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Bracken Hall Countryside Centre

Glen Road, Baildon, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD17 5EA

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Shipley.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Opening Times (Weekends)

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday Closed.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 16:00.
  • Comments View
    • The wildlife friendly garden is always open.
    • Opening times vary throughout the week according to events taking place. See the website or contact the venue for details.

Opening Times (Week days)

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.
  • Comments View
    • The wildlife friendly garden is always open.
    • Opening times vary throughout the week according to events taking place. See the website or contact the venue for details.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located near the entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There is some parking available on the grassland opposite the venue.

Outside Access (Glen Road)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • 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 83cm (2ft 9in).

Level Change (Glen Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the roadway to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a gated pathway to the entrance. The minimum width of the gateway is 89 cm.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are not trained to use the system.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a moderate ramp leading to the classroom at the rear of the museum.

Museum

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the rear of the venue.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 154cm x 160cm (5ft 1in x 5ft 3in).
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • 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 is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • The drop down rail is on the transfer side.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.