115 New Cavendish Street - The Hive
University of Westminster, New Cavendish Street, London W1W 6XH
020 7911 5000
Guide Last Updated: 07/03/2017
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.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The nearest underground station is Great Portland Street.
The venue does have its own car park.
Parking is free for all users.
The car park type is underground.
Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 450cm x 570cm (14ft 9in x 18ft 8in).
Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
The nearest Blue Badge bay is 100m (109yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
The furthest Blue Badge bay is 108m (118yd 4in) from the main entrance.
The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
The car park surface is tarmac.
There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
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 single.
The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
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 entrance.
The ramp/slope is moderate.
The ramp/slope is permanent.
There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
The ramp does have handrails.
The handrails are on both sides.
The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
The step(s) is/are located leading to the entrance.
There is/are 11 step(s) to the area/service.
There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1-2-3-4-5-6-7.
There are 15+ steps between floors.
There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell from the first floor upwards.
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 both sides.
There is a landing.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located on the right of the building.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1-2-3-4-5-6-7.
Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the lift lobby from the first floor upwards.
The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
The dimensions of the lift are 142cm x 150cm (4ft 8in x 4ft 11in).
The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
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.
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 varied.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
The following information is for the refectory.
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 not a lowered section at the counter.
No tables are permanently fixed.
No chairs are permanently fixed.
No chairs have armrests.
The nearest table is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the lift.
The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
The standard height for tables is 72cm.
There is not ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
Drinking straws are available.
Menus are hand held and wall.
Menus are not available in Braille.
Menus are not available in large print.
Picture menus are not available.
Menus are clearly written.
Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
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 45m (49yd 8in) from the lift.
This accessible toilet is located on the left of the lower ground floor.
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.
The door is locked by a locking handle.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 225cm x 260cm (7ft 5in x 8ft 6in).
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 168cm (5ft 6in).
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 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 49cm (1ft 7in).
There is not a hand dryer.
There is a towel dispenser.
The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
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 poor.
The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
The lighting levels are bright.