101 New Cavendish Street
University of Westminster, New Cavendish Street, London W1W 6XH
020 7911 5000
Guide Last Updated: 07/03/2017
Services / facilities within the building include Finance; Human Resources; Safety, Health and Wellbeing; Central London Assessment Services (CLASS); Information Services; Planning Office; Disability Services; Scholarships and Student Funding; Education Abroad; Student Advice Service; Career Development Centre; Student Accommodation; Couselling Services; Academic Registrar's Department; International Partnerships Office; Research Office; Ceremonies and Conferment; Quality and Standards; Student Regulations; Admissions; International Development Office; Recruitment and Marketing.
The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
This venue is situated in the Cavendish campus.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline station is Euston.
The nearest underground station is Great Portland Street.
The venue does not have its own car park.
On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
There is not a designated drop off point.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
There is not level access into the venue.
The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
The door(s) is / are double.
The width of the door opening is 250cm (8ft 2in).
There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
The ramp/slope is easy.
The ramp/slope is permanent.
The ramp does not have handrails.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located at the rear of the lobby.
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 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 120cm x 195cm (3ft 11in x 6ft 5in).
The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
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 have an audible announcer.
The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
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.
The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the lift.
There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
The lighting levels are medium.
The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
The desk/counter is staffed.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
There is level access to the service(s).
There is a hearing assistance system.
The system is a portable loop.
Staff are trained to use the system.
This venue does not play background music.
The lighting levels are varied.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
This accessible toilet is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the lift.
This accessible toilet is located on the first floor, to the right as you exit the lifts.
There is level access to this accessible toilet.
This is by lift.
This is a unisex toilet.
A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
The door opens outwards.
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 225cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
There is a dropdown rail 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 not fully functional.
The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is a/are coat hook(s).
The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
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 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 wash basin.
The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
The lighting levels are bright.
The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the left of the building, on the first floor.
The female and male toilets are approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the lift.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
Lighting levels are bright.