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Belfast City Cemetery

Falls Road, Belfast, BT12 6DE

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Comments View
    • The convenient dropoff point is located outside the cemetery office.

Outside Access (Falls Road)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Falls Road)

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

Reception (Cemetery Office)

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access (Cemetery Office)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access (Cemetery Grounds)

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are low.

Level Change (Cemetery Grounds)

  • There is a tarmac path running throughout the cemetery with varying easy and moderate slopes.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located in the cemetery office.
  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 280cm (5ft 7in x 9ft 2in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are 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.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • 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 is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.