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Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex

3 Valentine Road, Bangor, Co. Down, BT20 4TH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include function rooms, sports hall, swimming pools, aqua splash with water slides, soft play area - Adventure World, creche, fitness suite, squash courts, cafe, studios.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include artificial and grass pitches.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Bangor.
  • The venue is not 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 Bangor.

Opening Times (Main Building)

  • Monday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 20:00.

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 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 590cm (12ft x 19ft).
  • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 75m (82yd) 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 block paving.
  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
  • The patron does have to cross a road.
  • The road is generally quiet.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located at the front of the building.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments View
    • There are also five designated Blue Badge bays by the outdoor pitches.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 224cm (7ft 4in) 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 224cm (7ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to and in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in some areas of the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is an automatic barrier to the side of reception to access the complex.
    • The width of the barrier is 104cm.
    • There are fixed hearing loops available within the function rooms.
    • There is an easy, permanent ramp on the lower ground floor to access the Adventure World play area.

Viewing Galleries

  • The viewing galleries for the swimming pools are available on the ground and first floors.
  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users available within the ground floor viewing gallery.
  • The viewing gallery for the sports hall is located on the ground floor.
  • This gallery also has designated spaces for wheelchair users.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot & cold snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Tuesday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Wednesday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Thursday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Friday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Saturday 07:30 - 18:00.
    • Sunday 08:00 - 18:00.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the left as you enter the main atrium.
    • The fitness suite is 24m (26yd) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 164cm (5ft 5in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • IFI accredited equipment is available.
    • For example: treadmill, upright cycle and upper body multi-station.
    • IFI equipment includes Cross Trainer.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • Tactile signage is available on a variety of exercise equipment.
    • A sauna, steam room and level access showers are available to the side of the fitness suite.
    • These facilities are 15m from the fitness suite entrance.
    • The fitness suite is located on the ground floor of the complex.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Thursday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Friday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Saturday 07:00 - 20:00..
    • Sunday 08:00 - 20:00..

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is medium.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left as you pass the main reception foyer.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1.
  • The lift is 18m (20yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 136cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 6in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is hydraulic.
  • There is a pool platform lift for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.
  • Comments View
    • The swimming pools are located on the lower ground floor of the complex.
    • There is a pool pod available in the swimming pool with special wheelchairs to enter the pool.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Thursday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Friday 06:30 - 22:00..
    • Saturday 07:00 - 20:00..
    • Sunday 08:00 - 20:00..

Swimming Pool (Water Slides & Aqua Splash)

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is hydraulic.
  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ladder type entrance into the water.

Standard Changing Room (Fitness Suite - Male)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 22m (24yd) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 40m (44yd) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 7m (22ft 12in) from the fitness suite.
  • The standard changing rooms are located to the right along the fitness suite corridor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There are identical female changing rooms available within the fitness suite.
    • Level access standard showers are available within the changing rooms.
    • Level access standard toilets are available within the changing rooms.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is also available within the standard changing rooms.

Standard Changing Room (Dry Side - Male)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 32m (35yd) from the lift.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the lower ground floor corridor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There are identical dry female changing rooms available on the lower ground floor.
    • Level access standard showers are available within the changing rooms.
    • Level access standard toilets are available within the changing rooms.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is also available within the standard changing rooms.

Standard Changing Room (Wet Side)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 60m (66yd) from the lift.
  • The standard changing room is 15m (16yd) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located to the rear of the lower ground floor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the wet side changing area.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 92cm (3ft).
    • Standard toilets are available within all facility areas and changing rooms.
    • Level access standard showers are available within the changing area.
    • Level access standard toilets are available within the changing area.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is also available within the standard changing area.

Accessible Toilet (Main)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter the main atrium.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 232cm x 342cm (7ft 7in x 11ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
    • The lateral transfer space is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are not available.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are 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 a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot 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 cannot 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a ceiling track hoist available to access all areas of the toilet.
    • The hoist is attached via hook and loop.

Accessible Toilet (First Floor Viewing Gallery)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and tactile signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is 45m (49yd 8in) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the first floor gallery corridor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 184cm x 246cm (6ft x 8ft 1in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet (Fitness Suite - Male)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the fitness suite entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right along the fitness suite corridor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 238cm x 245cm (7ft 10in x 8ft).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 165cm (5ft 5in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are 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 a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical female toilet available with transfer space on the right.

Accessible Shower (Fitness Suite - Male)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the fitness suite accessible toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 49cm (1ft 7in).
  • Other facilities available include; a sink & alarm.
  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical accessible shower available within the fitness suite female accessible toilet.

Accessible Toilet (Dry Side - Male)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is 34m (37yd 7in) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the dry side changing room.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 104cm (3ft 5in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 278cm x 252cm (9ft 1in x 8ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 190cm (6ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical female toilet available within the female dry side changing rooms.

Accessible Shower (Dry Side - Male)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located within the dry side accessible toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 49cm (1ft 7in).
  • Other facilities available are a sink & alarm.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical adapted shower available within the dry side female accessible toilet.

Accessible Toilet (Wet Side)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is 80m (87yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the wet side changing area.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 320cm x 285cm (10ft 6in x 9ft 4in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 175cm (5ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a ceiling track hoist available to access all areas of the toilet.
    • The hoist is attached via hook and loop.
    • Similar accessible toilets are available throughout the wet side changing area.
    • Dimensions and facilities of these toilets vary.

Accessible Shower (Wet Side)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located within the wet side accessible toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).
  • Other facilities available are a sink & alarm.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is a ceiling track hoist available to access all areas of the shower.
    • The hoist is attached via hook and loop.
    • Similar accessible showers are available within other wet side accessible toilets.

Standard Toilet(s) (Main)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter the main atrium.
    • The female and male toilets are 60m (65yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is an ambulant cubicle and lowered sink available within the standard toilets.
    • Standard toilets are available within all facility areas and changing rooms.

Outside Access (Outdoor Changing Rooms)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the right hand side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is kept locked and alarmed. To use this entrance someone needs to go to reception and ask a member of staff to open it.
    • The outdoor changing rooms can also be accessed from the main entrance via the lifts.

Level Change (Outdoor Changing Rooms)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Standard Changing Room (Outdoor Changing Rooms)

  • The standard changing rooms are located on the lower ground floor, on the far right hand side.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There are 12 standard changing rooms in this area.
    • There are also 4 further changing rooms just above on the ground floor, plus Officials changing rooms.
    • All changing rooms contain level access showers.

Accessible Toilet (Outdoor Changing Area)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and tactile signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Outdoor Changing Rooms entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the far end of the outdoor changing room corridor on the lower ground floor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 197cm x 224cm (6ft 6in x 7ft 4in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 127cm (4ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • This toilet is also 5m from the outside changing area lift.
    • There is also an accessible toilet in the same location on the ground floor, which has a larger cubicle and contains an accessible shower (shown in photograph 2).

Lift (Outdoor Changing Area)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the far right hand side of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.
  • The lift is 25m (27yd 13in) from outdoor changing rooms entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 99cm (3ft).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 99cm x 140cm (3ft x 4ft).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Level Change (Access To The All Weather Pitches)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the Outdoor Changing Room entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located opposite the Outdoor Changing Rooms entrance.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • The slope overcomes the steps mentioned.
    • There are further slopes beyond these to access the artificial pitches.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level (unknown at time of research).