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HDL - Grangeway Community Centre

Grangeway, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 5HA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the community hall, meeting rooms and a cafe.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 09:30 - 16:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Runcorn.

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 building.
    • 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 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 320cm (16ft 5in x 10ft 6in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • 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.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

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 bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically (towards you).
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in) 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 easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Eating and Drinking (Cafe Funny Onion)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • The cafe is located to the right as you enter.
  • 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.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe is only open on certain days.
    • For opening times please call 07974 796 474.

Changing Places

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located to the left on entering the building.
    • The facility is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do not need a key for the facility.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 250cm x 380cm (8ft 2in x 12ft 6in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook and loop.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • Wall mounted rails are not available.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rails are on both sides.
    • Wall mounted hand rails are available at the sink.
    • As you face the sink, rails are available on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is not available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from the floor).

Accessible Toilet

  • The accessible toilet is located within the changing place.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Comments View
    • There is Braille signage at key points thoughout the building.