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County - Hospitality

Market Rasen Racecourse, Legsby Road, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, LN8 3EA

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Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • For the racecourse map please click here (new tab).
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff do not receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Parking

Outside Access (County Trackside Entrance - Executive Boxes 5 to 12a and Burton Box)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the County building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • 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 85cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Getting Around (Ground Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the ground floor.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is wood.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.

Counter (Betting Counter - Ground Floor)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located next to the Burton Box.
    • The counter is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the County Trackside Entrance - Executive Boxes 5 to 12a and Burton Box.
    • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is high (110cm+).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.

Executive Boxes (Ground Floor - 11 to 12a)

  • The boxes are located along the ground floor.
  • There are 3 boxes on this floor.
  • The box surveyed was 12a.
  • The other boxes in this stand/area have a similar layout.
  • There is step-free access to this area.
  • There is a/are single, light manual door(s) to access this area.
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • There is step-free access within this area.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
  • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 72cm.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The type of service provided in this box can vary.
  • There is step free access to the viewing balcony. There is a sliding door out onto the viewing balcony. The door is 130cm wide. From the viewing balcony there is access to the County Trackside Area. From boxes 12 and 12a there are 3 clearly marked medium steps. From box 11 there is a slight slope.
  • The box can be hired for functions and meetings on non match days.

Executive Boxes (Burton Box)

  • The box is located on the ground floor.
  • There are 1 boxes in this hospitality area.
  • The box surveyed was Burton Box.
  • There is step-free access to this area.
  • There is a/are single, light manual door(s) to access this area.
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • There is stepped access within this area.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
  • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 70cm.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The type of service provided in this box can vary.
  • There is step free access to the viewing balcony. There is a double width door out onto the viewing balcony. The door is 140m wide. From the viewing balcony there is access to the County Trackside Area. From the Burton Box there are 4 clearly marked steps with a hand rail on the left.
  • The box can be hired for functions and meetings on non match days.

Outside Access (County Trackside Entrance - County Bar, Limber Hill Bar, Executive Boxes 1 to 10 and County Room)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of County building, next to County Lawn.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • On racedays there is a wooden board placed in front of the entrance to reduce the height of the threshold.

Other Floors (County - Executive Boxes 1-10 and County Room)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located after the entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 3m from the County Hall Entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is not a landing.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar set of stairs next to the County Trackside Entrance - Executive Boxes 5 to 12a and Burton Box.

Brocklesby Suite to County Hospitality First Floor

  • There is step free access to the County Hospitality first floor via the Brocklesby Suite.
  • There is step free access to first floor of the Brocklesby suite via a lift.
  • The door to the corridor is located to the right of the Brocklesby Suite Bar.
  • The doors opens away from you and is single width.
  • The door width is 85cm.
  • Just beyond the door is a slight ramp and 2 medium steps.
  • The ramp overcomes the steps.
  • There is step free access along the corridor.
  • The surface of the flooring is carpet.
  • At the end of the corridor there is door leading outside to the rear of the Grandstand.
  • The door opens towards you and is single width.
  • The door width is 85cm.
  • After the doors there is an external tarmac area.
  • There is a door which leads from the external area to the County Hospitality first floor corridor.
  • The door opens towards you and the door is double width.
  • The door width is 120cm.
  • Just beyond the door there is a steep portable ramp or a shallow step.
  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

Getting Around (First Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the first floor.
    • There is a slight ramp, with no handrails, for access to Executive Boxes 1 and 2.
    • The slope gives access to both boxes 1 and 2.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is wood.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.

Counter (Betting Counter- First Floor)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located opposite the County Room and next to Executive Box 8.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is high (110cm+).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.

Hospitality (County Room)

  • The room is located on the first floor.
  • There is step-free access to this area.
  • There is a single door with a width over 75cm to give access to the large County Room. There is a double door with a width over 150cm to give access to the small County Room.
  • There is step-free access within this area.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
  • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • There is a bar/service counter.
  • The height of the bar or service counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 79cm.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Background music varies according to the function/event.
  • The type of service provided in this room can vary.
  • The layout of the room varies according to what it is being used for.
  • There is a double width door to give access to the course viewing balcony. The door width is 140cm wide. There is a shallow step at the entrance. There is step free access on the balcony.
  • The room can be hired for functions and meetings on non match days.
  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available within the room/suite.
  • There are not standard toilets available within the room/suite.
  • There is not a separate parent and baby room within the room/suite.
  • The County Room can be used as one room or divided into two separate rooms.

Executive Boxes (First Floor 1-10)

  • The boxes are located along the first floor.
  • There are 10 boxes on this floor.
  • The box surveyed was 2.
  • The other boxes in this stand/area have a similar layout.
  • There is step-free access to this area.
  • There is a/are single, heavy manual door(s) to access this area.
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • There is step-free access within this area.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
  • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 74cm.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The type of service provided in this box can vary.
  • There is a single, heavy, manual door with an opening width of 75cm+ for access to the pitch viewing area.
  • There is a medium step out onto the racecourse viewing area.
  • The box can be hired for functions and meetings on non match days.

Accessible Toilet(s) (County Hall - First Floor)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the first floor, near the stairs.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 125cm x 220cm (4ft 1in x 7ft 3in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 135cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (County Hall - First Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the top of the stairs.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

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