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Frizlands Lane Reuse and Recycling Centre

Rainham Road North, Dagenham, Essex, RM10 7HX

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Introduction

  • Staff provide assistance for anyone who requires help disposing of waste and materials.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Dagenham.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Chadwell Heath.
  • The nearest underground station is Dagenham Heathway.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:30 - 16:15.
  • Tuesday 07:30 - 16:15.
  • Wednesday 07:30 - 16:15.
  • Thursday 07:30 - 16:15.
  • Friday 07:30 - 16:15.
  • Saturday 07:30 - 15:45.
  • Sunday 07:30 - 15:45.

Parking

  • There are parking areas located next to each disposal area as shown in the photo.
  • There are no actual parking spaces.

Outside Access (Main Pedestrian Access)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading into the centre off Rainham Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Pedestrian Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 115cm (3ft 9in).

Outside Access (Pedestrian Access on Rainham Road North)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Rainham Road North.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in) wide.

Level Change (Pedestrian Access on Rainham Road North)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Portakabin 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 single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Portakabin Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 122cm (4ft 0in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is mainly level access throughout the site.
  • There are some easy to moderate slopes located towards the rear of the site but these can be overcome if using a vehicle.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in the venue.

Level Change (Scrap Metal)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the area.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Level Change (Hard Plastic, Cardboard, Tyres & Small Appliances)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the skips.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 5m (16ft 5in) from the portakabin entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the portakabin at the front of the venue.
    • 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 outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 185cm x 235cm (6ft 1in x 7ft 9in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 118cm (3ft 10in).
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 77cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located within the adapted toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 45cm (1ft 6in).
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.