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Bentley Wood High School Gymnasium

Bridges Road, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 3NA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the gynmasium.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include football pitches and tennis courts.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Hatch End.
  • The nearest underground station is Stanmore.

Opening Times

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

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.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 200cm x 450cm (6ft 7in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the gymnasium 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 tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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 Blue Badge bay here is very faded.

Outside Access (Main School 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 double width.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of research, it was not possible to photograph the area.

Level Change (Main School Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • There is / are 3 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.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

Reception

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of research, it was not possible to photograph the area.

Outside Access (Gymnasium 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 towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Gymnasium Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music/noise.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Outside Access (Accessible Toilet Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Accessible Toilet (Gymnasium)

  • 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.
    • This accessible toilet is 45m (49yd 8in) from the gymnasium entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the venue.
    • There is not 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 inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 200cm (6ft 7in x 6ft 7in).
    • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 in the cubicle.
    • The emergency 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 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 not mirrors.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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 cannot 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 grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet Entrance)

  • 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 does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Accessible Shower (Gymnasium)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located within the accessible toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 40cm (1ft 4in).
  • Other facilities available are drop down rails.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s) (Gymnasium)

Standard Shower (Gymnasium)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located to the left of the changing room.
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of survey, it was not possible to photograph the facilites.

Standard Changing Room (Gymnasium)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the gymnasium entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd 4in) from the gymnasium.
  • The standard changing rooms are located at the rear of the venue.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

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.