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Heathside and Lethbridge Children's Centre

Sparta Street, London, SE10 8DP

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a stay and play room and training room.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include secure play area.
  • Comments View
    • The centre is open according to the events programme.
    • Please contact the centre or check the website for details.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Lewisham.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Elverson Road DLR.
  • Comments View
    • Although the venue is on level ground the access roads from all directions are steep.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the front of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Garden Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front boundary of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 96cm (3ft) wide.

Level Change (Garden Gate)

  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the gate.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.

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 doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 56cm (22in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The outer door would usually be held open when the centre is in use.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the threshold of the second door.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Within the venue there is a stay and play/ crèche room and a room used for training.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do 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.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.