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Moor Lane Youth Centre

Wains Road, York, YO24 2TX

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a hall, meeting rooms, IT suites, a kitchen and social area.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a tarmac five-a-side pitch and a grassed area with picnic table.

Opening Times

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.
  • Comments View
    • Different groups use the building, so opening times vary according to their use.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is York.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 602cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • The bell is at the second set of doors.
    • The second set of doors is opened from inside by staff once bell has been pressed.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is seating in the reception area (photograph 2), and between the two sets of doors (photograph 3).
    • The seats do not have armrests.

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.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the building, during some events and sessions.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a pool table and table football in the main corridor.
    • The fixed loop system is in the hall.
    • A portable infrared system is also available on request.

Kitchen Area

  • The kitchen area is to the front right of building.
  • The height of the kitchen worktop is 92cm.
  • There is clear pictoral signage on cupboard doors to show where plates, glasses etc. are stored.
  • There are overhead and floor level cupboards.
  • The height to floor level cupboard handles is 85cm.
  • There is a sink.
  • The height to the sink is 91cm.
  • The taps are twist/turn mixer.
  • There is a cooker with hob.
  • The height to the hob is 92cm.
  • The height to the cooker controls is 82cm.
  • The height to oven door handles is 73cm.
  • There is a fridge freezer.
  • The height to fridge freezer door handles is 78cm.
  • There are disposal facilities.
  • The nearest table is 9m from the main entrance.
  • The clear height from the floor to the tables is 71cm.
  • There are sofas and chairs in the seating area of the kitchen.
  • Some of the seating has armrests on one side.
  • There is a breakfast bar.
  • The height of the breakfast bar is 92cm.
  • There are high level chairs at the breakfast bar.
  • The height of the high level chairs is 74cm.

Hall

  • The Hall is accessed by double doors which open towards you (pull) and are heavy.
  • The clear door width is 142cm.
  • There are basketball hoops in the hall.
  • The floor has a shiny polished wooden surface.
  • There are wall mounted speakers.
  • The hall is used by community groups for large meeting and social events.

Rooms

  • There are a number of rooms which can be used by groups using the centre.
  • Each room is accessed by a single door which opens away from you (push) and is heavy.
  • The clear door width is 73cm.
  • Room 6 has computers and a meeting table.
  • The height of the computer desks is 78cm.
  • Height adjustable chairs available.
  • Some of the other rooms have meeting tables and chairs.
  • The clear height of the meeting tables is 69cm.
  • Some of the chairs have armrests.
  • Some of the rooms have sofas.
  • Some of the sofas have armrests to either side.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the building, beyond the kitchen.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 202cm x 238cm (6ft 8in x 7ft 10in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not 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 not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • 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 external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 98cm (3ft 3in).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right of the building, off the hall.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the front right of the building, beyond the kitchen.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available 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 in the grounds of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Some staff have some training in Makaton.
    • The youth group works around meeting the needs of the individuals being worked with.
    • A mobile hoist is available by arrangement.