Floyer

Queen Mary University of London, Whitechapel, London E1 2AD

020 7882 6474

residences@qmul.ac.uk

www.residences.qmul.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 14/09/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include 147 Single Standard Rooms, 4 Twin Rooms.

  • Basement Floor - Laundry and Boiler Room
    Ground Floor - Flats B, C, D E and F
    First Floor - Flats E, H, I, J and K
    Second Floor - Flats L, M, N O and P
    Third Floor - Flats Q, R, S, T and U
    Fourth Floor - Flat V
    Fifth Floor - Flat W.

  • The Whitechapel campus is located just off the Whitechapel 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 is no College car park on this campus. Only on-street parking is available.

  • The campus can be accessed via bus 25 (Oxford Circus to Ilford), 205 (Paddington Station to Bow Church DLR Station), 254 (Aldgate Bus Station to Caledonian Road) and D3 (Bonner Road, Bethnal Green to the Isle of Dogs). The National Express Coach to Stanstead Airport also stops on Whitechapel Road close to the campus.

  • 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.

  • Whitechapel tube station is located on the opposite side of Whitechapel Road from the campus. It is served by the District, Hammersmith and City and Overground lines.

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

  • There is a site/campus car park for visitors within approximately 200m.

  • The name of the car park is Whitechapel car park.

  • The car park is located next to the Abernethy Building.

  • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).

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

  • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Ashfield Street.

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

  • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 200cm x 500cm (6ft 7in x 16ft 5in).

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located in front of the building.

  • There is stepped access at this entrance.

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

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

  • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

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

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

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

  • There is / are 3 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 level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.

  • The step(s) is/are located to the rear of the ground floor.

  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.

  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.

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

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of you on entrance leading into the courtyard.

  • There is/are 7 step(s) to the area/service.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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

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

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • There is a similar entrance leading into the courtyard from the rear of the building (as shown in photograph 2). It has 8 medium steps and no handrails.

  • The surface of the courtyard is not level.

  • The courtyard area can be seen in photographs 3 & 4.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1-2-3-4.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

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

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.

  • Rooms are located throughout the ground floor.

  • There are standard rooms on other floors.

  • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.

  • Photograph 1 shows the kitchen facilities.

  • Photograph 2 shows a corridor located on floor 3.

  • Photograph 3 shows the laundry on the basement floor.

  • Photographs 4, 5 and 6 show the venues toilet and bathing facilities.

  • Showers are accessed via a deep step.