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Institute of Education, Endsleigh Gardens 9-11

9-11 Endsleigh Gardens, London, WC1H 0EH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include office facilities.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Institute of Education is located in the Bloomsbury area of Central London, just north of Russell Square. If you are driving to the Institute, please be aware that it is located within the Congestion Charge Zone.
    • There is on street parking available on Bedford Way and Woburn Square.
  • By Bus View
    • Bus stops Russell Square Bus Stop E is served by buses 10 and 188. Russell Square Bus Stops H and J, which are located on Woburn Place, are served by buses 10, 59, 68, 91, 168, N91.
  • By Train View
    • Euston, St Pancras International and King's Cross stations are close to the Institute. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of the Institute using public transport.
  • By Underground View
    • The closest Underground Station is Russell Square, on the Piccadilly line. Other stations close by include Goodge Street (Northern line), Warren Street (Northern and Victoria lines), Euston Square (Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines) and Euston (Northern and Victoria lines).
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Endsleigh Gardens.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 200cm x 700cm (6ft 7in x 22ft 12in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Endsleigh Gardens.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The standard parking bays are for permit holders only.
    • Between 08:30 - 18:30 Monday to Friday and 08:30-13:30 on Saturdays.
    • There are three Blue Badge bays.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Endsleigh Street.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The bell is at a height of 119cm.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is at a height of 128cm.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located immediately in front of the entrance and between the entrance doors.
    • There is / are 5 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 medium.
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
    • There is/are 1 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to UCL IOE Library and Archives.
    • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
    • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to B19 & UCL IOE Library and Archives.
    • The width of the ramp is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The step can be seen in photograph 1. The slope can be seen in photograph 2.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • 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 flooring in corridors with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
    • There is some flooring in corridors with large, repeating patterns that incorporate bold contrasting colours or simulate steps.
    • 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 a hearing assistance system.
    • The system is a fixed loop.
    • The system is for fire alarms throughout the building.
    • Staff are trained to use the system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-M-1-2-3-4.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the ground floor, on the first floor, on the second floor, on the third floor and on the fourth floor.
    • 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 the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • There is a similar staircase at the front of the building but this does not access the basement or mezzanine.
  • Comments View
    • There are handrails on both sides of the staircase on between the basement and ground floors.

Accessible Toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are female standard toilets facilities on the ground floor.
    • There are male standard toilets facilities on the mezzanine floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the mezzanine floor.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 3m from the top of the stairs on the mezzanine floor.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.

Emergency Egress for Building

  • The building does have a Deaf Messaging System (DMS).