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Morley College - Arts Block and Morley Gallery

60 Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 7HT

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • This building is on the opposite side of King Edward Walk from the main building.
    • It is next to the Nancy Seear Building.
    • The Pelham Hall Sculpture Studios building is approx a 10 minute walk away.

Opening Times

  • Opening times do vary depending on timetabling.
  • Comments View
    • The gallery opening hours are different from the teaching areas on the upper floors, and may vary with each exhibition.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Waterloo.
  • The nearest underground station is Lambeth North.

Parking (Staff and Blue Badge Parking)

  • 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 rear of the main building, off King Edward Walk.
    • 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 9 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 290cm x 540cm (9ft 6in x 17ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the car park 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 tarmac.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are 7 bays in the main courtyard area of the car park and two further bays near the main building rear entrance.
    • These two are 260cm wide.
    • The car park is also available to Blue Badge holders using the Arts Block and the Nancy Seear Building.
    • It is 50m from the nearest Blue Badge bays to the Nancy Seear Building.
    • It is 70m to the Arts Block entrance.
    • Travelling to these buildings involves crossing a road.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • There is a dropped kerb in front of the Nancy Seear Building, but not on the opposite side.
    • Pictures 3 and 4 show the entrance into the car park from King Edward Walk and the entrance into the courtyard area of the car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance - Teaching Areas)

  • This information is for the entrance located on King Edward Walk.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 112cm (3ft 8in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a keypad lock for staff/students to unlock the second door.
    • The keypad is not within reach of a wheelchair user.

Level Change (Main Entrance - Teaching Areas)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • 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.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are all teaching rooms and standard toilets.
  • Comments View
    • The main entrance opens directly into the stair lobby.
    • There is staff/student access into the gallery from the stair lobby.
    • There are no teaching rooms on the ground floor.

Inside Access (Teaching Areas)

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music/noise.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Outside Access (Gallery Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on King Edward Walk.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The bell at this doorway can be used to seek staff assistance to open the alternative entrance.

Level Change (Gallery Main Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.

Outside Access (Gallery Alternative Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on King Edward Walk.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Gallery Alternative Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Inside Access (Gallery)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading from the basement level to the toilets.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a shallow step leading from the stair lobby into the corridor giving access to the toilets.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.