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Reception Building

Ifor Evans Site, 109 Camden Road, London, NW1 9HZ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the reception and administration facilities for the 109 Camden Road Residences site.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Ifor Evans Site is located just off Camden Road (A503), which links Holloway (and the A1) to Camden and Regents Park.
    • There is parking available for staff and students.
  • By Bus View
    • The Murrray Street Bus Stops on Camden Road are outside the entrance to the Ifor Evans Site, and are served by routes 29, 253, N29, N253 and N279.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest station is Kentish Town, served by Thameslink trains. King's Cross and St Pancras International Stations are located approximately a mile to the south of the Ifor Evans Site. From Bus Stop T outside both stations, take the 214 bus towards Highgate Village. Alight at Camden High Street Stop E. At Camden High Street Stop J, approximately 30 metres further along Camden High Street, take 29 bus towards Wood Green. Alight at the Murray Street stop on Camden Road.
  • By Underground View
    • Camden Road Station, on the London Overground line, is approximately 300 metres along Camden Road to the south west of the Ifor Evans Site. From the Camden Road Station Bus Stop G take Bus 29 or 253 to the Murray Street Bus Stop. Camden Town Underground Station is a further 500 metres only Camden Road. Bus 29 or 253 can be caught from Camden Town Bus Stop Y, approximately 100 metres south of the station. Camden Town is on the Northern line.
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Useful Information

Outside Access (Site Entrance Gate)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Camden Road.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key fob is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 113cm (3ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • There is also an automatic vehicle entrance gate with an intercom.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • A key fob is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated when exiting.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in).

Reception

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:30 - 17:30.
    • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30.
    • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30.
    • Thursday 08:30 - 17:30.
    • Friday 08:30 - 17:30.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building.
    • 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 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.

Accessible Toilet.

  • Location of and access to accessible toilets View
    • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in front of you as you enter the main entrance.
    • There is a female accessible toilet to the right of the reception desk.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and dimensions of accessible toilets View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • There are female toilets adjacent to this one.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 178cm (5ft 7in x 5ft 10in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of fixtures in accessible toilets View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 41cm (1ft 4in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible toilets View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

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