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Canterbury Golf Club - Clubhouse and Course

Littlebourne Road, Scotland Hills, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1TW

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Introduction

Course Opening Times

  • During the Summer months the course is open 7 days a week from 07:30 til dusk.
  • During the Winter months the course is open 7 days a week 08:00 - 17:00.

Location

  • The nearest National Rail station is Canterbury East.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is located at the front of the building.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 365cm x 500cm (11ft 12in x 16ft 5in).
  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) 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 tarmac.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

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 door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 74cm (2ft 5in).

Level Change (Rear Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the bar area.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 59cm (1ft 11in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 67cm (2ft 2in).
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • 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 main meals and snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Sunday 09:00 - 17:00.

Pro Shop

  • The Pro Shop is located to the left of the clubhouse.
  • There is a moderate slope leading down from the car park to the Pro Shop.
  • The entrance to the Pro Shop is a single width door which opens away from you.
  • The door is heavy and 77cm wide.
  • There is a shallow step in front of the entrance and a deep step just beyond the entrance.
  • There is step free access once inside the shop.
  • There is clear space in the aisles.
  • Background music is played in the shop.
  • The payment counter is located at the rear of the shop and is 93cm high.

Golf Course

  • The Canterbury Golf Club is open to members and visitors.
  • The course has 18 holes.
  • There are surfaced and wood chip paths located at various places around the course.
  • There are benches located at the majority of the tees.
  • There are golf buggies available to hire.
  • There is a moderately sloped tarmac path leading from the Clubhouse and Pro Shop to the first tee.
  • There are steps leading up to both the White Tee and Yellow Tee but there is step free access to the Red/Ladies Tee.
  • There is a steep slope leading from the tee to the fairway.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes throughout the course.
  • On the first, seventh and ninth holes, there are public footpaths crossing the holes.
  • There are bridges that are used to cross small streams.
  • The club advise that visitors with mobility impairments may have difficulty with the 11th, 12th and 13th holes. They can be avoided by going directly from the 10th green to the 14th tee.
  • There are two putting greens, one is located to the left of the club and the other is located at the rear of the club house, next to the path leading to the first tee.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right after you enter.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
  • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • 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).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 90cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located inside the female changing rooms.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is not available.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is not available.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Male Changing Room

  • The male changing room is located to the right after you enter the clubhouse.
  • There is step free access to the changing room.
  • There is an external entrance to the male changing room with a single width door which opens towards you and is 70cm wide.
  • There are 15 plus medium steps with handrails on both sides leading up to the entrance.
  • There is step free access within the changing room. There is bench seating throughout the changing room. The lockers are located at floor level or behind the bench seating.
  • There is a deep step leading to the showers.
  • Once inside the shower area there is step free access to the showers.

Female Changing Room

  • The female changing room is located to the left after you enter the clubhouse.
  • There is step free access to the changing room.
  • There is an external entrance to the female changing room with a single width door which opens towards you and is 70cm wide.
  • There 1 medium step in front of the entrance.
  • There is step free access within the changing room. There is bench seating throughout the changing room. The lockers are located at floor level or behind the bench seating.
  • There is a deep step leading to the showers.
  • Once inside the shower area there is step free access to the showers.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There is a dog toilet or toileting area.
  • An assistance dog toileting area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.