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Thames Ditton and Esher Golf Club

Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9AL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a bar and a shop.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a 9 hole course, a putting and chipping green and practice nets.

Opening Times (Summer)

  • Monday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 20:00.

Opening Times (Winter)

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:00.

Location

  • The nearest National Rail station is Esher.
  • 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 in front of the clubhouse.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There is/are 0 designated 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 concrete.
  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • 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 away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • One of the doors was locked leaving a gap of 68cm.
    • The other other can be opened by a member of staff upon request.

Level Change (Main 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 shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is also one shallow step leading onto the block paving in front of entrance.

Reception

  • The desk is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • 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 restaurant/bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • 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 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 64cm (2ft 1in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 64cm (2ft 1in).
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals.

Golf Course

  • The golf course is situated on common land.
  • There are no surfaced paths.
  • The course is fairly flat with some humps and hollows.
  • There is no signage.
  • There are 2 bench seats on the course.
  • There are also circular picnic tables with fixed seating next to the practice area.
  • The practice area is located to the rear of the clubhouse.
  • There are no golf buggies available to hire however, visitors are welcome to bring their own buggies.
  • Assistance dogs are permitted.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Outside Access (Changing Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This door is kept locked unless in use.
    • The block paving path between the main entrance and changing room entrance was obstructed by parked cars at the time of the survey.
    • The block paving path is 60cm wide.

Level Change (Changing Room Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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 shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The short access slope was obstructed by a parked vehicle at the time of the survey.

Changing Room

  • The changing room is currently under refurbishment.
  • It is accessed directly from the car park.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located in the changing room.
  • Comments View
    • There is a shallow and then a medium step for access to the shower cubicles.
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There is a dog toilet or toileting area.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.