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St Francis of Assisi Church

Nostell Place, West Bessacarr, Doncaster, DN4 7JA

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Introduction

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    • The hall and kitchen are used by a variety of community groups including Knit and Natter, a bridge club, Brownies, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. .
    • Cafe Theo is used by the Church to hold a monthly meet and eat session and a monthly soup lunch.
    • The cafe is also used for breakfast on Sunday mornings for people attending morning services.

Opening Times

  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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.
  • Drop off Point 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 main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of and immediatley beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
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    • Immediately beyond the internal ramp there is an inset doormat creating a very shallow level change.
    • The level change could present difficulty for wheelchair users.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The front part of the hall is the church and can be screened off when the hall is hired.

Kitchen

  • If required the kitchen is available to hire along with the cafe or St Francis of Assisi church hall.
  • The height of the units are 93cm.
  • The height of the serving hatch from both inside Cafe Theo and the church hall is 93cm.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are 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 on the grassed areas around the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are available.