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Chiswick Children's Centre

9 Devonshire Street, Chiswick, Middlesex, W4 2JR

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a midwives and breastfeeding clinic.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include William Hogarth Nursery School and William Hogarth Primary School.
  • Comments View
    • The venue is used by registered childminders meetings and offers baby massage and weaning parties.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Chiswick.
  • The nearest underground station is Turnham Green.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 450cm (12ft 2in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 27m (29yd 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not 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.

Access Point (Gate to Main Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Devonshire Street.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is easy to open.
    • The gate has a sliding bolt lock.
    • The width of the gap is 112cm.
  • Comments View
    • The height of the intercom is 150cm.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue on Devonshire Street.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 143cm (4ft 8in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 91cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 78cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There is a narrow path leading to the venue from the access point (photograph 1).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played at various times.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located at the rear of the venue.
  • The facility is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The width of the door is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 216cm x 300cm (7ft 1in x 9ft 10in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
  • The lateral transfer space is 145cm (4ft 9in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 49cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are handrails and a fixed seat.
  • The height of the seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The height of the toilet is 48cm.
    • There is a dropdown rail in the shower area.
    • The height of the baby change is 69cm (photograph 5).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested 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.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are available.