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Cumbernauld New Town Hall

Bron Way, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, G67 1DZ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include two function suites with associated facilities including catering kitchen, bar serveries, changing rooms and projection facilities.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Cumbernauld.
  • Comments View
    • Buses 343, X25A and X25B stop at the "Bron Way" bus stop on North Carbrain Road.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of the building, off Bron Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 330cm x 490cm (10ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • 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 tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in front of the building.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments View
    • The markings for the Blue Badge bays are faded.
    • There is additional public parking on Tryst Road approximately 180m away, next to the Antonine Shopping Centre and Tryst Sports Centre. There is a height restriction of 2.10m here.
    • There is easy ramped and stepped access from this car park.

Outside Access (Main Entance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 148cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There are two sets of similar doors at the entrance.
    • There is a dark mat immediately beyond the entrance.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 10m (10yd 2ft) 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 varied.

Entrance (Craigieburn Suite)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor in the entrance lobby.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 178cm.
  • Comments View
    • There are two sets of similar doors for this suite.

Craigieburn Suite

  • The Craigieburn Suite is located on the Ground Floor and is the smaller of the two suites catering for up to 90 people.
  • The flooring is varnished wood.
  • The lighting is medium.
  • There is a servery / bar 110cm high with no low section.
  • The seating available is stackable chairs no armrests
  • There are collapsible tables that are 67cm high when erected.

Kitchen

  • There is a standard catering kitchen on the ground floor, to the rear of the Craigieburn Suite with a dumbwaiter lift to the first floor Beechwood Suite.
  • The dumbwaiter lift is 91cm high.
  • The kitchen has non-slip flooring and the lighting is medium.
  • Work surfaces and sinks are generally 90cm high with no low sections.
  • There is a gas hob which is 84cm high, with 12 cooking rings, and cabinet ovens below.
  • There are also baking ovens with controls at 120cm high.
  • There is a microwave with controls at 112cm.
  • There is a catering grill that is 150cm high.
  • There is a movable hot counter that is 90cm high.
  • There is hot water boiler and tap at 125cm high.
  • There is a dishwasher with tray 88cm high, and handle 173cm high.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the entrance lobby.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1.
  • The lift is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 135cm x 140cm (4ft 5in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Entrance (Beechwood Suite)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 161cm.
  • Comments View
    • There are two sets of similar doors for this suite.

Beechwood Suite

  • The Beechwood Suite is located on the first floor and is the larger of the two suites catering for up to 150 people.
  • The flooring is varnished wood.
  • The lighting is adjustable.
  • There is a servery / bar 110cm high with no low section.
  • The seating is chairs with no armrests.
  • There are rectangular collapsible tables that are 67cm high.
  • There are also oval collapsible function tables that are 72cm high.
  • There are projection and audio facilities.
  • There is a 60cm high demountable stage, with 3 deep removable steps without handrails.

Entrance (Stage Door)

  • This information is for the entrance located outside the changing rooms to the Beechwood Suite.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main 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 82cm.
  • Comments View
    • This door is used as the direct link from the changing rooms and is located at the far stage end of the hall on the right.

Standard Changing Room (Unisex - First Floor)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Beechwood Suite stage door.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the first floor to the right as you exit the lift.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are not available within the changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are two similar unisex changing rooms next to each other.
    • There is a standard unisex toilet in each changing room.
    • Access to the Beechwood Suite is by the stage door.

Accessible Toilet (Ground Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the building.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 168cm x 175cm (5ft 6in x 5ft 9in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 134cm (4ft 5in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • 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.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 107cm (3ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • The baby change table is movable.

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor)

Accessible Toilet (First Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the far right as you exit the lift.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 169cm x 179cm (5ft 7in x 5ft 10in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • 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.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The baby change table is moveable.

Standard Toilet(s) (First Floor)

Standard Toilet(s) (Changing Rooms)

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.