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Crayford Community Centre

175 Town Hall Square, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4FN

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Opening Times

  • The community centre is open when rooms have been hired.
  • Rooms are available 09:00 - 20:00 every day.
  • The terrace, if hired with the hall, can be used until 22:30.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

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 door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance - from Crayford Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the storage shed, after the old Town Hall building.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 4 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 deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The ramp and steps described are from the pavement alongside the old Town Hall building up to the library and community centre.
    • From the access driveway, there is also a vehicle access ramp (picture 4) which could be used as an alternative step-free route.
    • The slope is moderate.

Level Change (Main Entrance - from Sainsbury's Car Park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading down from the car park to the side of the library building.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 135cm (4ft 5in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading down from the car park.
  • There is/are 7 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 a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • After the first ramp and steps there is a moderate ramp up to the main entrance.
    • The ramps overcome all the steps.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The facilities within the building include a large multi-purpose hall and a smaller meeting room.
    • All the facilities are at first floor level.
    • The hall has access to a roof terrace and a hatch to the adjacent kitchen, which is included in the hall hire.

Level Change (First Floor)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located ahead as you enter the venue.
  • There is / are 28 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located ahead as you enter the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 4m (13ft 1in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 120cm x 210cm (3ft 11in x 6ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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 pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 12m (13yd) from the lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the left of the corridor, between the meeting room and the hall.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from staff .
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 92cm (3ft 0in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 180cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 11in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 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 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 not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The lateral transfer space is restricted to 55cm by the location of the hand dryer.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Comments View
    • The photographs show the meeting room and the kitchen attached to the hall.