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Clatto Country Park

Dalmahoy Drive, Dundee, DD3 9RP

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a water sports centre, changing facilities, toilets.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include woods, picnic areas, play park, reservoir and water based activities.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.
  • The centre and changing facilities are unmanned and opening is by booking through the Acrum Centre, contact 01382 435 911.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • 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 tarmac.
  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Access Point (Clatto Centre and Reservoir)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the rear of the car park.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 90cm.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the entrance to the rear of the building.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

Access Point (Playpark)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the far corner of the car park.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is stepped access at this access point.
    • There is an open gap for access.
    • The width of the gap is 115cm.
  • 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 11cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is alternative access to the playpark through the woods.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, loose wood chippings, tarmac, concrete, gravel and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight, steep and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are some bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There is a gravel path around the reservoir but most other paths including down to the reservoir have no set surface.
    • The grass can be used as an alternative to access the playpark though there is a level change with no dropped kerb from the car park.

Level Change (Reservoir Walk - Right)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you approach the Clatto Centre from the car park.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on the right of the Clatto Centre as you approach from the car park.
  • There is/are 13 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Level Change (Reservoir Walk - Left)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you approach the Clatto Centre from the car park.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on the left of the Clatto Centre as you approach from the car park.
  • There is/are 13 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not 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 left going up the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Level Change (Jetty Steps)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading down to the jetty.
  • There is/are 13 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up the step(s).

Outside Access (Main Entrance - Clatto Centre)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front upper level of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There is not a bell/buzzer.
  • There is not an intercom.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • This is the main entrance to the Clatto Water Sports Centre.

Outside Access (Male Standard WC / Changing Room)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the lower side of the building by the reservoir.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
  • 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/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There was no access to the changing rooms.

Outside Access (Female Standard WC / Changing Room)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the lower side of the building by the reservoir.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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 75cm.
  • 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/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There was no access to the changing rooms.

Outside Access (Accessible WC)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the lower side of the building.
    • There is step-free 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 79cm.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the lower side of the building by the reservoir.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 149cm (5ft 3in x 4ft 11in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Standard Toilet(s)