Varey 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: 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 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 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 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 double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in).

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

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp is permanent.

  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There is / are 2 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 keycard reader is positioned lower then 90cm.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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 the left going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • There are two sets of stairs one to the left and one to the right.

  • The above information is for the left staircase. The right set of stairs accesses flats 45 - 52.

  • The stairs are the same except the handrail is on the left and not the right.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to your left on entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.

  • The lift is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 103cm x 136cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 6in).

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

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does not 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.

  • There are two similar lifts one on the left and one on the right.

  • The above information is for the left lift. The right lift accesses flats 45 - 52.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • Rooms are located to the left and right on the entrance.

  • There are standard rooms on other floors.

  • The other floors can be accessed by lift.

  • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.