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South Oxhey Leisure Centre

Gosforth Lane, South Oxhey, Hertfordshire, WD19 7AX

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Location

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

COVID-19 Information

Opening Hours

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located along the street in front of the venue.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Sports Hall)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Outside Access (Fitness Suite Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located around the right side of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 87cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The building is currently undergoing a refurbishment so the access into the fitness suite is through the fire exit at the time of surveying.

Other Floors (Staircase to Fitness Suite)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 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 medium.

Reception (Fitness Suite)

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the Fitness Suite entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

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

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor of the leisure centre.
    • The fitness suite is 2m (2yd 7in) from the Fitness Suite entrance.
    • There is not step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is through online modules.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes cables, adjustable pulleys and free weights.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Level Change (Temporary Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the temporary standard toilets.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Standard Changing Room (Temporary)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the Sports Hall entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Sports Hall.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located inside the temporary block at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are not available within the changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is a medium step at the entrance into the temporary changing rooms with no handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s) (Temporary)