Professor Stuart Hall Building (New Academic Building)
Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW
020 7919 7171
Guide Last Updated: 11/11/2015
Services / facilities within the building include the Department of Media and Communications, the Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE), and the cafe.
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 at the side of the venue.
The car park type is open air/surface.
Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 600cm (13ft 1in x 19ft 8in).
The nearest designated bay is 63m (69yd) from the main 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.
The details here are for the designated parking bay located outside the Media Research Building, to the side of this building.
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.
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 main doors open automatically.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 176cm (5ft 9in) 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.
There is level access to the service.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The system is a fixed loop.
Staff are trained to use the system.
This venue does not play background music.
Lighting levels are varied.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located at the rear of the building, next to the Cafe.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1-2-3.
The lift is 34m (37yd) from main entrance.
Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
The dimensions of the lift are 132cm x 197cm (4ft 4in x 6ft 6in).
The clear door width is 119cm (3ft 11in).
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 medium.
The following information is for the cafe.
Once inside, there is level access to the service.
Some tables are permanently fixed.
No chairs are permanently fixed.
No chairs have armrests.
The nearest table is 21m (23yd) from the main entrance.
The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).
The distance between the floor and the highest table is 95cm (3ft 1in).
Menus are wall only.
Menus are not available in Braille.
Menus are not available in large print.
Picture menus are not available.
Menus are clearly written.
Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
The type of food served here is main meals and snacks.
There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located between the 2 sets of doors at the main entrance, to the right as you enter.
There is 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 225cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
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 84cm (2ft 9in).
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 a functional emergency alarm available.
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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
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 47cm (1ft 7in).
There is not a hand dryer.
There is a towel dispenser.
The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
The towel dispenser is 115cm (3ft 9in) 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 good.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are medium.
Accessible shower facilities are available.
The showers are located in the far corner adapted toilets on floors 1-3.
The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.
The height of the seat is 52cm (1ft 8in).
Other facilities available are a functional alarm.
There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.
The female and male toilets are located between the two sets of doors at the main entrance.
The female and male toilets are 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.
Lighting levels are medium.
The unisex toilets are located on the third floor, at the front of the building.
Unisex toilets are 34m (37yd) from the lift.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.
This is by lift.
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 Text Relay aware.
Plastic cups are available.
Plastic cutlery is available.
Drinking straws are available on request.