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Cudworth Methodist Church

Barnsley Road, Cudworth, South Yorkshire, S72 8SU

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in September 2021.
  • There is not a member of staff available at the entrance.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are hand held.
  • The height of the hand sanitiser is 80cm.
  • Hand sanitisers are available inside the venue.
  • There are hand sanitisers on the charity shop counter.
  • There is not a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • Toilets are available.
  • The venue is not certified with the 'We’re Good To Go’ COVID-19 industry standard.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Wesley Hall and kitchen.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a charity shop.
  • Comments View
    • Wesley hall is used by local community groups for various activities including Chatty Café, Scouts, badminton, line dancing, majorettes and a coffee morning.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Barnsley.

Opening Times (Church and Wesley Hall)

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

Opening Times (Charity Shop)

  • Monday 09:00 - 14:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 14:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 14:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 14:00.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 230cm x 450cm (7ft 7in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 166cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • There are double gates that open towards you in front of the entrance.
    • These gates are 175cm wide and are permanently held open when the church or hall are in use.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested on 01/09/2021.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • All of the doors in the venue are at least 75cm wide.
    • The doors leading to the church and to Wesley Hall are permanently held open when they are in use.
    • The hearing loop is available in the church and Wesley Hall.
    • Photographs 5, 6, 7 and 8 show the kitchen at the rear of Wesley Hall.
    • The kitchen is fitted with standard base and wall units, two sinks with lever mixer taps, two gas cookers with electric ovens, dishwasher and a microwave oven.
    • Photograph 9 shows the wheelchair available to borrow whilst at the venue.

Church

  • The church is located ahead and to the left as you enter.
  • Any of the chairs to the left and right of the aisle can be moved to accommodate a wheelchair.

Accessible Toilet (Left Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the Foyer to the left of the Entrance.
    • 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 outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 190cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 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 65cm (2ft 2in).
    • 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 not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • 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 not 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • 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 not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the Accessible Toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 117cm (3ft 10in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Outside Access (Charity Shop)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the church.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 78cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Charity Shop

  • The counter is located to the right as you enter the shop.
  • The height of the counter is 87cm.
  • There is sufficient room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The staff in the shop are trained in British Sign Language to level 1.

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents are 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 in the Car Park Area.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are available.