At Stonewall, we believe that all attendees should be able to fully participate in our events and feel comfortable doing so.
We are taking measures and efforts to ensure that we organise events that are accessible to all. We commit to ensuring that as far as possible we work with you to accommodate any adjustments that you require. We will take feedback on access issues seriously and work to ensure that we improve and develop after every event.
Please find the Stonewall London Workplace Conference Access Statement below. If you would like a more detailed version or have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 7593 1850 and we will get back to you.
Etc. Venues County Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 7PB 020 3735 4200
Here is a link to the floor plan of the venue.
The venue is wheelchair accessible. There are 3 passenger lifts and all can accommodate a wheelchair. There is free wifi available. For anyone who needs an evacuation plan, please contact email@example.com to agree a mutually convenient personal evacuation plan.
Blue Badge parking is free of charge. If you do not have a blue badge you will have to pay for parking – the closest parking is a 2 minute walk from the venue. Should this make it hard for you to access the venue, please contact us. The distance between Blue Badge parking and the entrance is between 5m to 10m. Please let us know in advance if you will be using this so that we can ensure enough spaces will be available.
The forecourt (path from accessible parking spots to venue entrance) is cobbled. The pavement is lowered and there is a stair lift which is wheelchair accessible to the left of the main entrance.
When you enter the venue, you will be directed from the ground floor up to the fourth floor where the event will take place.
Registration will take place on the fourth floor; registration points are DDA compliant for wheelchair delegates.
Corridors and Access Routes
The corridors/access routes have a minimum width of 1.2m in the service areas and they average 1.4 to 1.5m.
The floors of the corridors/access routes are made of carpet and parquet.
The main room for opening and closing sessions:
• The rooms have level access.
• The doors are double doors, they are not automatic. There will be ushers by the doors to help you.
The networking and catering areas:
• They have a combined capacity of over 400 people.
• The rooms have level access.
• The rooms have high ceilings and many large windows.
The breakout rooms:
• Workshop rooms will have capacities of between 50 to 100 people.
• All rooms can be accessed from the main floor of the event. There will be ushers to support you in finding your workshop room.
For more information on accessibility at this venue, please click here or speak to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All facilities will be clearly labelled on the day. Ushers will also be able to direct you to all of these rooms.
The event will have a Wellbeing Room & a Multi-faith Room:
• These will be available from 9.30 – 16.30.
• There will be seating available.
• There will be materials inside the quiet room such as mental distractions, calming activities and useful information leaflets.
• Changing room facilities will be available throughout the day in the venue toilets
• Gender neutral toilets will be available.
• Accessible toilets, equipped with emergency alarms, will be available, and are accessible from all rooms.
- Large print
- Coloured paper
- Induction loops
- BSL Interpreter
- Free ticket for support worker
- Refrigerated storage
- Reserved seating
- Varied seating options
- Personal reserved signs will be available to collect at registration, on request.
- Pronoun stickers will be available.
- There will be an Early Bird registration (on request) for those who find the registration process inaccessible. More information about this will be provided at a later date. This will be followed by a short tour of the venue.
- There will be ushers available during the main registration to support delegates.
- Ventilation: the venue is equipped with a ventilation system to keep fresh air circulated. We will also have windows open throughout the event.
- Tables will be sanitized each time delegates move between rooms.
- Hand sanitiser will be available throughout venue.
- Please take a Lateral Flow Test on Thursday 24 March before attending the event
- If you are travelling to the venue using public transport, please wear a face covering during your journey
- Please maintain social distancing of at least 1m while moving through the venue.
- Please use your own personal equipment, or that provided to you – and try not to share equipment with other delegates.
- Unless exempt, we encourage mask wearing as often as comfortable, but particularly when moving throughout the venue.
- Regularly wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds. Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands. If you do not have a tissue, cough or sneeze into the crook of your elbow, rather than your hands.
- If you have a positive Lateral Flow or PCR test, or any COVID symptoms please do not attend this programme. Get in touch with the team via email@example.com and we we will transfer your ticket to a future event.