Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Location Details

Address

Great Ormond Street
London

WC1N 3JH

Access in Detail


Lagoon Vending Area
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  • Lagoon Vending Area
  • Internal Doors
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Circulation
  • Lighting
  • Surfaces
  • Vending Machines

Internal Doors

There is a double door.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 1800mm.
There is adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door while clear of door swing.
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 door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.

Seating

The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating may not suit all intended users as there are no 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.

Signage

The signs are in a logical position.

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.

Acoustics

The background noise is kept to a minimum level.

Surfaces

The floor surface is suitable for the passage of wheelchair users.
The junctions between floor surfaces are correctly detailed and free from height variation.
The floor surfaces are slip resistant.

Vending Machines

Wheelchair users can access and turn around in front of the vending machine.
The controls are within the recommended height specification.
The control buttons are easy to operate.

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