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Lowlander

36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5RR

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.
  • There is a designated place of safety which can be used by people who may feel scared or at risk.
  • A place of safety is located in the mezzanine area from 12:00 - 18:00.

Opening Times

  • Monday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 23:00.

Public Parking (Covent Garden - General - Congestion Zone Area)

  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Henrietta Street, Floral Street, Bow Street and Long Acre.
    • The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bays vary in size.
    • There are not parking charges for the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 4 hours only.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Standard on street parking is available.
    • The standard on street parking is located on Drury Lane, Maiden Lane, Tavistock Street, Russell Street, Southampton Street (car and motorcycles), Garrick Street, Shelton Street and Floral Street (motorcycles only).
    • Both standard car and motorbike parking bays are chargeable.
      To use Park by Phone you need to register and pay.
      You will need the parking location, duration of parking, credit or debit card details and car/motorcycle registration number.
      Payment may then be made by phone, Ringo app or text (pre-registered users only.)
      Maximum parking is 4 hours and no return within 1 hour.
      Blue Badge holders may use standard bays on payment of the appropriate fee but are also entitled to an additional hour extended parking for free.
  • Public Car Park View

Approach (Drury Lane)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Drury Lane near the junction with Great Queen Street.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Lowlander'.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the opening is 130cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the opening is 130cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is portable.
    • Please contact the venue in advance for use of the portable ramp.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 10cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Eating and Drinking

  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables can be booked in advance.
    • There is full table service and a bar where food and drink can be ordered.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include: menu boards, written wall menus and handheld menus.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • The type of food served here is Belgian cuisine.
    • Takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does play background music.
    • Background music is played at all times, the volume can be adjusted if requested.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system .
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 116cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
  • Payment Counter View
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • There are some tables which are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 70cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • In this area there are long tables and bench seats.
    • The type of flooring in this area is tiles and wood.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • Lighting levels can be adjusted by a member of staff upon request.
    • Lighting levels may be lower in the evening.
    • Access to the additional seating area is via 13 steps.
    • Photographs 9-11 show a separate room on the mezzanine floor.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located at the rear of the venue.
    • The stairs are approximately 7m from the entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are manual, single doors which may be difficult to open to enter and exit the stairwell on the ground floor and on the mezzanine floor.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, M.
    • There are 13 steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The depth of the steps are 23cm.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is not a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are low to moderate.
    • There are two doors on the way to the flight of the steps which lead up to the Mezzanine. Both doors are 70cm wide.
  • Other Information View
    • The service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are additional seating.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located on the lower ground floor.
    • There is stepped access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 7m from the bottom of the stairs.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 87cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The male toilet is located on the lower ground floor.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m from the bottom of the stairs.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Step(s) (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) located to the rear right of the venue.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • The depth of the steps are 24cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going down the step(s).
  • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low to moderate.