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Shenley Leisure Centre

Burchard Crescent, Shenley Church End, Milton Keynes, MK5 6HF

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include squash, badminton, tennis, basketball courts, a fitness studio, dance studio, football pitches, fitness classes, sportsmens rest bar, gymnasium and table tennis.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Shenley Church End.
  • 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 Milton Keynes Central.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:15 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 08:15 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 08:15 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 08:15 - 22:00.
  • Friday 08:15 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 08:15 - 22:00.
  • Sunday 08:15 - 22:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 327cm x 595cm (10ft 9in x 19ft 6in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 45m (49yd) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 59m (65yd) 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • 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 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 162cm (5ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in some parts of the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Restaurant Bar Internal (The Sportsmens Rest)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Food is not available from the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 44cm (1ft 5in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 97cm (3ft 2in).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • 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.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the fitness suite and viewing gallery.

Fitness Suite (Inspire Fitness Studio)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • There is not level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are light.
    • The opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is by the company.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the left after you enter.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • The door opens sliding.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is light.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is not clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 144cm x 194cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 4in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is a push button style of alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 41cm (1ft 4in).
    • 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).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 103cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located in the schools standard changing room.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • The shower is located in the school changing rooms and is available after 17:00.

Standard Changing Room (Male)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 17m (19yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 11m (12yd) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 7m (22ft 12in) from the sports hall.
  • The standard changing rooms are located at the rear of the venue.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower (Male)

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Changing Room (Female)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 19m (21yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 13m (14yd) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 9m (29ft 6in) from the sports hall.
  • The standard changing rooms are located at the rear of the venue.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower (Female)

  • There are not standard level access shower facilities available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.