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German Direction Finding Tower

Le Rue Du Chemin le Roi Pleinmont, Torteval, Guernsey, GY8 0PS

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Opening Times (1st April - 31st October)

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday Closed.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday 14:00 - 17:00.

Location

  • This venue is situated in Torteval.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not 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 at the front of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There 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 grass.
  • 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 to the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrances .
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Level Change (Tower)

  • There are clearly marked medium steps leading to some of the exhibits on the ground floor.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is low.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are additional exhibits.

Museum

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.
  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.
  • Touch tours are available.
  • Video tours are not available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Concessions are not available.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.