Old Building

Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

020 7405 7686

www.lse.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 29/06/2017

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Access Guide

  • The LSE campus is located in central London, off Kingsway (A4200) and the Aldwych (A4).

  • This campus does not have its own car park, but Blue Badge and standard on-street parking is available nearby.

  • The campus can be accessed via a number of London Bus routes, including bus 1 (New Oxford Street to Canada Water Bus Station), 59 (Streatham Hill to Kings Cross Station), 68 (West Norwood to Euston Bus Station), X68 (Croydon to Russell Square), 91 (Crouch End to Trafalgar Square), 168 (Royal Free Hospital to Old Kent Road), 171 (Catford to Holborn Station), 188 (North Greenwich Station to Russell Square Station) 243 (Wood Green to Waterloo Station) and 521 (Waterloo Station to London Bridge Station).

  • The nearest railway station is Charing Cross. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of the campus using public transport.

  • The nearest tube stations are Holborn on the Central and Piccadilly lines, Temple on the District and Circle lines, and Charing Cross on the Northern and Bakerloo lines.

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 200cm x 600cm (6ft 7in x 19ft 8in).

  • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Aldwych.

  • The parking is pay by phone from 08:30 - 18:30 Monday - Saturday.

  • This information is for the entrance located off Houghton Street.

  • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

  • The width of the ramp is 122cm (4ft).

  • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.

  • The step(s) is / are located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.

  • There is / are 8 step(s) to access the entrance.

  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The lift does not bypass the ramp.

  • There are four stairs in front of the entrance that can be bypassed via the ramp (as shown in photograph 4). These stairs are not clearly marked.

  • There are then two alternate sets of four steps inside the building that can be bypassed via a platform lift. These are shown in photographs 5 & 6 and these are clearly marked.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to your left on entrance.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 98cm x 142cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 8in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The lift door is manual, light and opens outwards.

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • This information is for the entrance located off Clare Market.

  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • The door would only open manually at the time of survey.

  • This information is for the entrance located off Clare Market.

  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • This information is for the entrance located off Portugal Street.

  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.

  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The width of the door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • There is an entrance nearby with two sets of manual, heavy pull to open doors.

  • It has two medium steps to access it (as shown in photograph 4).

  • This information is for the entrance located on the fourth floor of St Clement’s.

  • There is stepped access at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in).

  • There is a/are step(s) at this entrance.

  • The step(s) is / are located between the entrance doors.

  • There is / are 12 step(s) to access the entrance.

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides going up.

  • There are 12 steps in total.

  • This information is for the entrance located on the second floor.

  • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.

  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • There is a lift to access this entrance.

  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

  • There are seven deep steps.

  • There is a similar entrance on the fifth floor of the building, however here there is a lift.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located between the two sets of entrance doors.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 78cm x 126cm (2ft 7in x 4ft 2in).

  • The clear door width is 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • The lift door is manual, heavy and opens outwards.

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not 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 does not have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • The main reception is located to your right on entrance.

  • The desk is 6m (6yd 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 a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • Monday 07:00 - 23:00.

  • Tuesday 07:00 - 23:00.

  • Wednesday 07:00 - 23:00.

  • Thursday 07:00 - 23:00.

  • Friday 07:00 - 23:00.

  • Saturday 07:00 - 23:00.

  • Sunday 07:00 - 23:00.

  • The Central Badging Office is located to your left on entrance.

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance lift.

  • The reception area is clearly visible from the lift.

  • There is step free access to this reception area, via lift.

  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.

  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • The reception is staffed 24/7.

  • Directional and locational signage for the lecture theatre(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.

  • The corridor outside the lecture theatre(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.

  • There is step free access into the lecture theatre(s).

  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the lecture theatre(s).

  • The door(s) for the lecture theatre(s) is/are push pad activated.

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users within the lecture theatre(s).

  • The designated spaces for wheelchairs users are located at the back.

  • There is ramped/sloped access to the designated spaces from an entrance.

  • There is an easy ramp/slope for access to the designated spaces.

  • The ramp/slope does not have handrails.

  • There is space for an assistance dog.

  • There is not step free access to the speaker's area at the front of the lecture theatre(s).

  • There are six deep steps with handrails on either side.

  • There is staggered seating within the lecture theatre(s).

  • The steps to the staggered seating do not have handrails.

  • There is a hearing assistance system for the lecture theatre(s).

  • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the lecture theatre(s).

  • There is fixed furniture within the lecture theatre(s).

  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.

  • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the lecture theatre(s).

  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the lecture theatre(s).

  • Floor coverings in the lecture theatre(s) are even with no trip hazards.

  • There are no steps for the staggered seating. Instead there is an easy slope.

  • The lecture theatre has a balcony that can be accessed on the first floor.

  • The Student Services Centre is located just inside the Student Services Centre entrance.

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Student Services Centre entrance.

  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.

  • There is step free access to this reception area, via lift.

  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.

  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.

  • The desk is staffed.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • The hearing assistance system is signed.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • The fees office desk is also located here. This desk is slightly shorter and is medium in height.

  • Monday 11:00 - 16:00.

  • Tuesday 11:00 - 16:00.

  • Wednesday 11:00 - 16:00.

  • Thursday 11:00 - 16:00.

  • Friday 11:00 - 16:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.

  • There is an easy ramp, with handrails on both sides, for access to Student Services Office.

  • The ramp can be seen in photograph 1.

  • There is an easy ramp, with a handrail on the right going up, for access to 1.07-1.11.

  • The ramp has a width of 125cm and can be seen in photograph 2. There is a shorter ramp nearby leading to 1.13-1.18 which can be seen in photograph 3.

  • There is/are 5 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to Vera Anstey Conference Room.

  • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • These stairs are the easiest way to reach the Vera Anstey Conference Room. They are found when approaching the room from the Stairwell B Lift. These steps can be seen in photograph 4.

  • There are not doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.

  • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.

  • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.

  • There is some flooring in corridors with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.

  • 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 a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is infrared.

  • There is a hearing loop located within the Vera Anstey Conference Room.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).

  • There is a steep ramp, with no handrails, for access to the rear of the basement floor.

  • The level change can be seen in photograph 1.

  • There is/are 7 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to the gymnasium.

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • The stairs can be seen in photographs 2 and 3.

  • There is a steep ramp, with no handrails, for access to the basement floor from stairwell B.

  • The Stairwell B lift provides level access to room B.25 only. The ramp can be seen in photograph 4.

  • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.

  • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.

  • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.

  • There is some flooring in corridors with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.

  • 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.

  • There are height adjustable desks located in computer room B.25. The room can be seen in photograph 6 and the desks in photograph 7.

  • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.

  • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to the Department of Social Policy Rooms 2.43 - 2.67.

  • The width of the ramp is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • The ramp can be seen in photograph 1.

  • There is/are 8 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the rear of the second floor.

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • There is a platform lift which overcomes the steps.

  • The rear of the second floor can also be access via the stairwell B stair or the rear lift. The stairs can be seen in photograph 2.

  • There is/are 7 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to 2M.

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • The level change can be seen in photograph 3.

  • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.

  • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.

  • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.

  • There is some flooring in corridors with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.

  • 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.

  • There is an easy ramp with handrails on both sides to access the Raymond Room on the third floor.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the middle of the second floor.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main lifts.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 97cm x 126cm (3ft 2in x 4ft 2in).

  • The clear door width is 102cm (3ft 4in).

  • The lift door is manual, heavy and opens outwards.

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not 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 does not have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-MG-1M-1-M2-2-3-4-5-6.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on the upper ground floor.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • There are similar staircases throughout the building designated B, C, D and E.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the front of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B-G-1-2-3-4-5-6.

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • The lift is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main entrance lift.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 132cm x 100cm (4ft 4in x 3ft 3in).

  • The clear door width is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • 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 does have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There is a similar lift in this lobby but it does not go to the basement floor or first floor.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in front of you on entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B-G-1-2-3-4-5.

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on the first floor.

  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the Stairwell B Entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 92cm x 115cm (3ft x 3ft 9in).

  • The clear door width is 65cm (2ft 2in).

  • There are 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 does have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There are double doors to access the lobby on the second floor and up. There are single doors to access the lobby on the first floor only.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the rear of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3.

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on the third floor.

  • The lift is approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the Portugal Street Entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 102cm x 146cm (3ft 4in x 4ft 9in).

  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 does have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There are two libraries located on the sixth floor.

  • The Shaw Library can be seen in photographs 1, 2 & 3.

  • The Shaw Library offers books to be lent to staff and students only.

  • There is an induction loop in the Shaw Library.

  • The Shaw Library is open from 09:00 -22:00 Monday - Friday and 10:00 - 18:00 Saturday - Sunday.

  • The Seligman Library is the Anthropology Department Library can be seen in photograph 4.

  • The Seligman Library is open for borrowing during term times 12:00-14:00 Monday - Thursday, and Friday 12:30-14:00.

  • The facility is located to the rear of the venue.

  • The facility is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Portugal Street entrance.

  • There is level access to the facility.

  • You do need a key for the facility.

  • It is a radar key.

  • The dimensions of the facility are 270cm x 243cm (8ft 10in x 7ft 12in).

  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.

  • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.

  • The length of the facility changing bench is 176cm (5ft 9in).

  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.

  • The overhead hoist covers the changing bench and the toilet.

  • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.

  • The facility toilet is corner.

  • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Drop down rails are provided.

  • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on the right.

  • The type of wash basin is fixed.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.

  • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • A privacy screen is not available.

  • Wide tear off paper roll is available.

  • The facility has a non slip floor.

  • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the main lift on the basement floor.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the basement floor.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 162cm x 240cm (5ft 4in x 7ft 10in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • 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 an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are not 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 a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) 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.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located to your right when you exit the lift.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • 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 94cm (3ft 1in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 208cm (4ft 10in x 6ft 10in).

  • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • 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 an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the left.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • 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 44cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) 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.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Stairwell B Entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to your right on entrance.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 265cm x 160cm (8ft 8in x 5ft 3in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 91cm (2ft 12in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not 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 not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 106cm (3ft 6in).

  • 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).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Upon entry there is an area with the width 265cm X 160cm. This area is listed above and provides a 150cm x 150cm turning space.

  • There is then the area around the toilet were the width is considerably narrower. This areas dimensions are 160cm X 140cm.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the stairwell B lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located to your left when you exit the lift.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 218cm (6ft 7in x 7ft 2in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 131cm (4ft 4in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not 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 not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are not 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 a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the second floor in the corridor leading to Connaught Building.

  • There is an accessible toilet in the female standard toilets located in room 2.44. There is an accessible shared toilet in room 2.39 which can be seen in photograph 2. This cubicle does not have sufficient manoeuvring space or a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 220cm (5ft 11in x 7ft 3in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is sensor.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are not 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 a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 103cm (3ft 5in).

  • 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).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) 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.

  • There are female standard toilets facilities on the ground floor, the first floor, the second floor, the fourth floor, the fifth floor and the sixth floor.

  • There are male standard toilets facilities on the ground floor, the first floor, the second floor, the third floor, the fifth floor and the sixth floor.

  • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the fifth floor.

  • A male standard toilet was surveyed.

  • The toilet surveyed is located to your left on entrance.

  • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.

  • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.

  • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 6m from the main entrance lift.

  • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.

  • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.

  • Photographs 3 and 4 show the male toilets on the fifth floor, outside the Senior Common Room and Dining Room.

  • The female toilet on the fifth floor, outside the Senior Common Room and Dining Room, contains a baby change table, 93cm high when extended (shown in photograph 5).