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Lynden House

Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include 24 single ensuite standard rooms.

Getting Here

  • By Road
    • The Mile End campus is located just off the Mile End Road / A11. This road links the City of London with the A12. The A12 then links to the North Circular Road (and the A11 off that) and the M25.
    • There are Blue Badge bays located throughout the campus, which can be used by anyone with a valid Blue Badge. Car parking is available on campus for staff permit holders. Temporary permits are available for visitors and contractors by prior arrangement.
  • By Bus
    • The campus can be accessed via bus 25 (Oxford Circus to Ilford), 205 (Paddington Station to Bow Church DLR Station) and 339 (Shadwell Station to Leytonstone Station).
  • By Train
    • The nearest railway stations are Liverpool Street Station and Fenchurch Street Station. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of the campus using public transport.
  • By Underground
    • The campus is located between Mile End (on the Hammersmith and City, District and Central lines) and Stepney Green (on the Hammersmith and City and District lines) underground stations.
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Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Staff Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Longnor Road.
  • Drop Off Point
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • Residents are not allowed to have a car on campus.

Outside Access

  • Entrance
    • This information is for the entrance located in front of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • 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 single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • Ramp/Slope
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 15+.
    • There are G-1-2-3 steps between 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.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation
    • The establishment provides 2 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to 1A.
    • The accessible facilities are located in flat 1.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was 1A.
    • The width of the door to the room is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 160cm x 200cm (5ft 3in x 6ft 7in).
    • The bed is 44cm (1ft 5in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 214cm x 150cm (7ft x 4ft 11in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • 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 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 127cm (4ft 2in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • 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 not available.
  • Wheel In Shower
    • 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.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms
    • 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 poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Ground Floor Rooms
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Rooms are located in flat 1.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.