Lodge House

Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ

020 7882 5555

admissions@qmul.ac.uk

www.qmul.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 22/02/2018

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include offices on all floors.

  • The Charterhouse Square campus is located on the edge of the City of London, just off Goswell Road / A1.

  • Parking on campus is for staff and visitors, including Blue Badge holders. Permits are required.

  • The campus can be accessed via bus 4 (Archway Station to Waterloo Station), 56 (Whipps Cross to St Pauls) and 153 (Finsbury Park to Liverpool Street Station). Bus routes 55 (Lea Bridge Road to Oxford Circus) and 243 (Wood Green to Waterloo Station) also pass very close by.

  • Farringdon Station, on the Thameslink Line, is close to this campus. However, all of the London Terminal stations are within reach of the campus using public transport.

  • The nearest tube stations are Barbican and Farringdon on the Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines.

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.

  • The car park can be used by staff.

  • There are no parking charges.

  • The car park is located around Charterhouse Square.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

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

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 250cm x 500cm (8ft 2in x 16ft 5in).

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

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • The nearest designated bay is 64m (69yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay has faded and is shown in photograph 1.

  • There is a clearly marked bay next to the entrance for the Wolfson Institute as shown in photograph 2.

  • There is parking directly in front of the building shown in photograph 4.

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  • This information is for the entrance located off Charterhouse Square.

  • There is stepped access at this entrance.

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

  • The intercom is at a height of 146cm.

  • 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.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • 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 / are step(s) at this entrance.

  • The step(s) is / are located at the base of the second entrance door.

  • 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 step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The information given for the first entrance door is for the archway shown in photograph 1.

  • The second entrance door shown in photograph 2 does not fully open. If it did the entrance width would be 94cm.

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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.

  • The doorway at the end of the entrance corridor is 75cm.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the second floor.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

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

  • There is not a landing.

  • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the offices.

  • There is no handrail on the first four steps of the staircase.

  • There are four steps leading from the staircase to level one. These steps do not have handrails.

  • At the top of the stairs there is a landing and through the door there are eight additional steps with no handrails but are colour contrasted (as shown in photograph 3).

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the ground floor, the first floor and the second floor.

  • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.

  • The toilet surveyed is located to the rear of the venue.

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

  • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 10m 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.

  • The toilet on the first floor contains a shower which is accessed via one deep step ( as shown in photographs 3 & 4).

  • The toilet located on the second floor contains a bath (as is shown in photographs 5).

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