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Broadway Plaza

220 Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham, B16 8LP

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Travelodge Hotel, Broadway Casino, Nuffield Health Gym, Odeon Luxe Cinema, Hollywood Bowl, Frankie & Benny's, Costa, Subway, Mulligans (Eatery and Indoor Golf), Ralph's Bar, Dominos, Dixy Chicken, Philpotts, i-Krave, Barclays cash point, and Rock Up (Rock Climbing Gym).

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located via Ladywood Middleway and is under the venue.
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 310cm x 465cm (10ft 2in x 15ft 3in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 1m (3ft 3in) from the lift.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 46m (50yd 11in) from the lift.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Blue Badge Bays are found on level 1 of the Car Park.

Outside Access (Access from Ladywood Middleway)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Ladywood Middleway.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the Plaza is open air, with 6 bollards.
    • The largest gap in the bollards is 4m+ (to the left).
    • The bollards are of a chrome colour and not a good colour contrast with the pavement.

Outside Access (Access from Francis Road)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in Francis Road.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the Plaza is open air with 3 bollards. The largest gap between the bollards is 136cm.
    • The bollards are of a chrome colour and not a good colour contrast with the pavement.

Inside Access

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

Level Change (Plaza)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • Comments View
    • The plaza has 2 split levels.
    • The raised walkway has flat access from either access point, and is where the stairs to the car park are located.
    • The lowered walkway has a moderate slope, and is where the lift and toilets are located.
    • The walkways join together at either end of the plaza.
    • Between the walkways is a central wooden seating area.
    • This area is accessed by 3 medium, clearly marked steps from either walkway
    • The steps do not have handrails.
    • Alternatively, there are 5-6 medium, clearly marked steps at either side of the central area which link the walkways.
    • These steps do have handrails.
    • Step free bench seating is also provided.

Other Floors (Car Park)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, -1, and -2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • The steps between -1 and ground level are not marked.

Lift (Car Park)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located along the lower section of the plaza.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, -1, and -2.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 210cm (3ft 7in x 6ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is good.

Accessible Toilet (Right Hand 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 32m (34yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located along the lowered walkway between the Gym and Cinema.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 a member of security staff if present or by phoning telephone the number on the door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 178cm x 185cm (5ft 10in x 6ft 1in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 106cm (3ft 6in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush 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 fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary and clinical waste disposal units.
    • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 fair.
    • 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 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The baby change table is free standing and may be difficult to move.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located along the lowered walkway between the Gym and the Cinema.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 32m (34yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels in the female and male toilets are good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the female toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.