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Old Joint Stock Pub

4 Temple Row West, Birmingham, B2 5NY

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Old Joint Stock is a pub and theatre venue.
    • The pub is located on the ground floor and the theatre on the second floor.
    • There are also function rooms on the first floor.
    • For more information on the theatre please see the separate Detailed Access Guide.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Birmingham.
  • 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 Snow Hill.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located in Temple Row West.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 670cm x 190cm (21ft 12in x 6ft 3in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in Temple Row West.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a horizontal strip of Blue Badge parking.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Colmore Row.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Rear Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance from the alleyway.
  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located outside the rear entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the rear entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 85cm x 106cm (2ft 9in x 3ft 6in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 61cm (2ft 0in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is traditional pub meals.
  • Comments View
    • There are seats with armrests in the outdoor seating area.
    • A large print menu could be printed with prior warning.

Other Floors (Balcony Seating Area)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-B.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do not have handrails.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 32m (34yd 2ft) from the rear entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the venue.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from staff at the bar.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 205cm (4ft 3in x 6ft 9in).
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 128cm (4ft 2in) 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the sink is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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 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.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the outdoor seating area at the rear of the building.