Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Location Details

Address

Great Ormond Street
London

WC1N 3JH

Access in Detail


Operating Theatre Suite
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  • Operating Theatre Suite
  • Internal Doors
  • Intercom
  • Theatre Reception
  • Seating
  • Circulation

Internal Doors

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 1680mm.
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.
The doors are automatic.
The door activation system is clearly distinguishable from the background.
The automatic doors remain open long enough for a slow-moving person to pass through.

Intercom

The intercom would not be able to be used independently by a wheelchair user due to its height.
There is no induction loop available.

Theatre Reception

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 1060mm. Staff will offer assistance if required.
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.

Seating

The seats that are provided are stable.
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.

General Area

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

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