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Regal Picturehouse

2 Boroma Way, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BZ

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About this venue

Office Number: 01491 414 080

Access Guide

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Cinema Introduction

  • Cinema Information View
    • The cinema has 3 screens in total.
    • There are 3 screens with designated seating for disabled visitors.
    • The screen(s) with designated seating is/are located on the first floor.
    • The screens with designated seating include; Screens 1, 2 and 3.
    • There is not an IMAX screen.
    • There is not a 4DX screen.
    • Advanced bookings are available.
    • Concessions are available.
    • Tickets are free for carers.
    • Visitors can use the Cinema Exhibitors Association Card at the cinema.
    • Some films are rotated between screens to allow access.
    • Some films can be audio described.
    • Some subtitled screenings are available.
    • There are two subtitled film screenings a week, one during the day and one in the evening. Contact the venue for more information.
    • Some autism friendly screenings are available.
    • The autism friendly screening is one Sunday a month. Contact the venue for more information. There is a dementia friendly screening once a month, on the first Wednesday of the month. Contact the venue for more information.
    • Assistance dogs are welcomed in the cinema screen(s).

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The cinema is in the centre of the town. There are various routes to the cinema. The closest car park is the King's Road Car Park at the back of Waitrose..
    • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
    • The cinema is easily accessible by bus, with routes 800 and 850 running near the cinema.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest Railway Station is Henley-on-Thames.
    • The Cinema is a short walk from Henley-on-Thames Station.

Public Parking

  • Public Car Park View
    • There is a car park for public use within approximately 200m (219yd).
    • The public car park is located on King Road.
    • The name of the car park is King Road Car Park.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • There is step free access on the approach.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Bell Street.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
  • Circulation View
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs and lift.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • Music is played in the main foyer.

Eating and Drinking (Regal Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • The cafe is located on the ground floor, ahead as you enter.
  • There is step free access to the cafe.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step free access within the cafe.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does not play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 68cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 108cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 74cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are hand held menus and wall menus available.
  • 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.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located on the ground floor, ahead as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 3m from the main entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is not a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within 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.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Cinema Foyer

  • Cinema Foyer View
    • The cinema foyer is located on the first floor, ahead as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to the cinema foyer, via lift.
    • There is step free access throughout the foyer.
    • The type of flooring in the foyer is carpet.
    • There is some flooring in the foyer which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Wayfinding signage is available.
    • The foyer does play background music.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests in the foyer.
  • Ticket Counter(s) View
    • There is not a/are not ticket counter(s) within the foyer.
  • Food and Drink Counter(s) View
    • There is a/are food/drink counter(s) within the foyer.
    • The counter(s) is/are located on the first floor, to the right as you exit the lift.
    • The nearest counter is approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • The counter(s) is/are clearly visible from the lift.
    • There is step free access to the counter(s).
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter(s).
    • There are not windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter(s) which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter(s) is/are not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter(s) are good.
    • The height of the counter(s) is/are high (110cm+).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter(s).
    • There is a/are lowered section(s) of the counter(s).
    • The lowered section(s) of the counter(s) is/are not at the recommended height of 76cm.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter(s).
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • There are wall menus available.
    • 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.
    • Staff can bring food/drink to screens if required.
    • Tickets can be purchased from the food/drink counter(s).

Screen(s) (1)

  • Access to Screen(s) View
    • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • The name/number of the screen surveyed is 1.
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the cinema foyer.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The 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 130cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 130cm.
    • The entrance door(s) is/are not permanently held open before and after screenings.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
    • This entrance gives access to the rear of the screen.
  • Screen Information View
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • Premium seating is not available within the screen.
    • The width of the rows of seating is 48cm.
    • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located at the rear of the cinema foyer.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the majority of seating.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Designated Seating Area(s) View
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are located at the rear of the screen.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are not clearly marked/signed.
    • There is step-free access to the designated seating area(s).
    • There is/are 4 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.
    • The view from this seating area is good.
    • Companions sit next to the patron, behind the patron and in front of the patron.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.

Screen(s) (2)

  • Access to Screen(s) View
    • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • The name/number of the screen surveyed is 2.
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the cinema foyer.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The 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 130cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 130cm.
    • The entrance door(s) is/are not permanently held open before and after screenings.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
    • This entrance gives access to the rear of the screen.
  • Screen Information View
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • Premium seating is not available within the screen.
    • The width of the rows of seating is 47cm.
    • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located at the rear of the cinema foyer.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the majority of seating.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • There are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are low.
    • The ramp/slope is not clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
    • The ramp/slope is not clearly illuminated during screenings.
  • Designated Seating Area(s) View
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are located in the middle (Row E and Row G).
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are not clearly marked/signed.
    • There is step-free access to the designated seating area(s).
    • There is/are 4 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.
    • The view from this seating area is good.
    • Companions sit next to the patron, behind the patron and in front of the patron.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.

Screen(s) (3)

  • Access to Screen(s) View
    • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • The name/number of the screen surveyed is 3.
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the Cinema Foyer.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The 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 130cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The 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 130cm.
    • The entrance door(s) is/are not permanently held open before and after screenings.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
    • This entrance gives access to the rear of the screen.
  • Screen Information View
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • Premium seating is not available within the screen.
    • The width of the rows of seating is 47cm.
    • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located at the rear of the cinema foyer.
    • There is step-free access to the majority of seating.
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 10cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps are clearly illuminated during screenings.
    • The steps are clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
  • Designated Seating Area(s) View
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are located in the middle (Row F) and at the front (Row B).
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are not clearly marked/signed.
    • There is step-free access to the designated seating area(s).
    • There is/are 4 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.
    • The view from this seating area is good.
    • Companions sit next to the patron and in front of the patron.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.
    • There is a very easy slope running from the screen entrance to the front of the screen.

Ramp(s) or Slope(s) (Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope located just beyond the cinema foyer.
  • The ramp/slope is used to access the accessible toilet, standard female toilets and standard male toilets.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the cinema foyer.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 200cm (4ft 10in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm in front of the seat.
    • The toilet has a non slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 170cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 43cm (1ft 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).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 130cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • 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 at the rear of the cinema foyer.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.