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Saint Bees Beach Car Park Public Toilets

Saint Bees Beach Car Park, Firth Drive, Saint Bees, Cumbria, CA27 0EY

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Public Toilets

  • Location and Access to Toilets View
    • These facilities are located within a toilet block.
    • The toilet block is located adjacent to the car park.
    • The type of toilet facilities located here are; accessible toilet(s) and female and male standard toilets.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the accessible toilet facilities.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the female and male standard toilets.
    • The access to toilets is via; manual door(s).
    • There is not a charge for use of the toilet(s).
  • Parking View
    • The toilet block is located within a public car park.
    • On site Blue Badge parking is available.
  • Additional Information View
    • The toilets are not staffed.

Access To (Toilet Block)

  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope leads from the car park to the toilet block.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • The accessible toilet surveyed is for the sole use of disabled people.
  • This accessible toilet is located at the front of the block, on the right before the male toilets.
  • There is ramped/sloped access to the accessible toilet.
  • This is a shared toilet.
  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
  • The key is a radar key.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The door is heavy.
  • The door is locked by a locking handle.
  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 196cm x 188cm (6ft 5in x 6ft 2in).
  • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
  • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is an emergency alarm.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
  • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
  • There is a/are open waste paper bin disposal units.
  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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.
  • 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 next to the toilet.
  • The toilet has a cistern.
  • There is a toilet roll holder.
  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • 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).
  • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • Taps do not have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
  • There is a soap dispenser.
  • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the soap dispenser is 85cm.
  • There is not a towel dispenser.
  • 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 103cm (3ft 5in).
  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
  • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The male toilet is located at the front of the block, to the right.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the toilet(s).
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 87cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are available in the toilet that was surveyed.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 90cm.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The female toilet is located at the front of the block, to the left.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the toilet(s).
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is poor.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • It was not possible to access the female toilet.