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Gold's Gym

29-31 Lampton Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 1JA

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Hounslow.
  • 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 Hounslow.
  • The nearest underground station is Hounslow Central.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 22:30.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:30.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:30.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 22:30.
  • Friday 06:30 - 22:30.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 21:00.
  • Sunday 07:00 - 21:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park type is underground.
  • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 355cm x 490cm (11ft 8in x 16ft 1in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 50m (55yd) from the hotel entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • 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.

Outside Access (Hotel Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 192cm (6ft 4in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 192cm (6ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • The first set of doors are power assisted doors from the outside but automatic from the inside.

Level Change (Hotel 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 or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Gym Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Balfour Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 146cm (4ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Gym Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the hotel lift.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Level Change (Swimming Pool and Changing Rooms)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the swimming pool and changing rooms.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1-2-3-4.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to reception.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1-2-3-4.
  • The lift is 11m (12yd) from hotel entrance.
  • The clear door width is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 120cm x 190cm (3ft 11in x 6ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of 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 bright.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Lift (Gym Lift)

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-1.
  • The lift is 16m (17yd) from the hotel lift.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is not a wet side chair available.
  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 6 steps.
  • There is not a ladder type entrance into the water.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • The fitness suite is 5m (16ft 5in) from the lift.
    • There is not level access to the fitness suite.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.

Level Change (Fitness Suite)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the gym lift.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 111cm (3ft 8in).

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 23m (25yd) from the hotel lift.
  • The standard changing room is 19m (21yd) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (16ft 5in) from the swimming pool.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located in all of the changing rooms.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.