welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There is / are 0 accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • There is / are 0 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • There is not level access to standard rooms on other floors.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • This building only has standard accommodation with shared bathroom facilities.

Accessible Toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the first floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located next to reception.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 20m from the main entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.

Emergency Egress for Building