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Old Forge

Main Street, Upper Poppleton, York, YO26 6EQ

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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 Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

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

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 250cm x 610cm (8ft 2in x 20ft 0in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 9m (29ft 6in) from the main accessible entrance.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Street)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Main Street)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from Main Street to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 195cm (6ft 5in).

Reception

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the waiting room as you enter.
  • 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 148cm x 218cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 2in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 144cm (4ft 9in).
    • 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 not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.
    • At the time of research the waste bin was blocking the lateral transfer.

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 outside the venue.