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One Leisure St Neots

Barford Road, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2SA

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The swimming pool is located in a different building next to the centre.
    • Please see the separate guide for the swimming pool for more details.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 22:00.
  • Friday 06:30 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 21:00.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is St Neots.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of the centre.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 335cm x 462cm (10ft 12in x 15ft 2in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

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(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 101cm (3ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • There are identical doors to exit the centre to the right of the entrance (shown in photograph 4).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are book and pay machines located opposite the desk, with a touch screen 125cm high (shown in photograph 3).
    • There are turnstiles, 60cm wide, next to the desk (photograph 4).
    • Wheelchair users can use the gaps to the right of the turnstiles, 117cm wide (photographs 5 and 6).

Outside Access (Outdoor Pitches Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the main entrance as you face it.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).

Level Change (Outdoor Pitches Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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 centre.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the sports hall.
    • Photograph 2 shows the touch pad operated automatic doors leading into the sports hall off the main corridor.

Eating and Drinking (Cafe Zest)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located on the right hand side of the centre, off the corridor leading to Studio 1.
  • Full table service is not 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.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.
    • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.
    • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00.
    • Friday 10:00 - 18:00.
    • Saturday 10:00 - 19:00.
    • Sunday 10:00 - 19:00.

Fitness Suite (Impressions)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located at the rear of the centre, at the end of the corridor containing the male and accessible changing rooms.
    • The fitness suite is 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • Level access is by lift.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are single.
    • The opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • A number of staff have received IFI Mark standard Disability Equality Training.
    • IFI accredited equipment is available.
    • For example: treadmill, upright cycle, recumbent cycle and upper body multi-station.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is a card reader, 102cm high at the entrance to the fitness suite.
    • A membership card is required to access the suite.
    • Some of the apparatus has Braille markings.

Other Floors (Impressions)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G,M.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (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 further weights and fitness apparatus.
  • Comments View
    • All of the equipment on the mezzanine level is also available on the ground floor.
    • People who cannot make the stairs are given priority on the ground floor equipment.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located off the corridor on the far side of the sports hall, leading to Impressions.
  • The facility is 23m (25yd 6in) from the main entrance.
  • The door opens by sliding.
  • The width of the door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 169cm x 440cm (5ft 7in x 14ft 5in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 107cm (3ft 6in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 47cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
  • The accessible changing room has a ceiling tracking hoist.
  • There is a changing bench.
  • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
  • The length of the bench is 163cm (5ft 4in).
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and handrails.
  • Comments View
    • This changing room also contains a baby change table, 103cm high when extended (shown in photograph 4).
    • There are wheelchair accessible lockers available in the corridor directly outside the changing room (shown in photograph 5).
    • The hoist was out of use at the time of the survey, but was due to be back in use imminently.

Standard Changing Room (Male)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the sports hall.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the corridor on the far side of the sports hall.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • The female changing room is located in the Beauty Studio area, at the far end of corridor to the right past reception, 45 metres from the main entrance.
    • There are also team changing rooms located just past the toilets to the right past reception, by the Outside Pitches entrance.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the corridor to the right past reception.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 224cm x 192cm (7ft 4in x 6ft 4in).
    • 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 148cm (4ft 10in).
    • 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 clinical waste, sanitary, open waste paper bin and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • 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 49cm (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 height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 104cm (3ft 5in).
    • 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 good.
    • 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 fair.
    • 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 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • There is also a toilet in the accessible changing room.

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.
  • This service cannot be requested.