Chapman House

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

020 7882 6474

residences@qmul.ac.uk

www.residences.qmul.ac.uk

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 in front of the Lock-Keeper's Cottage Graduate Centre.

  • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Lock-Keeper's Cottage Graduate Centre.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The car park surface is block paving.

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

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

  • There is/are 5 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 486cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 11in).

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

  • This car park can be used by Blue Badge 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 Westfield Way.

  • This car park is clearly signposted from the Westfield Way.

  • The nearest designated bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Lock-Keeper's Cottage Graduate Centre.

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

  • This information is for the entrance located off Westfield Way.

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

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

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

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

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

  • 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).

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

  • The step(s) is / are located to the right as you face the entrance.

  • There is / are 6 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 not have handrails.

  • There is another entrance to flats 27-31. This consists of a heavy single door that is pull to open with a width of 72cm. There is a keycard reader to access this entrance located higher then 105cm and an intercom also higher then 105cm.

  • 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 medium.

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

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • 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 Flats 28, 29, 30, 31.

  • The steps are only accessed by the entrance 27-31.

  • The establishment provides 1 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.

  • This information refers to 8B.

  • The accessible facilities are located in flat 8.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • The room number viewed was 8B.

  • The width of the door to the room is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 150cm x 335cm (4ft 11in x 10ft 12in).

  • The bed is 43cm (1ft 5in) high.

  • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 30cm (12in).

  • 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 233cm x 188cm (7ft 8in x 6ft 2in).

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The width of the door to the bathroom is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the sink is 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 145cm (4ft 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 available.

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

  • There are mirrors.

  • The mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • Disposal facilities are not available.

  • There is not a bath.

  • There is a wheel in shower.

  • The shower head height is adjustable.

  • The type of shower controls used are twist/turn.

  • The shower seat is no seat.

  • There are not handrails available.

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

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.

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

  • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.

  • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • Rooms are located in room 27.

  • The door to the room is automatic and opens towards you.

  • It opens when a keycard is scanned.