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Sidcup Golf Course

Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AW

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include bar/function room, restaurant, Secretary's Office & pro-shop, changing rooms.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include 9 hole golf course, practice putting green, trolley storage.

Opening Times

  • The course is open from 07:30 until dusk.
  • The club house is open from 07:30 until 30 minutes after bar closing time, which can vary.
  • Please contact the club for full details.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Sidcup.
  • 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 Sidcup.
  • Comments View
    • The venue is located at the rear of Hurstmere School, with which it shares an entrance off Hurst Road.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park has a security entrance barrier, which is activated by key pad or by speaking into an intercom.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 164cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading up to the main entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is close to the office and bar/ function room.
    • Members open the door by key code which is within reach for wheelchair users.

Outside Access (Player Entrance - Clubhouse)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 166cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • Members open the door by key code which is within reach for wheelchair users.
    • This entrance is close to the changing rooms and the start of the course.

Outside Access (Bar Entrance from Terrace Seating Area)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in).

Inside Access

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

Restaurant Bar Internal (Bar)

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • There is a lowered section at the service counter.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • There is some lounge type seating with coffee tables in addition to the dining tables and chairs.
    • There is also fixed picnic bench style seating on the grassed area outside the bar, overlooking the course.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Restaurant)

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is a lowered section at the service counter.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • The accessible toilet cubicle was being used for storage at the time of the survey.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the left of the foyer from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 245cm x 265cm (8ft x 8ft 8in).
    • 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 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • 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 fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 480cm (15ft 9in).
    • 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 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the player entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the right as you enter.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • The room includes low-level hanging space and lockers and bench seating.
    • The mirrors and hairdryers are also within reach of wheelchair users.

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located within the standard changing rooms.
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • Powered golf buggies are allowed on the course.
    • Members may hire storage space for their own buggy at the club.
    • Golf lessons are available.
    • The photograph show the seating outside the terrace and the practice putting green, which is next to the clubhouse.