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Birch Hill Hockey Club

Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7ZD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include full size astro turf, 3 football pitches, free use football and basketball court and a children's play area.

COVID-19 Information

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Bracknell.
  • 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 Bracknell.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the front 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 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

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 towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 142cm (4ft 8in) 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 entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Access to Hockey Pitch)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down to the pitch.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down to the pitch.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is low.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the bar, Fit Box and standard toilets.

Fitness Suite (The Fit Box)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • The fitness suite is 6m (19ft 8in) from the stairs.
    • There is not level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are not doors into the fitness suite.
  • 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.

Restaurant Bar Internal

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Once inside, there is not level access to the service.
  • Food is not available from the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 14m (15yd) from the stairs.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 58cm (1ft 11in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 58cm (1ft 11in).
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.