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Gaudet Luce Golf and Leisure Complex - Clubhouse

Middle Lane, Hadzor, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, WR9 7JR

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Golf Course - 07:00 till 19:00 in summer (or dawn till dusk).
  • Driving Range - dawn till 21:45.
  • Club House - 07:00 till 22:00 in summer and 07:00 till 18:00 in winter.
  • Pro Shop - 07:00 till 19:00 in summer and 08:00 till 16:00 in winter.
  • Par 3 Kiosk - 07:00 till 20:00.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • From M5 Junction 5 - Exit the M5 on Junction 5, take the 4th exit onto the A38 and follow the A38 for 1.5 miles. Turn left on Bromsgrove Road for 0.4 miles , turn left onto Hanbury Street for 0.3 miles. Then turn right onto the Holloway for 0.7 miles before turning right and then left onto Tagwell Lane for 0.5 miles and turn left onto Middle Lane where Gaudet Luce Golf Club will be on your left.
  • By Bus View
    • There is not a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest Railway Station is Droitwich Spa.

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.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located opposite the clubhouse and next to the club shop.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 370cm x 480cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 9in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • Parking is free for visitors of the venue.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Outside Access (Front 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 ramped/sloped access 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 71cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • 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 level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • When both sides of the door are unlocked, the door width is 140cm.

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the clubhouse.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • 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 100cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 100cm.

Inside Access

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is a/are door(s) in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors/walkways.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music/sound.
    • Music/sound is played in the bar.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Level Change (Bar and Main Seating Area)

  • Ramp / Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope located to the right as you enter the bar.
    • The ramp/slope is used to access The ramp is used to access the majority of seating and the bar.
    • 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 a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are good.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) located to the left after you enter the bar.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access The steps are used to access the majority of seating and the bar.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 12cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located at the end of the main corridor.
  • There is ramped/sloped access to the bar.
  • There is a/are single, 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 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 5m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 30cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 65cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 61cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are Braille and large print menus available on request.
    • Please contact the venue for more information.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to enter the stairwell on the ground floor.
    • 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 extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter the clubhouse.
  • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the clubhouse entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 150cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Eating and Drinking (First Floor - Function Room/Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located on the first floor.
  • There is step-free access, via lift, to the bar.
  • 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 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 till/counter.
  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

18 Hole Golf Course

  • The 18 hole course is located to the left as you face the clubhouse.
  • There is step free access from the clubhouse to the first tee.
  • There maybe steep slopes or steps onto the tees.
  • Buggies can be used to access the tee.
  • There are easy, moderate and steeps slopes in places around the course.
  • There are paths located around the course leading from the tee to the fairway.
  • The surface of the path is compacted loose chippings.
  • To access some of the holes the entrance road must be used.
  • There are bridges located on the 7th, 8th, 15th and 17th holes.
  • There are no toilets located on the course, the nearest toilets are located in the clubhouse.
  • Golf buggies are available all year round depending on weather conditions.
  • The golf buggies are half price for golfers with mobility impairments, please contact the venue for more information.
  • There is inclusive golf coaching available.
  • There is no charge for carers or guides assisting visually impaired golfers.
  • Gaudet Luce Golf Club is used for England and Wales Blind Golf Fixtures.
  • Assistance dogs are permitted with their handlers.

9 Hole Golf Course

  • The 9 hole course is located to the right as you face the clubhouse.
  • There is step free access onto the tees.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes in places around the course.
  • The course is recommended for beginners or golfers with mobility impairments.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located along the main corridor.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the clubhouse 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 signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 200cm (5ft 1in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm in front of the seat.
    • The toilet has a non slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 67cm (2ft 2in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not 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 disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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 not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet does not have a backrest or a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is 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 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • 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 96cm (3ft 2in).

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 along the main corridor.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the clubhouse 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.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Male Changing Room

  • The male standard changing rooms are located at the rear of the main corridor after entering from the side entrance.
  • There is a door into the changing rooms.
  • There are 3 clearly marked medium steps in front of the entrance, without handrails.
  • The door opens away from you, is 77cm wide and light.
  • There is a clearly marked medium step just beyond the entrance, without handrails.
  • There is bench seating available.
  • The lockers are at a low level.
  • There is 1 shallow step into the showers.

Female Changing Room

  • The female standard changing rooms are located at the rear of the main corridor, after entering from the side entrance.
  • There is a door into the changing rooms.
  • The door opens away from you, is 77cm wide and light.
  • There is step free access throughout the changing room.
  • There is bench seating available.
  • The lockers are at a low level.
  • There is 1 shallow step into the showers.