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Middle Mill Halls of Residence

Portland Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2QJ

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Kingston upon Thames.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Kingston.
  • Comments View
    • There are 8 separate residence blocks available at Middle Mill.
    • The blocks are named Block A,B,C,D,F,G,H and K.
    • Access to all blocks can be gained with a key card which is issued to resident students only.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 450cm (9ft 10in x 14ft 9in).
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The car park surface is block paved.
    • The designated parking bay is located outside Block A.

Outside Access (Block A Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft) wide.

Level Change (Block A Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.

Reception (Building)

  • The reception desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The Reception Building is situated at the entrance to the car park for all blocks.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 adapted rooms available which are located in Block A.
    • There are 3 rooms available for students with hearing impairments, each room is fitted with a flashing fire alarm.
    • There are 2 rooms available for students with visual impairments, each room has a colour contrasting socket.
    • The photograph shows the kitchen in Block A with lowered work surfaces and adapted utilities.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • Each building has 3 floors. There are rooms located on all floors.

Lift

  • There is not a lift for public use.

Accommodation

  • 2 room(s) have been adapted for students with wheelchairs.
  • The rooms adapted for students with wheelchairs are located on the ground floor of Block A.
  • The height of the bed is 50cm (1ft 7in).
  • The ground floor rooms liocated in Block A are accessible via key fob
  • The adapted rooms do have en-suite facilities.
  • The dimensions of the en-suite are 2.1m x 2.1m (6ft 10in x 6ft 10in).
  • The door opens inwards.
  • There is a functional emergency alarm fitted.
  • As you face the toilet pan lateral transfer is to the right.
  • The lateral transfer is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • The basin is 75cm (2ft 5in) from the ground.
  • The toilet seat is 45cm (1ft 5in) above floor level.
  • Lever taps are fitted to the hand basin.
  • There is not a bath.
  • There is a roll in shower.
  • The shower controls are 100cm (3ft 3in) from ground level.
  • Twist / turn shower controls are used.
  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or angled for ease of use.
  • As you face the toilet grab rails are to the right and left.
  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
  • The contrast between walls and floors is good.
  • Block A has an adapted kitchen available for students using the 2 adapted rooms.
  • 3 room(s) have been adapted for hearing impaired students.
  • Vibrating fire alarms are available.
  • Flashing fire alarms are available.
  • 2 room(s) have been adapted for visually impaired students.
  • Vibrating fire alarms are available.
  • Some standard rooms are accessible to wheelchair users.
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Additional Info

  • The photograph shows the shower unit available in one of the adapted rooms.