G.E. Fogg Building

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

020 7882 5555

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Guide Last Updated: 14/09/2016

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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 between Queens' Building and G.O. Jones Building.

  • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the G.O. Jones Building.

  • 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 467cm x 484cm (15ft 4in x 15ft 11in).

  • 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 a designated drop off point in this car park.

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • There is sloped access to the car park from the Mile End Road.

  • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Mile End Road.

  • The nearest designated bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the G.O. Jones main entrance lift.

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

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

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 116cm (3ft 10in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

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

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

  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.

  • The ramp is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located to the right of the entrance.

  • There is / are 7 step(s) to access the entrance.

  • There is 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 the right going up.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

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

  • 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 need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The clear door width is 116cm (3ft 10in).

  • 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 was out of use at the time of survey (April 2016).

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

  • There is stepped access at this entrance.

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

  • 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 double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

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

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

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on the third floor of Computer Sciences.

  • There is ramped/sloped 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 124cm (4ft 1in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

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

  • 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 the right going up.

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  • 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 not 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 level access to the designated seating from an entrance.

  • 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 is one medium step to access the speaker's area.

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

  • The steps to the staggered seating do have handrails.

  • The steps have handrails which are wall mounted on either side of the room.

  • There is not 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).

  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the lecture theatre(s) ranges between 71cm and 71cm.

  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.

  • There are no chairs 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 is a Q-Review lecture recording system in the theatre.

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

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

  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the lift and main staircase on the ground floor.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp/slope is 115cm (3ft 9in).

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

  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the lift.

  • 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 deep (18cm+).

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

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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.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on all floors.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are not 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.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the left of the ground floor.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to enter and exit the lift lobby from the first floor upwards.

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

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 145cm x 122cm (4ft 9in x 4ft).

  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • 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 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.

  • The lift on the right has no mirror and instead has a door that leads to the outside of the building and is used by staff to bring supplies and equipment into the building.

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  • The desk/counter is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • Level access to the desk/counter is via lift.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • Shower facilities are available.

  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the shared toilet area on the sixth floor.

  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

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  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main 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 outwards (automatically).

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

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

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 136cm x 154cm (4ft 6in x 5ft 1in).

  • Floor manoeuvring space is not 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 71cm (2ft 4in).

  • 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 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 49cm (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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 76cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 medium.

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  • There are male standard toilets facilities on the ground floor, the second floor and the fourth floor.

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

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

  • A male standard toilet was surveyed.

  • The toilet surveyed is located to your right 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 5m from the main entrance.

  • 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.

  • There is a baby change located on the second floor.

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