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Wilby Carr Community Centre

Aldesworth Road, Doncaster, DN4 6LD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a boxing area and hall for hire. The main hall is used for regional dance competitions.
  • Comments View
    • The venue is used by local community groups, including a mother and toddler group, two dance groups and Wilby Carr Boxing Club.

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 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 side 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The route from the car park to the venue is via a narrow uneven path, (photograph 4).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the venue.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
    • 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 9cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is only open when the boxing club is in session.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) 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
    • This reception desk is only used when there are dance competitions at the venue.

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 depending on the booking / event.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 4 and 5 show the main hall.
    • There are six clearly marked high steps without handrails to access the front of the stage, (photograph 6).
    • There are similar steps to the right of the stage.

Level Change (Rear of the Stage)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located off the main corridor.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).

Boxing Area

  • There is a variety of fitness equipment located in the boxing area.
  • The hall is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the hall.
  • There are doors into the hall.
  • The doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
  • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Cafe

  • This café is only used during dance competitions.
  • The café is located to the right as you enter, approximately 10m from the main entrance.
  • There is a medium height counter.
  • The tables and chairs are set out according to the event.
  • There are chairs without armrests available.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are a meeting room and standard female toilets.

Standard Changing Room (Unisex)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the fitness suite / hall.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the main corridor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are not available within the changing room(s).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

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 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.