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BrewDog Canary Wharf

Unit 17, 2 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5RB

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Public Transport and Parking

  • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the venue.
  • The nearest train station is Limehouse.
  • The nearest underground tube station is Canary Wharf.
  • The nearest DLR station is West India Quay.
  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public parking is available within approximately 200m of the venue.
  • The public parking facilities located close to the venue include: Canada Square Car Park.

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
  • Comments View
    • When facing the venue from outside, there is a bridge to the right-hand side with a very slight slope and a lip where it meets the pavement.
    • There is a pedestrian crossing directly outside the entrance.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the venue, facing onto Churchill Place.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Welcome to Brewdog Canary Wharf'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the opening is 160cm.
    • 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 permanently held open.
    • The width of the opening is 184cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
    • There are push pads 100cm to 110cm high either side of the first door that were not working at the time of the survey (March 2024). There is a slight ramp up and down at the threshold to the second set of doors.
    • There is a ramp with a very easy incline.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 5 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • The depth of the steps are 35cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift to access this entrance.
    • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Entrance)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in front of the main entrance.
  • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is medium.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is low.
  • The clear door width is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 106cm x 141cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 8in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Outdoor Seating

  • The outdoor seating is located next to the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the outdoor seating.
  • The distance between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 71cm.
  • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 75cm.
  • There are also high tables, long tables and high stools.
  • The surface height of the highest table is 111cm.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The type of flooring in this area is block paving.
  • Comments View
    • The platform lift is used to access the outside seating area and main venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables can be booked in advance.
    • There is full table service, a bar where food and drink can be ordered and full table service available via an online app.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include: handheld menus, written wall menus and online menus.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does play background music.
    • Background music is played at all times.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is located on the middle till at the bar.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 28/04/2024.
    • The hearing loop was working at the time of testing.
    • There is a portable card machine available for payment.
    • There is a "Beer to Go" Fridge located to the left of the bar at the foot of the stairs.
      The heights of the shelves in the fridge vary between 67cm and 173cm.
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 110cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
    • The type of flooring in this area is tiles and metal.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Lighting levels can be adjusted by a member of staff upon request.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • There are some tables which are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The height between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 70cm.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 75cm.
    • The surface height of the highest table is 112cm.
    • Some tables are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • In this area there are high tables, long tables, booths, bench seats and high stools.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet, tiles and metal.
    • There is flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • Lighting levels can be adjusted by a member of staff upon request.
    • Lighting levels may be lower in the evening.
  • Comments View
    • There are two Zoom rooms at the far end of the venue on the right with a door width of 75cm and a 13cm step up at the threshold of the door.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located towards the rear of the building to the left-hand side.
      The walkway to the toilet has a minimum width of 120cm but it was narrowed further by stock at time of the survey (March 2024). The lighting on the approach to the accessible toilet is very low.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 49m (53yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is low.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is medium.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is high.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 166cm x 242cm (5ft 5in x 7ft 11in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a sanitary bin and a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is high.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is low.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and nappy/incontinence items bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest and a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is low.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is high.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is not a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • There is a handheld soap dispenser available.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 115cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is medium.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 86cm.

Step(s) (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) located to the rear of the venue, to the left of the bar.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access the standard toilets on the upper level.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • The depth of the steps are 25cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are not easy to grip.
  • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low to moderate.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located on the first floor.
    • There is stepped access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 41m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is low.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There is a/are horizontal wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The ambulant toilet in the male toilet was out of order (March 2024).