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Arthur Terry Sports Centre

Kittoe Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B74 4RZ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Pulse Point gym with 20 stations.
  • Comments View
    • Starter programmes are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
    • A sports hall is available for 5-a-side football, badminton and cricket.
    • The gymnasium is suitable for fitness classes and martial arts classes.

Opening Times

  • Monday 17:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 17:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 17:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 17:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 17:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 17:00 - 22:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 13:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Four Oak.
  • The venue is not 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 Four Oaks Rail.

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 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 330cm x 489cm (10ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 39m (43yd) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 45m (49yd) 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • 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 a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in front of the venue.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open both ways.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the main entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the main entrance.
  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are in the centre.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the fitness suite.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on right as you enter the main entrance.
    • The fitness suite is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are light.
    • The opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the centre of the venue.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 7m (22ft 12in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 98cm x 170cm (3ft 3in x 5ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • Comments View
    • The lift leads from the entrance to the changing rooms and sports hall.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located in the male standard changing room.
  • The accessible changing room is 19m (21yd) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room is 21m (23yd) from the fitness suite.
  • The accessible changing room is 15m (16yd) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 280cm x 300cm (9ft 2in x 9ft 10in).
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are handrails.
  • Other facilities available are a drop down rail,slip seat and coat hook.
  • There is level access to the changing room.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the centre of the venue.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 190cm x 180cm (6ft 3in x 5ft 11in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • 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 hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located in the male standard changing room.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails, a shower chair and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 46cm (1ft 6in).
  • Other facilities available are a drop down rail.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Changing Room (Male)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 9m (29ft 6in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 14m (15yd) from the fitness suite.
  • The standard changing rooms are located at the rear of the venue.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located in the male standard changing room.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.