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Stormont Estate

Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3XX

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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.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times and please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 280cm x 400cm (9ft 2in x 13ft 1in).
  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 designated parking bays in front of the Upper Newtownards Road entrance and 2 in the car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Upper Newtownards Road)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are paths running throughout the estate with varying easy and moderate slopes.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located off Prince of Wales Avenue.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 165cm x 240cm (5ft 5in x 7ft 10in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 170cm (5ft 7in).
    • 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.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 130cm (4ft 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessib;e toilet.
    • There are also accessible and standard toilets available in the adventure playground and off Massey Avenue.

Standard Toilet(s)