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Beau Sejour Leisure Centre

Amherst Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2DL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a Swimming Pool, Fitness Suite, Theatre, Sir John Loveridge Hall (Sports Hall), Squash Courts, David Ferguson Hall (Dance Hall), Meeting Rooms, Creche, Children's Play Area and Parks Bar and Café.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include outdoor Sports Pitches.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 23:00.
  • Friday 06:30 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 07:15 - 22:45.
  • Sunday 07:30 - 20:00.

Opening Times (Cafe)

  • 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 - 19:00.

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 and to the side of the venue.
    • 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 9 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 300cm x 440cm (9ft 10in x 14ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 35m (38yd 10in) 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front left of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 122cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from the main car park to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • 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.

Outside Access (Front Centre Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front, centre of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 178cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 178cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the path in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The low section of the reception desk is 90cm high.
    • There is seating with armrests in the Reception Foyer.
    • There is bench seating in the Reception Foyer.
    • The bench seating does not have armrests.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in some parts of the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Eating and Drinking (Cafe)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located ahead as you enter via the Accessible Entrance.
  • Full table service is not 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.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Accessible Entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 47cm (1ft 7in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The lower section of the Café counter is 90cm high.
    • There is additional seating to the left of the Café.
    • This seating does not have armrests.
    • The lowest table in the additional seating area is 71cm high.
    • The highest table in the additional seating area is 103cm high.

Level Change (Café)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in the entranceway to the Café.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • This ramp does not affect the additional seating area to the left of the Café.

Polling Station

  • The polling for St. Peter Port North is located within the David Ferguson Hall. Voters will enter through the fire doors, which are to the left of the Main Entrance, adjacent to the Ron Short Centre. The booths will be set up on the main hall floor.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors open towards you.
  • The doors are 180cm.
  • The doors will be held open during polling.
  • There is a moderate ramp located in front of the entrance.
  • There is a single deep, clearly marked step (without a handrail) to access the main floor.
  • Alternatively, there is a temporary steep ramp from the fire door down to the main floor. The ramp does bypass the step.
  • All registered voters may opt for a postal vote. You can apply for a postal vote online at election2020.gg, or by requesting an application form from the Election Office 01481 747 579. Postal vote applications must be received by 25th September 2020.

Theatre

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
  • Designated seating is located at the rear of the auditorium.
  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.
  • A companion may sit with you.
  • Companions sit directly next to you.
  • The nearest Accessible Toilet is 25m (27yd) from the designated seating area.
  • This venue does not provide audio described performances.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • A deposit is not required for the hearing system.
  • There is a wheelchair available to borrow.
  • To borrow the wheelchair please ask at Reception.
  • Concessions are available.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.

Level Change (Theatre)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in between the first and second entrance doors for the Theatre and just beyond the second entrance door.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is manual.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 5 steps.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

Level Change (Lower Ground Floor)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on the lower ground floor, in the central foyer and just before the Standard Toilets on the lower ground floor.
  • There is/are 7 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on level 3.
    • The fitness suite is 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • Level access is by lift.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The opening is 162cm (5ft 4in) wide.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes Free Weights, Treadmill, Arm Extension, Back Extension, Dual Adjustable Pulley, Leg Extension, Seated Row, Arm Curl, Leg Curl, Pectoral Fly.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • A portable hearing assistance system is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Level Change (Squash Courts)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on the lower ground floor at the rear right of the building in the corridor leading to the Squash Courts.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Level Change (Sausmarez Room and Stage)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the lower ground floor at the rear left of the building, in the corridor leading to the Sausmarez Room and stage.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Level Change (Fitness Studios 1 and 2)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in the corridor, just before the fitness studios.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Other Floors (Rear of Reception Foyer)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • 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.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The stairs from the lower ground floor to ground floor are shown in photographs 1 and 2.
    • The stairs from the ground floor to the first floor are shown in photographs 3 and 4.
    • All steps are the same height.

Lift (Main Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the Main Reception Foyer, to the left of the Reception Desk.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Accessible Entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 132cm x 140cm (4ft 4in x 4ft 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 have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift controls range from 119cm by 126cm.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is moderate to good.

Accessible Changing Room (Wet Side)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located in the changing village.
  • The facility is 54m (59yd 2in) from the Main Entrance.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The width of the door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door is locked by a locking handle.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 370cm x 190cm (12ft 2in x 6ft 3in).
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • The accessible changing room has a manual hoist and a ceiling tracking hoist.
  • There is a changing bench.
  • The facility changing bench is free standing.
  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
  • The length of the bench is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • There is not a wheel in shower.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the Accessible Changing Room.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • A push button alarm is 120cm above floor level.
    • There are lockers at an accessible height, adjacent to this Changing Room.

Accessible Toilet (Main Foyer. Left Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Accessible Entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear left of the Reception Foyer.
    • 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 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 195cm x 215cm (6ft 5in x 7ft 1in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 145cm (4ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • 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).
  • 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 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 moderate to good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the Accessible Toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).

Accessible Toilet (Lower Ground Floor. Right Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the lower ground floor at the rear right of the building.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 143cm x 233cm (4ft 8in x 7ft 8in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 79cm (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.
    • 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 a/are sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • 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 left.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • 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 not a hand dryer.
    • 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 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).
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet (Wet Side. Right Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 52m (56yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the Wet Side Changing Area.
    • 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 135cm x 155cm (4ft 5in x 5ft 1in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 69cm (2ft 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are 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 both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • 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.
    • 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 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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 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 moderate to good.

Accessible Shower (Wet Side)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the Accessible Toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a shower chair.
  • Other facilities available include; a hoist chair for transfer into the pool.
  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There are no lockers in the cubicle, but a rank of larger lockers are adjacent in the Main Changing Area.

Standard Changing Room (Wet Side)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 52m (56yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the Swimming Pool.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on level 2, behind Reception.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.
  • The shower cubicle(s) / area is / are accessed via a moderate slope / ramp.

Standard Changing Room (Dry Side)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the Main Lift.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Fitness Suite.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on level 3, next to the Fitness Suite.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.
  • The shower cubicle(s) / area is / are accessed via a moderate slope / ramp.

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor Reception Foyer)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.