Goldsmiths, University of London, St James, New Cross, London SE14 6AH
020 7919 7130
Guide Last Updated: 29/11/2017
Services / facilities within the building include self catered student accommodation in 7 blocks.
Related link Loring Management Centre.
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.
The venue does have its own car park.
Parking is not free for all users.
Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
The car park is outside C Block.
The car park type is open air/surface.
Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
There are 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 500cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
The nearest designated bay is 20m (22yd) from the D Block entrance.
The furthest designated bay is 37m (40yd) from the D Block 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.
There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
The patron does not have to cross a road.
The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the halls.
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 88cm (2ft 11in).
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the block.
There is not level access into the venue.
The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
The main doors open automatically.
The doors are single width.
The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.
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 width of the ramp or slope is 129cm (4ft 3in).
There is level access to the service(s).
There is not a hearing assistance system.
This venue does not play background music.
The lighting levels are varied.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
The establishment provides 6 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
The accessible facilities are located on the ground floor of D Block.
There is level access from an accessible entrance.
The room number viewed was D1A.
The width of the door to the room is 76cm (2ft 6in).
The dimensions of the clear floor space are 275cm x 385cm (9ft x 12ft 8in).
The bed is 54cm (1ft 9in) high.
The measurement between the bed base and floor is 28cm (11in).
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.
The information relates to the ensuite.
The dimensions of the bathroom are 210cm x 200cm (6ft 11in x 6ft 7in).
The door opens outwards.
The width of the door to the bathroom is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door weight is light.
There is not a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
No emergency alarm is fitted in the bathroom.
The door is locked by a (no lock).
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
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 wash basin.
The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The height of the wash basin is 73cm (2ft 5in).
There is a mixer tap.
The tap type is lever.
There is a lateral transfer space.
The measurement of lateral transfer space is 115cm (3ft 9in).
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
There is no dropdown rail.
There is a flush on the transfer side.
Wall mounted grab rails are not available.
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.
There is a wheel in shower.
The shower head height is adjustable.
The type of shower controls used are lever.
There is a shower chair.
There are no handrails available.
The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is poor.
The colour contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is poor.
The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is poor.
The lighting levels are medium.
The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is poor.
The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
Lighting levels are medium.
Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
Available auxiliary aids include flashing alarms and vibrating pillows.
Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
There is / are 6 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
Ground floor rooms do have level access.
None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
Adjoining rooms are not available.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
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.
The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
There is a landing.