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Grendon Sports Pavilion and Recreation Ground

Boot Hill, Grendon, North Warwickshire, CV9 2EL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include changing rooms, an accessible toilet and standard toilets.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a football pitch.

Opening Times (Pavilion)

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

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Atherstone.

Parking

  • 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 front of the venue in Boot Hill.
    • 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.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Changing Rooms Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front left 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 single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 changing rooms with entrances to the front of the building.
    • The doors are identical.

Level Change (Changing Rooms Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Standard Changing Room (Changing Rooms)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the changing room entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the pitch.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located beyond the changing room entrance.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.
  • The shower cubicle(s) / area is / are accessed via a medium step.
  • Comments View
    • The changing rooms as for female or male use dependent on events taking place at the venue.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Pitches

  • There are 2 football pitches for public use opposite the car park.
  • From the changing rooms there is a tarmacked surface to the entrance of the playing field.
  • The entrance to the football pitch is 210cm wide with bollards to the centre, which are 90cm apart.
  • There is a slight slope at the entrance.

Standard Toilet(s) (Changing Rooms)

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the changing room entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the building.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the caretaker.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 92cm (3ft).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 230cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 7in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • 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 not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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 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 medium.

Standard Shower (Accessible Toilet)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the accessible toilet.
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.

Level Change (Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

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.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.