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Institute of Education, Woburn Square 10

10 Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0NS

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Introduction

  • Services include:.
  • Basement Floor - B1 / B2 - Server Room, Staff Kitchen.
  • Ground Floor - Rooms G1/ G2/ G3 Photocopy Room.
  • First Floor - Rooms 101 - 102.
  • Second Floor - Rooms 201 - 202.
  • Third Floor - 301 - 302.

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

  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 230cm x 460cm (7ft 7in x 15ft 1in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on on Woburn Square.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 230cm x 460cm (7ft 7in x 15ft 1in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on on Woburn Square.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Woburn Square.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • 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 double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • 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 4 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 are not 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 clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • 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 areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the basement floor, on the ground floor and on the third 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 left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The stairs between floors B and G, and 2 and 3 are steep and have no landing.

Accessible Toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the basement floor, the ground floor and the third floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located to the rear of the ground floor.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 9m from the main entrance.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the cubicle door to the ground floor shared toilet is 49cm.
    • The door is shown in photograph 2.
    • Photograph 3 shows the toilet on the basement floor.
    • Photograph 4 shows the toilet on the third floor.

Emergency Egress for Building