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Stockbridge Village Children's Centre

Stockbridge Village Primary School, The Withens, Stockbridge Village, Knowsley, Merseyside, L28 1AB

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include children's play areas and Stockbridge Village Primary School.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Huyton.

Opening Times

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

Covid-19 Information

  • Due to the current circumstances this venue is currently closed to the public.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

Outside Access (The Withens Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on The Withens.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 107cm (3ft 6in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in).

Outside Access (Stockbridge Village Community Centre)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left as you face the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 111cm (3ft 8in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in).

Level Change (Stockbridge Village Community Centre)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Main Corridor to Children's Room)

  • This information is for the entrance located in front of the children's room.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).

Outside Access (Children's Room to Outdoor Play area)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the children's room.
  • There is 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 86cm (2ft 10in).

Inside Access

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

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the Withens entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the rear left of the building.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 345cm x 220cm (11ft 4in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 275cm (9ft).
    • 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 an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Parent and Baby Room

  • The parent and baby room is located to the rear left of the building, just past the accessible toilet
  • There is a door to the parent and baby room.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The door is heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
  • The door is locked by twist lock.
  • The baby change unit is 89cm high.
  • There is a sink in the parent and baby room.
  • The sink has separate hot and cold taps.
  • The taps are lever operated.
  • The height of the sink is 87cm.
  • There is a rocking chair in the parent and baby room.
  • The rocking chair has armrests on both sides.
  • There are disposal facilities within the parent and baby room.

Additional Info

  • 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.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grass areas surrounding the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Home visits / services are available.