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Dorich House

67 Kingston Vale, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, SW15 3RN

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Kingston upon Thames.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Norbiton.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • 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 doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) 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 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • There are also a limited number of parking bays with concrete surfacing.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • Access around the ground floor is level.
  • There is a kitchen, an office and toilets available on the ground floor.
  • The photograph shows the gallery located on the 1st floor.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The meeting/ conference rooms are located on the 1st and 2nd floors.
    • The gallery is located on the 1st floor.
    • The roof terrace is located on the 3rd floor.

Lift

  • There is not a lift for public use.

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located off the main corridor next to the office.
    • The female toilets are 7m (22ft 12in) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located off the main corridor next to the office.
    • The male toilets are 7m (22ft 12in) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There is a separate toilet available next to the standard toilets with grab rails on the left hand side as you face the toilet.
    • The photograph shows the toilets with the grab rails.

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Comments View
    • There are guided tours available around the house, admission is free but must be booked in advance.
    • Dorich House is available for meetings, conferences and weddings.
    • The photograph shows the banqueting and conferencing room on the 1st floor.