Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms

Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

020 7882 5555

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Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2016

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Access Guide

  • The Mile End campus is located just off the Mile End Road / A11. This road links the City of London with the A12. The A12 then links to the North Circular Road (and the A11 off that) and the M25.

  • There are Blue Badge bays located throughout the campus, which can be used by anyone with a valid Blue Badge. Car parking is available on campus for staff permit holders. Temporary permits are available for visitors and contractors by prior arrangement.

  • The campus can be accessed via bus 25 (Oxford Circus to Ilford), 205 (Paddington Station to Bow Church DLR Station) and 339 (Shadwell Station to Leytonstone Station).

  • The nearest railway stations are Liverpool Street Station and Fenchurch Street Station. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of the campus using public transport.

  • The campus is located between Mile End (on the Hammersmith and City, District and Central lines) and Stepney Green (on the Hammersmith and City and District lines) underground stations.

  • The car park is located off Grantley Road.

  • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Mathematical Sciences.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 580cm (12ft 2in x 19ft).

  • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.

  • This car park can be used by Blue Badge holders and permit holders.

  • There are no parking charges.

  • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.

  • Signs are clearly presented.

  • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.

  • There is sloped access to the car park from the Maths Square.

  • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Maths Square.

  • The nearest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the Mathematical Sciences.

  • The standard parking located here is for contractors only.

  • Students in university accommodation are not allowed to keep vehicles on campus.

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  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

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

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located off Bancroft Road.

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

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located to the left 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 both sides.

  • The width of the ramp is 100cm (3ft 3in).

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

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to access the entrance.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).

  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.

  • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • A key card is required for access at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

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

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides going up.

  • The width of the ramp is 135cm.

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  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp is 140cm.

  • The entrance has a leaf door and can be extended by 50cm to a width of 125cm.

  • There is a push button to unlock the door with a height of 140cm.

  • To exit the Bancroft Building Teaching Rooms via this exit there is a keycard reader at a height of 130cm.

  • There is also an intercom at a height of 134cm.

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  • 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 bright.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • There is Q-Review lecture recording in rooms 3.01, 3.02, 4.01 and 4.02. Room 3.02 and 4.02 has fixed furniture throughout with desks at a height of 74cm.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-3-4.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on the third floor and on the fourth floor.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are Entrances to QMotion Fitness.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to your right on entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.

  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to enter and exit the lift lobby on the third floor and on the fourth floor.

  • 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 115cm x 184cm (3ft 9in x 6ft).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 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 not have an audible announcer.

  • 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 medium.

  • There are two lifts.

  • The lift on the right does not have a mirror to aid reversing out of it.

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  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) 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.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the third floor.

  • There is a very similar toilet on the fourth floor in the same location.

  • 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 (automatically).

  • The door is locked by a push button or pad.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 92cm (3ft).

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 142cm x 253cm (4ft 8in x 8ft 4in).

  • 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 72cm (2ft 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 not 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 52cm (1ft 8in).

  • 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 contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There are male standard toilets facilities on the third floor.

  • There are female standard toilets facilities on the fourth floor.

  • A male standard toilet was surveyed.

  • The toilet surveyed is located on the third floor.

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

  • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 7m from the 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.

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