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Upminster and Cranham British Legion

St Marys Lane, Upminster, Essex, RM14 3HL

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COVID-19 Information

Location

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

Opening Times

  • Monday 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Monday 20:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Tuesday 20:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Wednesday 20:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 13:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 13:00 - 23:30.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 19:30 - 22:30.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located Front of the building.
    • 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 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 222cm x 441cm (7ft 3in x 14ft 6in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 1m (3ft 3in) from the Entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • 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.

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(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 142cm (4ft 8in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • 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 1 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 shallow (2cm - 10cm).

Wheelchair access

  • Access for wheelchairs is to the left of the building down the long path and then to the right with double doors that open outwards. There is a slight lip at the double doors.
  • The door with is 139cm wide.

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 on certain occasions.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Restaurant Bar Internal

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Food is not available from the bar.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 66cm (2ft 2in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Main Entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the Main Entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 157cm x 287cm (5ft 2in x 9ft 5in).
    • There is not 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
  • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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 poor.
    • 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 good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

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 bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.