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Westfield House, The Links, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0TG

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Parking (Annual Badge Holder/Hospitality/Premier/Conference and Events)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off the A1304.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 9 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 270cm x 550cm (8ft 10in x 18ft 1in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the car park.

Outside Access (Premier Enclosure Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located next to the Annual Badge Holders Car Park.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrnace.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Counter (Hospitality and Owners & Trainers)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located to the left on entering the Premier Enclosure Entrance.
    • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.

Conference and Events

  • Situated on the West Suffolk border and well served by travel links, the Suffolk venue is one of the largest and most impressive conference venues in the UK.
  • Newmarket Racecourse is conveniently located and has superb facilities for 2 - 1500 delegates. With hundreds of free car parking spaces and the racing headquarters right on the doorstep, space is something with which the racecourse is blessed.
  • The expert catering, competitive day delegate rates, free parking and superb views offer every organiser the perfect venue for any conference. Please contact the venue for more information on 01638 675 300.

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