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image for Conference Centre item typeConference Centre at Business Hub and i-Lab

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Conference Centre

iLab

iLab

Address

Southend Campus,
Elmer Approach,
Southend-on-Sea,
Essex,
SS1 1LW

Details

The iLab (innovation laboratory) can transport users from their everyday environment into an extraordinary space designed to inspire creative thought.

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for conferencing

Business supportMobile phone coverageSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

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Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 881856  Lat: 51.53794 Long: 0.71090

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Southend Central station

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Business supportBusiness support
  • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system