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Archbold Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1DB

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Manors.

Opening Times

  • Monday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Thursday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Friday 12:00 - 02:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 02:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 00:00.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The Archbold Terrace public car park is located on the opposite side of Archbold Terrace to the venue. The car park is a pay and display for all users.

Outside Access (Archbold Terrace)

  • 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 186cm (6ft 1in) 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 188cm (6ft 2in) wide.

Level Change (Archbold Terrace)

  • 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 moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 220cm (7ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • The third set of doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The doors are 154cm (5ft 1in) wide.
    • The ramp has a cobbled surface.

Outside Access (the rear of the bar - lower ground floor entrance)

  • 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 185cm (6ft 1in) 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 94cm (3ft 1in) wide.

Level Change (the rear of the bar - lower ground floor 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 moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a moderate ramp, 120 cm wide, or 2 medium steps with handrails on both sides, on the lower ground floor, leading up to the bar and toilets from the entrance.
    • There is also a moderate ramp leading up to a raised bar area on the ground floor.

Eating and Drinking

  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 61cm (2ft).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is main meals and snacks.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG - G - 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is only a handrail on the right hand side going up between the lower ground and ground floors.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the near end of the bar on the ground floor.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G - 1.
  • The lift is 14m (15yd) from accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 101cm x 140cm (3ft 4in x 4ft 7in).
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the far side of the bar on the ground floor.
  • 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 twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 219cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 2in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • 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.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • 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 is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • The standard toilets are accessed by 15+ deep steps from the ground floor, or the moderate ramp from the lower ground floor entrance.
    • There is also an accessible toilet available on the lower ground floor, opposite the bar.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the lower ground floor, by the stairs.
    • The female toilets are 25m (27yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the lower ground floor, by the stairs.
    • The male toilets are 28m (30yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The standard toilets are accessed by 15+ deep steps from the ground floor, or the moderate ramp from the lower ground floor entrance.
    • There is also an accessible toilet available on the lower ground floor, opposite the bar.

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a private dining room available on the first floor.