Skip to main content

Learning Centre

Harrow on the Hill Campus, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Learning Centre is located on the ground floor of the Armstrong Building.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:45 - 16:45.
  • Tuesday 08:45 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 08:45 - 16:45.
  • Thursday 08:45 - 19:00.
  • Friday 09:30 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

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

Parking (Main)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 450cm x 500cm (14ft 9in x 16ft 5in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 23m (25yd 6in) from the main entrance.
    • 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 block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building off the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 153cm (5ft).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 153cm (5ft).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left of the main entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located opposite the main entrance.
  • There is/are 5 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the ramp leading to the main entrance from the designated bays.
    • Photographs 2 and 3 show the ramp and steps leading from the standard bay section of the car park.

Outside Access (Learning Centre Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off the main reception.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • 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 138cm (4ft 6in).

Reception (Issue Desk)

  • The desk/counter is 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a security gate with a width of 80cm between the entrance and reception (as shown in photograph 2).
    • There is also a security gate as you exit the library which is also 80cm wide (as shown in photograph 3).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 3 and 4 show the careers service which is located within the library.
    • Anyone wishing to use a motorised scooter, or charge a scooter or wheelchair whilst on college premises, needs to contact the college in advance.

Library

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does have a regular supply of books in audio format.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • It takes approximately 14 days to process an order.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large rollerball mouse and height adjustable table is / are available.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the Armstrong Building. Please see the relevant guide for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located in the Armstrong Building. Please see relevant guide for more details.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do receive Deaf Awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level 3.