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Gate House

Waterloo Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 3AD

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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.
  • The nearest mainline station is Blackpool South.

COVID-19 Information

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is 5m from the venue's entrance.
    • The convenient dropoff point is located in the car park.

Outside Access (the car park)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (the car park)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located adjacent to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

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.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (19ft 8in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located adjacent to the foyer.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 215cm x 205cm (7ft 1in x 6ft 9in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 65cm (2ft 2in).
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 130cm (4ft 3in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 106cm (3ft 6in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
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Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.