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Camperdown Wildlife Centre

Camperdown Country Park, Coupar Angus Road, Dundee, DD2 4TF

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Two kennels are available for assistance dogs while owners are escorted around the venue.

Location

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

Opening Times (Summer)

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:30..
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30..
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30..
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:30..
  • Friday 10:00 - 16:30..
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:30..
  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:30..

Opening Times (Winter)

  • Monday 10:00 - 15:30..
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 15:30..
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 15:30..
  • Thursday 10:00 - 15:30..
  • Friday 10:00 - 15:30..
  • Saturday 10:00 - 15:30..
  • Sunday 10:00 - 15:30..

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 0 designated 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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 doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 101cm (3ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

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

Reception

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Outside Access (Zoo Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located within the visitor centre.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are tarmac pathways around the zoo.
    • The pathways consist of easy and moderate slopes.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd) from the zoo entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the right as you enter the zoo grounds within the male standard toilets.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • This is a male only 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 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 138cm x 170cm (4ft 6in x 5ft 7in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is an adapted toilet in the female standard toilets.
    • The photographs show the male and female adapted toilets respectively.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are available in Braille.
  • Documents are 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.