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Cambourne Fitness and Sports Centre

Back Lane, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire, CB23 6FY

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Opening Times

  • Monday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:00.

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Gym and Sports Hall.

Location

  • There is not 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.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot booked in advance.
    • There is/are 10 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 260cm x 350cm (8ft 6in x 11ft 6in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the Main Entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the Main Entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

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.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 138cm.
    • 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) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 130cm.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) 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 moderate to good.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There are turnstiles with a width of 57cm and a gate with a width of 100cm next to the reception desk.
    • These require a swipe card to access, although the gate can be opened by the staff at the reception desk.

Inside Access

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

Entrance (Sports Hall)

  • This information is for the entrance located just off the reception area.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • 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 door opening is 145cm.

Sports Hall

  • The sports hall is located opposite the reception desk.
  • The hall is available for hire.

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 moderate to good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located off the main corridor, before the stairs.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the Main Entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 130cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is moderate to good.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • The fitness suite is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • Level access is by lift.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The opening is 150cm wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is in house training by EveryoneActive.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes free weights, adapted rower and hand cycle.
    • A portable hearing assistance system is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Accessible Changing Room (Unisex)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located off the main corridor.
  • The facility is 13m (14yd 8in) from the Main Entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 260cm x 380cm (8ft 6in x 12ft 6in).
  • The toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 186cm (6ft 1in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 45cm (1ft 6in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • The locker is within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails, a flip-down seat and a fixed seat.
  • The height of the seat is 45cm (1ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a baby change flip down unit within the changing room.
    • The height of the baby change unit is 75cm when extended.

Standard Changing Room (Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the Main Entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the Sports Hall.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the main corridor.
  • 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.

Standard Changing Room (Male)

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the Sports Hall.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the main corridor.
  • 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.

Toilet with Adaptations

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located within the accessible changing room.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the standard female changing rooms.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the Main Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the female toilets are moderate to good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the standard female changing rooms.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the male toilets are moderate to good.

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Home visits / services are not available.