Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Location Details


Great Ormond Street


Access in Detail

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  • Pharmacy
  • Internal Doors
  • Reception Desk
  • Assistance Bell
  • Induction loop
  • Seating
  • Circulation

Internal Doors

These doors are locked open during clinic opening hours.
There is a double door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 1290mm.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are within reach of all users.

Reception Desk

There is a patient assistance bell to either side of the counter. Press this to alert staff of your presence.
There is not a lowered counter section provided.
Some visitors may find the desk too high. The height of the desk at its lowest point is 1020mm. Staff will offer assistance if required.
The counter has a knee recess.
There is sufficient space in front of the counter for wheelchair users.
There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
There is adequate lighting to both sides of the counter and the lighting avoids silhouetting.
There is an induction loop with a speech enhancement system provided.


The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating may not suit all intended users as there are no armrests.
Some customers may not find the seating suitable as the seats are all at the same height.
There is space for a wheelchair user to pull up alongside a seated companion.
There is space for an assistance dog to rest.

General Area

The minimum clear width is 600mm.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

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