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Stockton on the Forest Village Hall

Sandy Lane, Stockton on the Forest, York, YO32 9UR

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a village hall, a meeting room and a function room.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include 2 petanque terrains and a petanque clubhouse.

Opening Times

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

Location

  • There is 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 in front of and to both sides 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 262cm x 380cm (8ft 7in x 12ft 6in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 46m (50yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 Blue Badge bays next to the entrance.
    • These bays are accessible to wheelchair users without assistance.
    • There are a further 2 Blue Bage bays at far end of main car park.
    • These bays are accessible to wheelchair users with assistance due to a ramp/slope on the approach.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in).

Outside Access (Kitchen Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 single.
    • The door(s) is / are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 72cm (2ft 4in).

Level Change (Kitchen Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 124cm (4ft 1in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played during some events, throughout the building.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Main Hall

  • The main hall is straight ahead as you enter from the main entrance.
  • The main hall is accessed by double doors which open towards you.
  • The clear door width is 143cm.
  • There is seating.
  • The seats do not have armrests.
  • There is a stage to the far left of the hall as you enter.
  • The stage is accessed via 4 deep, unmarked, portable steps with a handrail on the right going up.
  • Alternatively the stage can be accessed via 5 medium height steps to either side of the stage.
  • The medium height steps are located beyond backstage doors on either side of the stage.
  • These steps have handrail on right.
  • The doors to the backstage area open away from you (push), are light, and have a clear door width of 71cm.

Meeting Room

  • There is a meeting room to the left of the stage, beyond the left hand backstage door.
  • The meeting room is accessed via a single door which opens away from you (push), is light and has a clear door width of 72cm.
  • There is a table and chairs.
  • The chairs do not have armrests.
  • The table has a clear height from the floor of 68cm.

Long Hall

  • The Long Hall is accessed via a covered entrance on the far wall of main hall as you enter.
  • The door from the main hall opens away from you (push), is light, with a clear width of 78cm.
  • This room is accessed via the Kitchen entrance when another function is using main hall.
  • There is seating available.
  • The seats do not have armrests.
  • There is a service counter for catered events.
  • The counter is high (109cm).
  • There is a table.
  • The height of the table is 90cm.
  • There is a screen and overhead projector available.
  • There is a room divider available.

Kitchen

  • The Kitchen is accessed via Kitchen entrance, the Long Hall or the Toddler's Group Room.
  • The door from the Long Hall and Kitchen entrance opens towards you (pull), is light, and has a clear door width of 79cm (photograph 1).
  • The door from the toddler's group room is stable style, opens away from you (push), is light, and has a clear door width of 67cm.
  • There is a servery to toddler's group room and the main hall.
  • The height of the servery to the toddler's group room is 92cm.
  • The height of the servery to the main hall is 94cm.
  • The height of the worktops is 92cm.
  • There are 2 sinks.
  • The sinks have twist/turn mixer taps.
  • There is a fridge.
  • The height of the fridge handles is 80cm.
  • There is a cooker.
  • The height to the cooker controls is 82cm.
  • There are overhead cupboards and floor cupboards.
  • There is a warming cupboard.
  • The height to the warming cupboard controls is 49cm-59cm.
  • The height to the top of the warming cupboard is 88cm.
  • There are tables.
  • The clear height of the tables is 62cm.

Toddler's Group Room

  • There are 2 doors to access this room.
  • Both doors are immediately ahead as you enter the main hall.
  • There is also access via the kitchen.
  • The left door in the main hall opens away from you (push), is light, with a clear width of 71cm.
  • The right door in the main hall towards you (pull), is light, with a clear width of 71cm.
  • There is a sink.
  • The taps are twist/turn and are not mixer.
  • There are children's tables and chairs.
  • The clear height of the tables is 49cm.

Petanque Terrains and Clubhouse

  • There are 2 petanque terrains at the rear of the car park.
  • There is a clubhouse next to the terrains.
  • The terrains are gravel.
  • There are grassed areas surrounding the terrains.
  • The terrains and clubhouse are accessed by an easy slope.
  • The slope is permanent.
  • There is a clear 150x150 turning space at the top of the slope.

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 tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the corridor to the left as you enter the building.
    • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 149cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).
    • There is not 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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 not an emergency alarm.
    • 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 121cm (3ft 12in).
    • 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 75cm (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 good.
    • 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 cubicle.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 86cm (2ft 10in).

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 in the corridor to the left as you enter the building.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 7m (7yd 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 in the corridor to the left as you enter the building.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located in the corridor leading to the kitchen entrance.
    • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 3 shows the shared toilet.

Additional Info

  • 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.