Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Location Details

Address

Great Ormond Street
London

WC1N 3JH

Access in Detail


PALS
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  • PALS
  • Internal Doors
  • Door Handle
  • Desks
  • Seating
  • Circulation

Internal Doors

There is a single door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 920mm.
There is not adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door.
The space provided alongside the leading edge of the door is 80mm.
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.
Some people may find door pressures heavy. The location is aware of this and is reviewing the pressures.

Desks

There is a lowered counter section provided.
The lowered counter section is at a maximum height of 760mm.
The height of the counter is 730mm.
The width of the lowered counter section is adequate.
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.

Seating

The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Seating is provided in a range of heights.
There is not enough space for a wheelchair user to pull up alongside a seated companion without having some of the chairs removed. Please ask a member of staff for assistance.
There is space for an assistance dog to rest.

General Area

The minimum clear width is 1100mm.

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