Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Location Details


Great Ormond Street


Access in Detail

Caterpillar IPP Outpatients
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  • Caterpillar IPP Outpatients
  • Internal Doors
  • Nurses' Station
  • Low Counter
  • Seating
  • Toilets
  • Baby Change

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is not at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 780mm.
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.

Nurses' Station

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.
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 are no induction loops available.


The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating has armrests.
Seating is provided in a range of heights.
There is space for a wheelchair user to pull up alongside a seated companion.
There is space for an assistance dog to rest.


The toilets are located in an accessible location.
The doors are lightweight enough to open easily.

Baby Change

The baby change facility is not low enough for a wheelchair user.
Some visitors may find that the baby change unit is not at a suitable height. The height of the unit is 810mm.
There is no toilet for a small child within the baby change facility.
There is a separate breast feeding area available.
The baby change is in the unisex toilet.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.
There is a sufficient turning circle at either end of the corridor.

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