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Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre

Snydale Road, Cudworth, South Yorkshire, S72 8LH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a sports hall, squash courts, a fitness suite and the Fayre & Square bar and function rooms at first floor level.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include an athletics track and a soccer pitch.
  • Related link Fayre & Square.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.info/AccessGuide.asp?VenueID=218398&TownID=2171
  • Comments View
    • Please see separate Detailed Access Guide for the Fayre & Square venue.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 15:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Cudworth.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Barnsley.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the side 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 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 510cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 50m (55yd) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 62m (68yd) 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the changing areas and the gym.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located off the main corridor.
    • The fitness suite is 30m (33yd) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is in-house training.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes Braille instructions and wheelchair space.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is not level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • There is additional equipment at a lower level.
    • There are 15+ medium steps between levels.
    • Steps are clearly marked.
    • There are handrails on both sides.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 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 low.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are The Fayre & Square bar/function room.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the left as you face reception.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 310cm (6ft 11in x 10ft 2in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 245cm (8ft).
    • 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not 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 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 towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • 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 medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilets.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located within the adapted toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 53cm (1ft 9in).

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 11m (12yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (16ft 5in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 20m (22yd) from the main hall.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the left as you face reception.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located to the front of venue.