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Equality Together - Manningham Mills Community Centre

Lilycroft Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 5BD

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About this venue

Our Charter The charter outlines the main objectives of Equality Together. The objects are restricted to the following for the benefit of the public: To provide the relief of all people who by reason of their disability, age, infirmity, sickness, social or economic circumstances, caring responsibilities, or who are socially excluded for other reasons, face barriers to accessing, or have a need of, health, social care or other related community services; and To promote education and provide information, advice, support and training, which will enable such people to: respond to issues of concern and interest related to their care help them to meet their needs; and participate more fully in society and more specifically within their local communities

Access Guide

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Silk Hall, Chaat Café, Live Well and Safe, Made In Manningham, Thrift Shop, Board Room/ Training Room and counselling rooms.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Mind the Gap Theatre Group.

Opening Times (Equality Together - Manningham Community Centre)

  • Monday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • The building may be open in the evenings and at weekends according to booked events.

Opening Times (Live Well and Safe)

  • Monday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • Appointments for this service can be made outside the standard opening times.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bradford Interchange.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Patent Street Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Patent Street.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available within the car park.
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 220cm x 600cm (7ft 3in x 19ft 8in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Patent Street.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Patent Street.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The standard parking bays are marked widthway only.

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 157cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested on 06/10/2022.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • The touch screen is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

Inside Access

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

Eating and Drinking (Listers Cafe)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located ahead and to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 45cm (1ft 6in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Entrance (Live Well and Safe)

  • This information is for the entrance located immediately to the left from the main entrance.
  • 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) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Live Well and Safe

  • Live Well and Safe are an Independent Living Centre who offer assessments and advice for people living with disabilities and sensory needs.
  • They have an equipment shop and demonstration space and wheelchairs for short-term hire.
  • They also have an in house Occupational Therapist.
  • The following link will provide additional further information:
  • https://equalitytogether.org.uk/get-support/live-well-safe-bradford/#independent.

Entrance (Thrift Shop)

  • This information is for the entrance located immediately to the right from the main entrance.
  • 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) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Thrift Shop

  • There is sufficient room for a wheelchair to manoeuvre within the shop.
  • The height of the payment desk is 90cm.

Toilet with Adaptations

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located ahead and to the right from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 width of the accessible toilet door is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 223cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 4in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary and clinical waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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 left.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf has the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is at a height of 93cm.
    • The shelf is not located where it is reachable.
    • 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a good colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested 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 close to the adjacent playing field.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level 6.
  • Home visits / services are not available.