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Best Western Woodlands Hotel Leisure Club

13 Panmure Terrace, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2QL

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Introduction

  • This venue is situated within the Best Western Woodlands Hotel.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Dundee.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Balmossie.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Friday 06:30 - 21:30.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Sunday 07:00 - 21:00.

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 front 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 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 260cm x 500cm (8ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the main entrance.
    • 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 block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does have to cross a road.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Hotel Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hotel.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Hotel Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Leisure Club Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the hotel reception.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 108cm (3ft 7in) wide.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 7m (22ft 12in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

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 bright.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is not a wet side chair available.
  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 7 steps.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located beyond the swimming pool.
    • The fitness suite is 20m (22yd) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are permanently held open.
    • The opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • No staff have received IFI Mark standard Disability Equity Training.
    • IFI accredited equipment is not available.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 16m (17yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 10m (32ft 10in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 6m (19ft 8in) from the swimming/fitness suite.
  • The standard changing rooms are located opposite the reception.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is an accessible toilet available in the hotel itself, located opposite the main entrance of the leisure club.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Comments View
    • The leisure club is a members only facility.
    • Guests of the Woodlands Hotel are free to use this venue also.
    • Children are welcome to use the swimming pool.