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Broadwood Leisure Centre

1 Ardgoil Drive, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, G68 9NE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Broadwood Stadium.
  • Related link Broadwood Stadium.

Opening Times (General)

  • Monday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 21:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the building.
    • 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 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 363cm x 488cm (11ft 11in x 16ft).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 48m (52yd 1ft) 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 and block paving.
    • 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.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located in front of the entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 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 has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is an automatic security gate controlled by the staff at reception.
    • The gate opens both ways.
    • The width of the gate is 102cm.
    • There are also electronic turnstile barriers that are security pass activated.
    • The width of the barriers is 55cm.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the cafe and gym.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Within the leisure centre there is a multi-purpose games hall, a Dojo, meeting rooms, two studios, and rooms leased out to a sports physiotherapist and a beautician.

Fundamentals Soft Play

  • Comments View
    • The Fundamentals soft play is located to the left as you enter just past the reception.
    • The entrance has double doors that open towards you (pull). The width is 162cm.
    • The area has a split level with seating and tables at the upper level and soft play on the lower level.
    • Access to the soft play is by stairs or platform lift.
    • There is a cafe with a serving hatch within the soft play area.
    • A party room may be hired.
    • There are additional standard toilets and an accessible toilet and baby change within the soft play area.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

Level Change (Fundamentals Soft Play)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left as you enter.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Soft Play Area)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the Fundamentals Soft Play Area.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 90cm x 145cm (2ft 11in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a small easy ramp to get on to and off the platform lift.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • The cafe is located behind reception, in the main entrance lobby.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 71cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe also serves the Fundamentals Soft Play.
    • The tables and chairs are of the same type as in the cafe area.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 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 to the right as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The lift is approximately 32m (34yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not 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.

Fitness Suite (Gym)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor, to the left as you exit the lift.
    • The fitness suite is 3m (3yd 10in) from the lift.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • Level access is by lift.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is Fitness Training Scotland.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes cable machines, multi-pulley station, hand bike, bench presses and free weights.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:00 - 22:00.
    • Tuesday 06:00 - 22:00.
    • Wednesday 06:00 - 22:00.
    • Thursday 06:00 - 22:00.
    • Friday 06:00 - 22:00.
    • Saturday 08:00 - 17:00.
    • Sunday 09:00 - 21:00.

Accessible Changing Room (Ground Floor)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located on the ground floor main corridor, to the right as you enter.
  • The facility is 38m (41yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The width of the door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The door is locked by a lever twist.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 376cm x 250cm (12ft 4in x 8ft 2in).
  • There is not a lateral transfer space.
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • The locker is within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The accessible changing room has a manual hoist.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The shower has drop down rails, fixed rails and a modesty curtain.
    • Lighting is medium.
    • Colour contrasts for door, fixed and drop down rails, and floor/wall are good.
    • The colour contrast for the toilet seat is poor.
    • The manual hoist is shared between both accessible changing rooms.

Accessible Changing Room (First Floor)

  • The accessible changing room is located on the first floor.
  • The facility is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the lift.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • The door is locked by a locking handle.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 235cm x 310cm (7ft 9in x 10ft 2in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 46cm (1ft 6in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • The locker is within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The accessible changing room has a manual hoist.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 47cm (1ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The manual hoist is shared between both accessible changing rooms.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the ground and first floor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • The ground floor changing rooms are to the right as you enter the building.
    • There are separate female and male changing rooms.
    • They are 20m from the reception.
    • The first floor changing rooms are located in a similar position.
    • They are 10m from the lift.

Accessible Toilet

  • 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 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 226cm (5ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
    • There is 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush 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 female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 113cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are additional similar accessible toilet facilities in the soft play area and on the first floor with transfer space on the left.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the standard changing rooms.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located on the ground floor, between the accessible toilet and baby change room.
    • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Baby Change

  • Baby change and nursing room is to the right as you enter. It is 20m from the main entrance. There is level access.
  • The height of the changing bench is 92cm.
  • There is a wash hand basin, drop down toddler seat, nursing chair with arm rests and nappy vending machine.
  • There is a bin for nappy disposal.
  • Additional changing facilities are available in the soft play area.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the dog walking area to the right of the main entrance.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Comments View
    • The beauticians room is the 'Beautopia Health & Beauty Salon'.
    • The physioterapist's room is 'David Brogan physiotherapist's'.