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Bromsgrove Golf Club and Centre

Old Stratford Road, Bromsgrove, B60 1LD

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Opening Times (Clubhouse)

  • The venue has seasonal opening times and please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Opening Times (Driving Range)

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

Opening Times - Golf Courses

  • The 9 and 18 Holes golf courses are open throughout the year.
  • The Golf Courses open at dawn and shut at dusk.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Situated one mile from Bromsgrove Town Centre, the Golf Course is located at the Roundabout junction of the A38 and A448. A five minute drive from junctions 4 and 5 of the M5 and Junction 1 of the M42, exit westbound only.
  • By Bus View
    • There is not a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest Railway Station is Bromsgrove.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff do not receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located around the clubhouse.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located at the front of the clubhouse.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • The designated Blue Badge parking spaces are located to the left of the clubhouse. There is step free access to the entrance from here. The standard parking spaces are located to the right of the club house. There is a slight/steep slope leading down to the entrance.
    • Parking is free for visitors of the venue.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is concrete tiles.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the clubhouse.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The locked door at each set of doors can be opened by a member of staff.
    • Once both sides are open the width of the doors is 150cm.

Reception (Golf Course)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located ahead as you enter.
    • The reception point is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.

Reception (Driving Range)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located at the rear of the foyer.
    • The reception point is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • The reception counter is placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.

Inside Access

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the building.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music/sound.
    • Music/sound is played in the bar and restaurant.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Pro Shop

  • The Pro Shop is located at the rear of the foyer, to the left.
  • There is step free access into the shop.
  • The payment counter is medium height with no lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing loop at the counter.
  • There is step free access along the aisles.
  • The aisles have clear manoeuvring space.

Eating and Drinking (Edward's Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located to the left after you enter the clubhouse.
  • There is step-free access to the bar.
  • There is a/are double, heavy manual door(s) to access this area.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 65cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • There are hand held menus and wall menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Eating and Drinking (Edward's Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located to the left after you enter the clubhouse, at the rear of the bar.
  • There is step free access to the restaurant.
  • There is a/are double, heavy manual door(s) to access this area.
  • Full table service is available.
  • There is step free access within the restaurant.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The standard height for tables is 65cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are hand held menus and wall menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

9 Hole Golf Course

  • The 9 hole course is located to the right after you exit the clubhouse.
  • There is step free access to the course.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes throughout the course.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome to accompany golfers around the course or a room can be made available in the clubhouse for the assistance dog to stay whilst the the round is played.

18 Hole Golf Course

  • The 18 hole course is located to the left after you exit the clubhouse.
  • There is a slight/steep slope leading from the clubhouse to the first tee.
  • There is a starter's hut located next to the first tee.
  • There is a course marshall who can accompany golfers who may require assistance on the course.
  • There are golf buggies available for hire.
  • The golf buggies may not be allowed on the course in adverse weather conditions.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes throughout the course.
  • There are compacted loose chipping paths in places.
  • There is seating available around the course.
  • There are male and female toilets located between the first and tenth tees, next to the starters hut.
  • There is a medium step in front of the male and female toilets.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome to accompany golfers around the course or a room can be made available in the clubhouse for the assistance dog to stay whilst the the round is played.

Driving Range, Teaching Studios and Fittting Rooms

  • The driving range, teaching studios and fitting room are located at the rear of the clubhouse.
  • The majority of the driving range bays are located to the right after the driving range reception desk.
  • There are two sets of doors leading to the bays, both sets of doors open away from you, are 77cm wide and heavy.
  • There is step free access to the first 3 driving range bays (bays 6, 7 and 8).
  • There are 10+ steps leading to the remaining bays.
  • The driving range bays to the right of the reception all have powered tees.
  • The remaining driving range bays, teaching studios and fitting rooms are located to the left of the driving range reception desk.
  • There is one set of single width doors that is 77cm wide and heavy.
  • There are 5 driving range bays located on this side.
  • There is step free access to the driving range bays.
  • These driving range bays are used for the disability golf lessons.
  • Just beyond the driving range bays there is step free access to the teaching studios and fitting bay.

Other Floors (Premier Suite and Conference Room)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Other Information View
    • The service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the Premier Suite and Conference Room. Functions and events can be booked in the Edward's Restaurant if required. Please contact the venue for more information.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right after you enter.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is step free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 146cm x 177cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 10in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm in front of the seat.
    • The toilet has a non slip floor.
    • The height of the light switch/pull cord is 105cm from floor level.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are non-infectious waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 150cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 76cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 84cm (2ft 9in).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right after you enter the clubhouse, in the male and female changing rooms.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is step free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Male Changing Room

  • The male changing rooms are located to the right after you enter the clubhouse.
  • There is step free access to the changing rooms from the entrance.
  • There is a single width door into the changing rooms from the foyer.
  • The door opens away from you and is 77cm wide.
  • These is step free access into the toilets.
  • There is a second set of doors into the changing rooms.
  • The door opens away from you, is 77cm wide and there is a key code to open it.
  • The key code can be obtained from reception.
  • There is step free access within the changing rooms.
  • There is bench seating throughout the changing room and the lockers start from the floor.
  • There is one deep step into the standard showers.

Female Changing Room

  • The female changing rooms are located to the right after you enter the clubhouse.
  • There is step free access to the changing rooms from the entrance.
  • There is a single width door into the changing rooms from the foyer.
  • The door opens away from you and is 77cm wide.
  • These is step free access into the toilets.
  • There is a second set of doors into the changing rooms that opens away from you, is 77cm wide and there is a key code to open it.
  • The key code can be obtained from reception.
  • There is step free access within the changing rooms.
  • There is bench seating throughout the changing room and the lockers start from the floor.
  • There is one deep step into the standard showers.