Goldsmiths, University of London, 17-19 St James, New Cross, London SE14 6NW
020 7919 7171
Guide Last Updated: 29/11/2017
The venue is situated within the centre of the area.
This venue is situated in New Cross.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline station is New Cross Gate.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
On street parking is available on St James, shown in photograph 1.
Parking is very limited on the Goldsmiths campus. There are a number of designated bays for Blue Badge holders reserved for current staff and students with mobility needs.
The nearest is outside the George Wood Theatre (shown in photograph 2).
Visitors requiring parking should contact the college at least 48 hours in advance.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
There is not level access into the venue.
The intercom 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 82cm (2ft 8in).
There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
The ramp/slope is located to the right of the main entrance, past the shop.
The ramp/slope is moderate.
The ramp/slope is permanent.
There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
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 4 step(s) to the area/service.
The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
There is not level access to the service.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
This venue does not play background music.
Lighting levels are varied.
There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
The ramp or slope is located on the ground floor.
The ramp or slope is moderate.
The ramp or slope is permanent.
The width of the ramp or slope is 81cm (2ft 8in).
The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
There are 15+ steps between floors.
The lighting level is medium.
The steps are clearly marked.
The steps are deep.
The steps do have handrails.
There is a landing.
The services on other floors which are not accessible include the Head of Graduate School office, the Resource Room, a kitchen, the unisex toilet, the Research Office and the Business Development Office.
There are two sets of stairs, with handrails either side.
The stairs on the left as you enter access the second floor.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located to the left of the main entrance as you enter.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2.
The lift is 5m (16ft 5in) from main entrance.
Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
The dimensions of the lift are 68cm x 135cm (2ft 3in x 4ft 5in).
The clear door width is 72cm (2ft 4in).
There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
The lift does have an audible announcer.
The lift controls do have Braille markings.
The lift controls do have tactile markings.
The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
The lighting level in the lift is low.
There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located at the end of the ground floor ramp.
There is not level access to the accessible toilet.
This is a unisex toilet.
A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
The door opens outwards.
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
The door is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 200cm (4ft 10in x 6ft 7in).
Floor manoeuvring space is not clear in the accessible toilet.
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
The lateral transfer space is 77cm (2ft 6in).
There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
There is a flush on the transfer side.
The tap type is lever.
There is a mixer tap.
There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is not a coat hook.
Wall mounted rails are available.
As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
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 48cm (1ft 7in).
There is not a hand dryer.
There is a towel dispenser.
The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
The towel dispenser is 112cm (3ft 8in) high.
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 sink.
The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
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 fair.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are medium.
Documents can be requested in Braille.
Documents can be requested in large print.
A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
This service can be requested.
Staff are not Text Relay aware.