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Fitness Suite

Harrow on the Hill Campus, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Sports Hall only accessible via 15+ stairs.
    • The Fitness Suite is located within the Brunel Building.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Harrow on the Hill.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Harrow on the Hill.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Harrow on the Hill.

Parking (Main)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • 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 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 450cm x 500cm (14ft 9in x 16ft 5in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 23m (25yd 6in) 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 block paving.
    • 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.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Courtyard Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the courtyard in the centre of campus.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Courtyard Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • To reach this entrance there is a pushpad operated door at the top of the Armstrong to Brunel building ramp on the right hand side (as shown in photograph 2).
    • Beyond this is an easy slope ramp with handrails on both sides leading to the courtyard (as shown in photograph 3, 4 and 5).
    • The entrance referred to above is to the right as you reach the end of this ramp.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is step free access to both the fitness suite and the changing rooms.
    • The sports hall can be accessed by steps only.
    • Anyone wishing to use a motorised scooter, or charge a scooter or wheelchair whilst on college premises, needs to contact the college in advance.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the left as you enter the Brunel courtyard entrance.
    • The fitness suite is 3m (3yd 10in) from the Brunel courtyard entrance.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located within the Brunel Building. For further information regarding the accessible toilets please see the relevant guide.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet is located within the Brunel Building. Please see the relevant guide for further information regarding the standard toilets.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do receive Deaf Awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level 3.