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Salvation Army

42 Wakefield Street, East Ham, London, E6 1NQ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a main hall used for worship and community activities, a rear hall and a kitchen.
  • Comments View
    • Please contact the venue or see the website for details of the weekly activity programme which includes toddler groups, luncheon clubs and fellowship groups.
    • The rooms are also available to hire by outside groups.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Woodgrange Park.
  • The nearest underground station is East Ham.
  • The nearest DLR station is West Ham.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Madge Gill Way.
    • The car park is located off Ron Leighton Way, at the rear of the Primark Store.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 550cm (6ft 7in x 18ft 1in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located in two bays on the road outside the venue.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 200cm x 550cm (6ft 7in x 18ft 1in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in surrounding streets.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Most of the standard parking bays are limited to 30 minutes stay or resident permit holders only Monday - Saturday 08.00-18.30.

Outside Access (Front 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 145cm (4ft 9in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • These doors are only opened for Sunday services and the accessible entrance is always available.

Level Change (Front 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 2 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 deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the right hand side of the venue, towards the rear 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).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 (Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading alongside the building towards the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played depending on the event/booking.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The fixed loop is available in the main hall.
    • Photographs 1 and 2 show the main hall.
    • This is a multipurpose space and furniture is set out as required.
    • The space can also be subdivided into two rooms.
    • Photographs 3 and 4 show the rear hall when it was set out for the luncheon club.
    • The dining tables are 68cm high.

Level Change (Corridor)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in the corridor connecting the front and rear halls, between the toilets and the front hall.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • 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 approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the corridor connecting the front and rear halls, in a cubicle within the female standard toilets.
    • There is 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 outwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 165cm (4ft 7in x 5ft 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 65cm (2ft 2in).
    • 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.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • If the accessible toilet is required by a male user then it is arranged that they have private use of the entire female toilet area.
    • This is also done for any user who needs more space so that the cubicle door does not have to be closed.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents are available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • Home visits / services are available.