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Rusty's

Unit 3&4 International Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the 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 Newcastle.

Opening Times

  • Monday 20:00 - 03:00.
  • Tuesday 22:00 - 03:00.
  • Wednesday 22:00 - 03:00.
  • Thursday 20:00 - 03:00.
  • Friday 20:00 - 03:00.
  • Saturday 20:00 - 03:00.
  • Sunday 20:00 - 03:00.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Times Square)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 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 176cm (5ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The first set of doors are normally held open when the bar is open.

Level Change (Times Square)

  • 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.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a raised section in the bar which is accessed by 3 medium steps with handrails on both sides.

Eating and Drinking

  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 113cm (3ft 8in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest table is 4 metres (13.1 feet) from the entrance.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G - 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not 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.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are another bar and seating area.

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.
    • The accessible toilet is 11m (12yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right of the bar as you face it.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of the bar staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 196cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 5in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • Disposal facilities are not 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.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 136cm (4ft 6in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 79cm (2ft 7in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
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Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.