Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Location Details

Address

Great Ormond Street
London

WC1N 3JH

Access in Detail


Speech & Language Therapy
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  • Speech & Language Therapy
  • Internal Doors
  • Seating
  • Passenger Lift
  • Lift Interior
  • Frontage Building Stairs
  • Handrail
  • Lighting

Internal Doors

There is a double door. Opens out.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 800mm.
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.

Seating

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.

Passenger Lift

The lift car dimensions are sufficient for a wheelchair user and their companion.
The lift doors open to a minimum width of 800mm.
The outer lift controls are at an accessible height.
The inner lift controls are at an accessible height.
The lift does not have audible announcements.
There is a visual display indicating level information.
The alarm button is fitted with a visual acknowledgement that the alarm bell has sounded.
The lift does not have a separate entrance and exit door.
There are handrails within the lift.
The lift does not have a dual height handrail.

Frontage Building Stairs

There are handrails.
The handrail is in good order.
Double height handrails are provided.
The handrails are of the correct specification.
There is a visual contrast at the top and bottom of the steps.

General Area

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

Lighting

The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.

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