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Thornton Methodist Church

1 Chapel Street, Thornton, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD13 3JR

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Thornton.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Bradford Interchange.

Opening Times

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Chapel Street - Accessible Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Chapel Street - Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located off Chapel Street leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Outside Access (Chapel Street)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Chapel Street)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located off Chapel Street leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The steps are located within the entrance leading into the foyer.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the entrance.
  • 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 twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 182cm x 219cm (5ft 12in x 7ft 2in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • 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 both sides.
    • 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 not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 131cm (4ft 4in).
    • 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 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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.
    • One standard toilet serves both male and female.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.