Central Saint Martins - King's Cross - Main Building - Platform and Studio Theatres

Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C 4AA

020 7514 7000

platformboxoffice@arts.ac.uk

www.arts.ac.uk/csm/csm-culture/platform-theatre

Guide Last Updated: 24/05/2016

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in London.

  • The nearest National Rail station is King's Cross St Pancras.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest underground station is King's Cross St Pancras.

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the campus.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

  • These doors do not open till 17:00.

  • The theatre can be accessed internally from Central St Martin's before this time.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The following information is for the bar.

  • The bar does not serve food.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is a lowered section at the counter.

  • All tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the theatre entrance.

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Monday 12:00 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 12:00 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 12:00 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 12:00 - 22:00.

  • Friday 12:00 - 22:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.

  • A companion may sit with you.

  • This venue does not provide audio described performances.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

  • Concessions are not available.

  • Designated seating locations vary according to performance.

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  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.

  • A companion may sit with you.

  • This venue does not provide audio described performances.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

  • Concessions are not available.

  • Designated seating locations vary according to performance.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

  • The accessible toilet is 24m (26yd 9in) from the theatre entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the right of the studio theatre and the bar.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 108cm (3ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 151cm (6ft 7in x 4ft 11in).

  • Floor manoeuvring space is 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 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • 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.

  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot 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 sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • The female and male toilets are located to the right of the studio theatre.

  • The female and male toilets are 26m (28yd 1ft) from the theatre entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.