309 Regent Street Refectory

University of Westminster, Regent Street, London W1B 2HW

020 7911 5000

studentadvice@westminster.ac.uk

www.westminster.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 24/08/2016

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Access Guide

  • The Refectory is located on the basement of the building, and also contains the Students' Union Office.

  • Monday 12:00 - 14:30.

  • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:30.

  • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:30.

  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:30.

  • Friday 12:00 - 14:30.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.

  • This venue is situated in the Regent Street 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 Oxford Circus.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 500cm (6ft 7in x 16ft 5in).

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located in Great Portland Street.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located outside 307 Regent Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main door(s) open both ways.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 188cm (6ft 2in) wide.

  • This entrance also provides the accessible entrance for 309 Regent Street.

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

  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are located in front of you on entrance.

  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

  • The handrails are on the left of the stairs and in the centre.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the left of the stairs as you enter.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 108cm x 132cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 4in).

  • The clear door width is 94cm (3ft 1in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • The lift is located on the left of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B1-B2-LG-G-UG-1-U1-2-U2-3-U3-4-U4-5-U5-6.

  • The lift is 20m (22yd) from accessible entrance lift.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 130cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 3in).

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

  • There are 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 controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

  • There are 2 further, slightly smaller, lifts located either side of the main stairs (shown in photograph 2). It accesses floor B-LG-1-2-3-4-5.

  • This information is for the entrance located on the basement floor.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are light.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located beyond the main refectory entrance.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are low.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • This information is for the entrance located on the basement floor.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are light.

  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are light.

  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the refectory.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 98cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The photograph shows the seating area at the far end of the Refectory, and the Students' Union Office.

  • 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 service counter.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 12m (13yd) from the accessible refectory entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).

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

  • Menus are wall only.

  • 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.

  • The nearest toilets are located within the main building.

  • The nearest toilets are located within the main building.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.