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Chester Boat - The Jackie

The Boating Station, Souters Lane, The Groves, Chester, Chesire, CH1 1SD

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Chester Boat offer daily cruises, themed cruises and private evening charters.
    • The sailing times are variable, please contact the venue for more information.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Chester.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Chester.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Level Change (Souters Lane - Jetty)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down from Souters Lane to the jetty.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down to the jetty.
  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Outside Access (Boat Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Boat Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played depending on events.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Chester Boats have advised that this boat is their least accessible boat and is not accessible for wheelchair users due to the layout however, Lady Diana and Mark twain offer more room.

Level Change (Boat)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down into the boat and up onto the deck.
  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.