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New Beginnings North East Ltd

1 The Meadows, Fawdon, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 3NA

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Blaydon.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located on Broom Close, at the side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • 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 building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a single width gate to access the main entrance.
    • The gate opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gate opening is 86cm.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Kitchen

  • There is level access to the kitchen.
  • Access into the kitchen is via a single width door.
  • The door opens away from you (push).
  • The door is permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 70cm.
  • The height of the kitchen units is 90cm.

N Gage Lounge

  • There is level access to the lounge.
  • Access into the lounge is via a single width door.
  • The door opens away from you (push).
  • The door is heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 70cm.
  • Facilities in the lounger include sofas, chairs and a coffee table.

N Gage Training Room

  • There is level access to the training room.
  • Access into the training room is via double width doors with a locked leaf.
  • The doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 76cm.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.
  • Home visits / services are not available.