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Cluny 2

36 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PQ

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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 situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Manors.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Outside Access)

  • 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 143cm (4ft 8in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the corridor, 81 cm wide, leading to the toilets from the lift.

Eating and Drinking (Cafe Bar)

  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest table is 7 metres (22.9 feet) from the theatre entrance.
    • The bar has a lowered section, accessible to wheelchair users.

Theatre

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
  • This venue does not provide audio described performances.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.
  • Concessions are not available.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1 - 2 - 3.
    • 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.
    • The lighting level is bright.
  • Comments View
    • The main entrance is on floor 3, the toilets are on floor 2 and the theatre is on floor 1.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the foyer as you enter.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1 - 2 - 3.
  • The lift is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 92cm x 150cm (3ft x 4ft 11in).
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does 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 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on floor 2, on the left as you leave the lift.
  • 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 140cm x 217cm (4ft 7in x 7ft 1in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 118cm (3ft 10in).
    • 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 corridor between the lift and the toilet is 81 cm at its narrowest.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.