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Fitness Suite

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

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a fitness suite and a Sport Sciences classroom.
  • Comments View
    • The fitness suite is located on the ground floor of E Block, and can also be accessed from the ground floor of B Block.
    • The fitness suite is open to all staff and students 15:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday.

Opening Times (Term Time)

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Holiday Time)

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • 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

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is outside B Block.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 450cm (13ft 1in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 40m (44yd) from the E Block main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 50m (55yd) from the E Block 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (E Block Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 164cm (5ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (E Block Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the building.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 142cm (4ft 8in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the front of the building.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Fitness Suite Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the main entrance as you enter.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • A college swipe card is required to access the fitness suite.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is infrared.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Scooters are allowed in some parts of the venue.
  • The scooter can be used in accessible areas of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the classroom, located on the far side of the fitness suite.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • Equipment suitable for mobility impaired users includes the Radient upper body machine, arm cycle, resistance bands and free weights.
    • Staff are able to provide silent demonstrations during inductions for users with hearing impairments.

Level Change (Link to B Block)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located at the rear of the building.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 138cm (4ft 6in).

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing rooms are located just inside the fitness suite entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 1m (3ft 3in) from the fitness suite entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 6m (19ft 8in) from the fitness suite.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower

  • There are not standard level access shower facilities available.
  • Comments View
    • The showers are located in the standard changing rooms, and are accessed by a medium step.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 20m (22yd) from the Block E main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the ground floor, straight ahead as you enter the building, through 2 sets of double doors and round the corner on your right.
    • There is level access to the 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 195cm (6ft 7in x 6ft 5in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 toilet roll holder is 111cm (3ft 8in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar adapted toilet on the first floor. The lateral transfer space is on the same side.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do 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.