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The Bull

The Lexicon, 56 High Street, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1DP

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 11:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 22:00.

Location

  • The venue is located within The Lexicon.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bracknell.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 162cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 152cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline in front of the entrance (photograph 4).

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the left side of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 92cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right of 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.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The standard height for tables is 71cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • 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 a modern bar menu.
  • Comments View
    • The bar is 116cm high.
    • There are steps to access additional seating as shown in photographs 10 and 11.
    • The steps are located ahead from the main entrance and to the left from the main entrance.
    • There are 4 steps in total to the area/service.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • There are handrail at the steps.
    • The handrail is on both sides.
    • Children are only allowed in the venue until 21.00.

Outside Seating - Right

  • The outside seating is located to the right as you enter the building via the main entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 84cm.
  • The door is single.
  • The door is heavy and is permanently held open.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance.
  • The surface is block paving.
  • The heights of tables range from 68cm - 72cm.
  • The seats are 45cm high.
  • There are chairs with and without armrests.

Outside Seating - Left

  • The outside seating is located to the left as you enter the building via the side entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 92cm.
  • The doors are double.
  • The doors are heavy and open away from you (push).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance.
  • The surface is block paving.
  • Tables are 72cm high.
  • The seats are 45cm high.
  • There are chairs without armrests.

Ground Floor Front Room

  • The room is located to the left as you enter the building via the main entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 71cm.
  • The door is single.
  • The door is heavy and is permanently held open.
  • The height of the tables are 73cm.
  • The height of the seating is 45cm.
  • There are chairs with and without armrests.
  • There are 2 steps to access this room (photographs 4 and 5).
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • The highest step is 17cm.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • 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 medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are a private room for hire and the standard toilets.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the side entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter via the side entrance.
    • 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 staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 240cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 10in).
    • 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 75cm (2ft 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 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 a/are non-infectious waste and sanitary 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 48cm (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 good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • 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 99cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • The height of toilet door is 179cm.
    • Level access to the facility is via the side entrance.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

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