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Bistro

A Block, North Nottinghamshire College, Carlton Road, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 7HP

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Introduction

  • The Bistro is located on the ground floor of A Block, to the left of the college main entrance as you enter, next to the Theatre.

Opening Times (Term Time)

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:15.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:15.
  • Friday 08:00 - 15:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Vacation)

  • Monday 09:00 - 13:00..
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00..
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00..
  • Thursday 09:00 - 13:00..
  • Friday 09:00 - 13:00..
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Worksop.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Worksop.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Main Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located on the opposite side of Carlton Road in the NFPC 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 500cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 33m (36yd 3in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally busy.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The dropped kerbs leading out of the car park do not have tactile paving (photograph 3).
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerbs at the road crossing on Carlton Road (photograph 4).
    • This is the main car park for the college, and is accessed from Turner Road. It is locked at 18.15 Monday and Friday, and 21.15 Tuesday - Thursday during term time and at 18.15 Monday - Friday during the holidays.
    • There are further designated bays in this car park outside the Food Technology Centre and the National Fluid Power Centre. Please see the separate guides to these buildings for more details.

Parking (Bistro Side Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located to the side of the of A Block, off Carlton Road.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is accessed from Carlton Road, and is located at the far left hand side of the building from the main entrance, next to the Bistro side entrance.
    • There are no designated bays, but it can be used as a drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the main campus, off Carlton Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • This is the main entrance to the College site.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • There is also an easy ramp between the 2 sets of doors (shown in photograph 2).

Entrance (A Block Entrance from Reception)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the main reception as you face it.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 147cm (4ft 10in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located directly to the left of the main reception desk.
    • The ramp/slope bypasses the steps.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides going up.
    • The width of the ramp is 96cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located directly to the left of the main reception desk.
    • There is / are 4 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides going up.

Outside Access (Bistro Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side 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 (with an unlocked extension leaf).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in).

Level Change (Bistro Side Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading down from the car park to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

Outside Access (Entrance Opposite C Block)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There is also another small threshold directly in the entrance (shown in photograph 3).

Level Change (Entrance Opposite C Block)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located either side of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Serving Area Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 162cm (5ft 4in).

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 throughout the Bistro.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance from the serving area to the seating area is 100 cm wide with no doors.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • 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 chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 42m (45yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is main meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • Menus can be made available in large print on request.
    • High tables, 102 cm high, are also available in the Bistro.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 54m (59yd 2in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located next to the entrance opposite C Block.
    • There is not 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 locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 183cm (4ft 11in x 6ft).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • 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 pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • 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 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 47cm (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 112cm (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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external 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 toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible toilet is located 3 metres from the entrance opposite C Block.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
    • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the ground floor and the first floor.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located next to the entrance opposite C Block.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 53m (57yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the ground floor female toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • The door leading to the standard toilets from the corridor has Braille and tactile signage. Beyond this, the doors leading to the separate male and female toilets have pictorial signs.
    • These toilets are 4 metres from the entrance opposite C Block.
    • The standard male and female toilets on the first floor (photograph 4) are located to the right of the reception lift as you exit.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.