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Gale Farm Surgery

109-119 Front Street, Acomb, York, YO24 3BU

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Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 18:30.
  • Saturday 08:30 - 12:00.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • PLEASE NOTE THE SURGERY OPENS ON ALTERNATE SATURDAYS
    • PLEASE CONTACT FOR APPOINTMENT.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 338cm x 470cm (11ft 1in x 15ft 5in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd) from the main accessible entrance.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) 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 not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played IN RECEPTION.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right of the reception as you enter.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex 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 185cm x 150cm (6ft 1in x 4ft 11in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are not mirrors.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 124cm (4ft 1in) high.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • The accessible toilet serves as a unisex standard toilet also.
    • At the time of the research the waste bin was blocking the lateral transfer.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the rear of the waiting area.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex 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 172cm x 200cm (5ft 8in x 6ft 7in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 104cm (3ft 5in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are not mirrors.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 125cm (4ft 1in) high.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • 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 outside the venue.