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Mossley Recreation Grounds

Carnmoney Road North, Newtownabbey, BT36 5QA

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Level Change (Standard Showers)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading into the showers.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the recreation pitch, children's play park, bowling green and a main hall.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the borough.
  • This venue is situated in Newtownabbey.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Mossley West.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the front of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 380cm x 500cm (12ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Pavillion Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the pavillion.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Level Change (Recreation Pitch)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located between the pavillion and the recreation pitch.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 9m (29ft 6in) from the pavillion entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 30m (33yd) from the main hall.
  • The standard changing rooms are located to the right in the main corridor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located to the left in the main corridor.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
  • Other facilities available are emergency cord and lowered mirrors.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located in all standard changing rooms.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile, Braille and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the pavillion entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located next to the main hall.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 220cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The unisex toilets are located in all standard changing rooms.
    • Unisex toilets are 9m (29ft 6in) from the pavillion entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located to the right in the main corridor.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.