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Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club

Stragglethorpe Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG12 3HB

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a pro shop, a restaurant and function rooms.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include two 18 hole golf courses and a golf range.

Opening Times

  • The course is open during daylight hours.

Location

  • The nearest National Rail station is Radcliffe.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the clubhouse.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 470cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the main clubhouse 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 uneven surfaces.
    • 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.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The designated parking bay has a tarmac surface but the majority of the car park is loose stone chippings.
    • The designated bay markings have worn away but there is a sign.

Outside Access (Main Clubhouse Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • One of the doors was locked at the time of the survey, leaving an opening width of 80cm.

Outside Access (Locker Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the outer wall of the clubhouse, to the left of the main entrance.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance give direct access to the corridor where the male and female locker rooms are located.
    • The locker rooms can also be accessed via the main entrance.

Level Change (Locker Room Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in the doorway.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Counter (Pro Shop)

  • The counter is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the entrance.
  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • The height of the counter is 114cm (3ft 9in).
  • There is not a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access

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

Eating and Drinking (Lakeview Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is available.
  • 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.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 45cm (1ft 6in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • Table service can be provided in the restaurant area.
    • There is a cavery service on Sundays.

Golf Course

  • The golf courses are fairly level with subtle elevations.
  • There are semi-bound compact paths which link greens to the next tee.
  • Bench seats are available throughout the courses.
  • Clear directional signage is provided on the courses.
  • Staff work with golfers to provide accessible routes around the courses.
  • Assistance dogs are permitted on the course with handlers.

Golf Range

  • The range is located off the access road as you approach the main car park.
  • It is possible to park outside the range.
  • There are no designated parking bays for Blue Badge holders.
  • The parking area outside the range has a loose stone chipping surface.
  • There is no door in the doorway as you enter the range.
  • The doorway opening gap width is 79cm.
  • There is a medium step in the doorway.
  • The step is not clearly marked and does not have a handrail.
  • There are is level access to the bays within the range.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are low.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 function rooms on the first floor; the Wellington Bar Ballroom and the Fairways Suite.
    • There are additional standard male and female toilets in both function rooms.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located immediately beyond the main entrance, to the left.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 104cm x 140cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 7in).
  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.

Male Locker Room

  • The male locker room is located within the clubhouse.
  • It can be accessed via the Locker Room entrance or the Main Clubhouse entrance.
  • It is 7 metres from the Locker Room entrance and 15 metres from the Main Clubhouse entrance.
  • There is a key code box for access into the locker room.
  • The key code is not at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • There is level access into the locker room.
  • Lighting levels in the changing area are bright.
  • Shower cubicles are accessed via a deep step.
  • Shower heads are not height adjustable.
  • There are standard toilets within the male locker room.
  • Lighting levels in the toilet cubicles are medium.
  • There are no ambulant toilet cubicles.

Female Locker Room

  • The female locker room is located within the clubhouse.
  • It can be accessed via the Locker Room entrance or the Main Clubhouse entrance.
  • It is 3 metres from the Locker Room entrance and 25 metres from the Main Clubhouse entrance.
  • There is a key code box for access into the locker room.
  • The key code is not at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • There is level access into the locker room.
  • Lighting levels in the changing area are bright.
  • Shower cubicles are accessed via a deep step.
  • Shower heads are height adjustable.
  • There are standard toilets within the female locker room.
  • Lighting levels in the toilet cubicles are medium.
  • There are no ambulant toilet cubicles.

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 21m (22yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the clubhouse via the main entrance.
    • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 168cm x 184cm (5ft 6in x 6ft).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 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 the right.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 95cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • An assistance dog toileting area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.