Creed Court

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 off Longnor Road.

  • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are The Curve, Feilden House, Housing Hub.

  • 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 5 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 250cm x 470cm (8ft 2in x 15ft 5in).

  • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.

  • This car park can be used by staff, 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 Westfield Way.

  • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Curve.

  • The nearest designated bay is 44m (48yd 4in) from the Curve.

  • 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 access at this entrance.

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

  • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

  • 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 77cm (2ft 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 not have handrails.

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

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

  • There is / are 1 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 steps do not have handrails.

  • The height of the step varies from shallow to deep.

  • There are separate entrances for flats 1, 2-3, 5-10, 11-12, 13, 14-19.

  • 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.

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

  • 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 on floors 1-2-3.

  • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.

  • This information refers to 4A.

  • The accessible facilities are located in flat 4.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • The room number viewed was 4A.

  • The width of the door to the room is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 113cm x 312cm (3ft 8in x 10ft 3in).

  • The bed is 40cm (1ft 4in) high.

  • Light switches are not within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.

  • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.

  • 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 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 poor.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.

  • Available auxiliary aids include flashing alarms.

  • Flashing fire alarms are in rooms.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • There are standard rooms on other floors.

  • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.

  • The room is a deaf adapted room.

  • The toilet is standard and has a medium step to access it.