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Clissold Leisure Centre

63 Clissold Road, London, N16 9EX

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Getting Here

Opening Times

  • Opening times do vary depending on timetabling.
  • Comments View
    • Different venue facilities are available at different times of day. Please refer to the website for further information.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Reception.
  • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people who may feel scared or at risk.

Public Parking

  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Clissold Road.
    • The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 350cm x 460cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bays vary in size.
    • There are not parking charges for the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment term signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for unlimited only.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Standard on street parking is available.
    • The standard on street parking is located on Clissold Road.
  • Public Car Park View
    • There is not a car park for public use within approximately 200m (219yd).
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac and concrete tiles.
    • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
    • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 107cm.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 90cm.
    • The bollards have a visual identification band.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the right-hand side of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Entrance'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the opening is 86cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the opening is 86cm.
    • There are separate entrance and exit doors. There is a manual door at the side that can be utilised for wheelchair access. It is locked. Staff will open it if it is required. The automatic doors have the appearance of revolving doors but are not revolving doors.

Inside Access

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the building via lift(s).
    • There is not a/are not door(s) in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • The type of flooring throughout is tiles and laminate.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There are mats on the floor that might be perceived as holes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs and lift.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music/sound.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located directly ahead after the entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are moderate to good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 110cm.
    • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • There is a touch screen.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided in the reception area.
    • Music is played in some areas.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is tiles.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There are mats on the floor that might be perceived as holes.
    • There are two separate desks in the reception area.
  • Reception Seating Area View
    • There is a seating area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the seating area is unobstructed.
    • There are bench seats available.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
    • Access from reception to all the facilities is via automatic gates that have a maximum width of 120cm There are separate exit gates, also with a maximum width of 120cm.

Casual seating area

  • There is a casual seating area on the ground floor adjacent to the café. It is approximately 25m from reception. There are chairs with armrests and a sofa. The table heights are 74cm and 45cm.

Creche ground floor

  • There is a creche located just to the right after the main entrance.

Eating and Drinking (Hoxton Beach Cafe)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the café.
    • The café is located on the ground floor to the right of reception.
    • There is step-free access to the café.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables cannot be booked in advance.
    • There is a counter where food and drink can be ordered.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include: written wall menus.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system .
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 100cm.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • The majority of tables are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 65cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • In this area there are long tables, armchairs and bench seats.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood and laminate.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Adjacent to the Cafe)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on the ground floor adjacent to the cafe.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the reception.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 180cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 11in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side (on top of the cistern).
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the left.
    • There is not a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 155cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a wall which acts as a backrest.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist turn mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 80cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.

Standard Toilet(s) (Adjacent to the cafe)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located on the ground floor.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m from the Reception.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 82cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

Parent and Baby Room (Adjacent to the cafe)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located on the ground floor.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 25m from the Reception.
  • There is step-free access into the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 80cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is twist/turn.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There is seat, with straps, available in the room.
    • The seat is fixed to the wall.

Swimming Pool (Training Pool)

  • There is a lifeguard for the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 6 steps.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • There is a platform lift for the pool.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is hydraulic.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is not a wet side chair available.
  • Seating around the pool includes; chairs without armrests.
  • There is an emergency alarm at poolside.
  • The training pool is 25 metres long and has a moveable floor that can go from a beach affect through to 1.5 metres deep. The other end of the pool is 1 metre deep.

Changing Area (Training pool)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located on the ground floor after reception.
    • The changing area is approximately 40m from the reception.
    • There is step-free access to the changing area.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard changing rooms/cubicles, standard showers, an accessible toilet and standard toilets.
    • This is a male changing area.
    • Similar female changing area(s) are available.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is tiles.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are not changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are lockers within the changing area.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are moderate to good.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the shower facilities.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 200cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower(s).
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • The lighting levels in the toilet(s) are moderate to good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are not available.
    • There are separate individual shower cubicles available. There are similar changing facilities available for the Main Pool and the Training pools.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Training pool Male changing area)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located within the male changing area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the reception.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The door opens inwards (automatically).
    • The door is push pad or push button activated.
    • The push pad or push button is 95cm from floor level.
    • The door is locked by a push button or pad.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is fair.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 310cm (6ft 7in x 10ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • 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 flush, however it is not on the transfer side (on top of the cistern).
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 107cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf has the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is at a height of 100cm.
    • The shelf is not located where it is reachable.
    • The toilet does not have a backrest or a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist turn mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 87cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.
  • Accessible Shower View
    • The shower does have an unobstructed minimum 150cm x 150cm turning space.
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The adjustable shower head can be placed between 105cm and 185cm when mounted.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The seat/chair is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • Horizontal and/or dropdown rails are available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • The colour contrast between the shower rails and wall is good.
    • There is a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • The colour contrast between the vertical grab rail(s) for the shower and wall is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the shower.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
  • Comments View
    • There is an overhead tracking hoist located in the facility that covers the whole area.

Swimming Pool (Main pool)

  • There is a lifeguard for the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 5 steps.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is manual.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is not a wet side chair available.
  • There is an emergency alarm at poolside.

Swimming Pool (Toddler's pool)

  • There is a lifeguard for the swimming pool.
  • There is a ramped entrance into the water.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 5 steps.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going down.
  • There is an emergency alarm at poolside.
  • The toddler's pool is for the under 5s. It has water features and soft toys available. The toddler's pool is located within the same area as the main swimming pool.

Changing Area (Main pool and Health suite)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located on the ground floor.
    • The changing area is approximately 40m from the reception.
    • There is step-free access to the changing area.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard changing rooms/cubicles, standard showers and standard toilets.
    • This is a male changing area.
    • Similar female changing area(s) are available.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is tiles.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are lockers within the changing area.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are moderate to good.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the shower facilities.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 210cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower(s).
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • The lighting levels in the toilet(s) are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Male Changing Main Pool and Health suite)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located within the main pool male changing area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the Reception.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The door opens inwards (automatically).
    • The door is push pad or push button activated.
    • The push pad or push button is 95cm from floor level.
    • The door is locked by a push button or pad.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is fair.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 195cm x 220cm (6ft 5in x 7ft 3in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side (on top of the cistern).
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the left.
    • There is not a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 98cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf has the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is at a height of 82cm.
    • The shelf is not located where it is reachable.
    • The toilet does not have a backrest or a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist turn mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 90cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.
  • Comments View
    • There is an overhead hoist that covers the entire area.

Sauna (Health Suite Steam Room and Jacuzzi)

  • There is step free access to the sauna.
  • The door opens towards you (pull).
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm.
  • The sauna does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • The sauna has individual seats with armrests.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the sauna.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Health Suite)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the building near to the Main pool.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the Reception.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception or staff member.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 270cm (7ft 3in x 8ft 10in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side (on top of the cistern).
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the left.
    • There is not a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet does not have a backrest or a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist turn mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 110cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Accessible Shower View
    • The shower does have an unobstructed minimum 150cm x 150cm turning space.
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The adjustable shower head can be placed between 105cm and 185cm when mounted.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The seat/chair is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 55cm (1ft 10in).
    • Horizontal and/or dropdown rails are available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • The colour contrast between the shower rails and wall is good.
    • There is a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • The colour contrast between the vertical grab rail(s) for the shower and wall is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the shower.

Mezzanine Studio Room

  • The studio room is accessed via double doors that open inwardly.
  • The doors are 160cm wide.
  • The layout of this room is dependent on the activities taking place.

External Terrace Gym Area

  • There is an external patio gym area with a rowing machine, cardio equipment, and 6 treadmills.
  • This area is accessed via a glazed door that is 85cm wide.

Fitness Suite (First Floor)

  • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
  • The fitness suite is staffed when open.
  • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
  • Level access is by lift.
  • The doors are manual.
  • The door opening width is 200cm.
  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
  • There is not level access to all of the equipment.
  • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes; upper body machines where fixed seats can be removed, cable resistance machines and free weights.
  • The type of flooring in the fitness suite is carpet and laminate.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Changing Area (Fitness Centre Changing Room - First Floor)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located on the first floor next to fitness suite.
    • The changing area is approximately 15m from the Lift.
    • There is step-free access to the changing area, via lift.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard showers, an accessible toilet and standard toilets.
    • This is a male changing area.
    • Similar female changing area(s) are available.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is tiles.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are lockers within the changing area.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are moderate to good.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the shower facilities.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 190cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower(s).
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 52cm.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • The lighting levels in the toilet(s) are moderate to good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are not available.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Fitness Suite Changing Room)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located within the fitness suite changing area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Lift.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet, via lift.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 240cm x 200cm (7ft 10in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 156cm (5ft 1in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side (on top of the cistern).
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf has the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is at a height of 93cm.
    • The shelf is not located where it is reachable.
    • The toilet does not have a backrest or a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 69cm (2ft 3in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist turn mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 90cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Accessible Shower View
    • The shower does have an unobstructed minimum 150cm x 150cm turning space.
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The adjustable shower head can be placed between 105cm and 185cm when mounted.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The seat/chair is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • Horizontal and/or dropdown rails are available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • The colour contrast between the shower rails and wall is fair.
    • There is a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • The colour contrast between the vertical grab rail(s) for the shower and wall is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the shower.

studio first floor

  • There is a studio room located on the first floor.
  • This room is accessed after the entrance to the fitness centre on the first floor.

Squash courts

  • The squash Courts are located on the Mezzanine floor and are accessed via a glazed door that is 75cm wide.
  • There is an alarm located at the entrance in the hallway.

Group Cycle (basement)

  • Group cycle is located in the basement approximately 4m from the lift.
  • It is accessed via a single glazed door with an extension leaf that can open to a maximum width of 135cm.

Free Weights (basement)

  • There is a free weights section in the basement.
  • There is level access to this facility via the lift.
  • This area is open plan and there is no entry door.

Viewing gallery For Main pool Mezzanine floor

  • The main pool viewing area is accessed via a glazed door that opens both ways.
  • The width of the entrance is 120cm.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair to turn in front of the seats. There are stairs to the rear galleried seats.
  • The stairs are 20cm high and 32cm deep.
  • The stairs have a non-slip edging.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located in the centre of the venue, next to the lifts.
    • The stairs are approximately 18m from the entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There are manual, double doors which may be difficult to open to enter and exit the stairwell on the basement floor.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are First, mezzanine, ground and basement.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 20cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the centre of the venue.
  • The lift was out of use at the time of the survey.
  • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Basement, ground floor, Mezzanine and First floors.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • Comments View
    • The lifts were out of service at the time of the survey (June 2022).

Main Sports Hall (basement)

  • The Main Sports Hall is available with level access via the lift.
  • Doors into the hall are double width and open towards you.
  • The entrance width is 216cm.
  • The layout of this room is dependent on the activities taking place.

Changing Area (Basement)

  • Changing Area View
    • There is a/are changing area(s) available.
    • The changing area that was surveyed is located in the basement area next to main sports hall.
    • The changing area is approximately 20m from the Lift.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the changing area.
    • The facilities available within the changing area include; standard showers, an accessible toilet, standard toilets and baby change facilities.
    • This is a male changing area.
    • Similar female changing area(s) are available.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 106cm.
    • The type of flooring in the changing area is tiles.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the changing area.
    • There are changing benches or seats within the changing area.
    • There are lockers within the changing area.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • The lighting levels in the changing area are moderate to good.
    • There is a gentle slope immediately after the entrance door.
  • Shower Facilities View
    • Shower facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the shower facilities.
    • The shower head height(s) is/are fixed.
    • The height of the shower head(s) is/are 195cm.
    • The shower control type(s) is/are push.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower(s).
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower(s).
    • A vertical wall mounted rail is available on the right-hand side of the flip down shower seat.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • Toilet facilities are available.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • The lighting levels in the toilet(s) are moderate to good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are available.
    • Baby changing facilities are located in the changing area.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 70cm.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Basement Changing Area)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located within the basement changing area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Lift.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a male toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 92cm (3ft).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 212cm x 300cm (6ft 11in x 9ft 10in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side (on top of the cistern).
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the right.
    • There is not a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet does not have a backrest or a cistern.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist turn mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 90cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.
  • Accessible Shower View
    • The shower does have an unobstructed minimum 150cm x 150cm turning space.
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The adjustable shower head can be placed between 105cm and 185cm when mounted.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The seat/chair is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • Horizontal and/or dropdown rails are available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • The colour contrast between the shower rails and wall is fair.
    • There is not a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the shower.