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Freedom Leisure

Manor Leisure Centre Station Road, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, PE7 1UA

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Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Friday 06:30 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:00.

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Whittlesea.

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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 354cm x 490cm (11ft 7in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 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 cobbled.
    • 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 ramped/sloped 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 127cm.
    • 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 125cm.
    • 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 in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 7m (7yd 1ft) 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 good.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the turnstile is 54cm wide.
    • The accessible entrance is 91cm wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the fitness suite.
  • Motorised scooters are welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the right of the reception lobby.
    • The fitness suite is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 82cm wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • No staff have received IFI Mark standard Disability Equality Training.
    • IFI accredited equipment is available.
    • For example: treadmill, upright cycle, recumbent cycle and leg extension.
    • 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.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • 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.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is not a wet side chair available.
  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 5 steps.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

Level Change (Swimming Pool Spectating Seating)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the spectator seating.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There are also other steps on either side of the seats.
    • They are medium height and have no hand rails.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Fitness Suite.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located directly past the reception turnstiles.
  • 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
    • There is a similar female standard changing room directly opposite.

Accessible Changing Room (Male Changing Room)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located at the rear of the male changing room.
  • The accessible changing room is located in the male changing room.
  • There is an identical facility in the female changing room.
  • The facility is 27m (29yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 265cm x 170cm (8ft 8in x 5ft 7in).
  • The toilet does not 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 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is not 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 a changing bench.
  • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
  • The facility changing bench height is fixed.
  • The length of the bench is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails, a shower chair and a flip-down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 56cm (1ft 10in).

Accessible Changing Room (Pool Side)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located pool side.
  • The facility is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 277cm x 268cm (9ft 1in x 8ft 10in).
  • The toilet does not 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 199cm (6ft 6in).
  • 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 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • 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 not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • 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 191cm (6ft 3in).
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head.

Toilet with Adaptations

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the park to the right of the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.