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Kingsmills Leisure Club

Culcabock Road, Inverness, IV2 3LP

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, cardiovascular room.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a 3-hole pitch and putt golf course.
  • Related link Kingsmills Hotel.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/en/access-guide/kingsmills-hotel

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Sunday 07:00 - 22:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Inverness.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Inverness.

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.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 650cm (11ft 6in x 21ft 4in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 23m (25yd) from the side 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.
  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The patron does have to cross a road.
  • The road is generally quiet.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

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 main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located ahead as you enter.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left side of the main entrance.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 126cm (4ft 2in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • These doors can sometimes be locked.
    • Please contact reception prior to visiting.

Level Change (Side Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right 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 width of the ramp or slope is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Kingsmills Hotel Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the main entrance.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is an easy ramp leading from Kingsmills Hotel down to this corridor.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 15m (16yd 15in) from the side entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are not trained to use the system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the building.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • 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 service counter.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 20m (22yd) from the side entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the right of the building.
    • The fitness suite is 22m (24yd) from the side entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Swimming Pool

  • There is not level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is not a wet side chair available.
  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 3 steps.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.
  • Comments View
    • The pool steps have one central handrail which can be used for either side.

Level Change (Swimming Pool)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down to the pool area.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There is not a Changing Places facility available.
  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located immediately right from the reception desk.
  • The accessible changing room is 4m (13ft 1in) from the swimming pool.
  • The accessible changing room is 2m (6ft 7in) from the reception desk.
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower, handrails and a changing table.
  • Other facilities available are flip down chairs, an accessible toilet and a sink.
  • There is level access to the changing room.
  • Comments View
    • The flip down shower chair is 39cm high.
    • The flip down chair is 42cm high.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 20m (22yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 14m (15yd) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 8m (26ft 3in) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located through the swimming pool to the left.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no additional signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 24m (26yd) from the side entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located immediately right of the reception desk.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 310cm x 180cm (10ft 2in x 5ft 11in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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 not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink 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 grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • The baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet/changing room.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

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.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.