Hanson Street Polyclinic

University of Westminster, New Cavendish Street, London W1W 6UW

020 7911 5000

studentadvice@westminster.ac.uk

www.westminster.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 07/03/2017

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  • 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 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 not available.

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

  • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 300cm x 600cm (9ft 10in x 19ft 8in).

  • Standard marked parking bays are located outside the building.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are light.

  • The width of the door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in).

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The bell is at a height of 130cm.

  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are light.

  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

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

  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the entrance.

  • There is/are 10 step(s) to the area/service.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

  • The step(s) is/are not 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.

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  • The desk/counter is 55m (60yd 5in) from the 115 Cavendish Street entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Seating is available in the reception area.

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  • 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.

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  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The nearest accessible toilet is in 115 New Cavendish Street.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located beyond reception.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the 115 Cavendish Street 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.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.