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Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife And Falconry Centre

Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S25 4EQ

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Kiveton Park.

Opening Times

  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.
  • Comments View
    • The venue is open everyday except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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 venue.
    • 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 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 247cm x 480cm (8ft 1in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Jungle Gift Shop entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 27m (29yd 1ft) from the Jungle Gift Shop 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 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 not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • On Saturdays and Sundays the car park in front of the venue is reserved for Blue Badge holders.
    • Overflow parking is available on the approach road, to the right as you enter the grounds.
    • The overflow car park is not accessible to a wheelchair user due to a grass surface and some steep slopes (shown in photographs 4, 5 and 6).

Outside Access (Jungle Gift Shop and Centre Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 101cm (3ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • There are separate entrance and exit doors.
    • The exit doors lead into the park.
    • The exit doors are double with a transom in the centre.
    • Each door is 95cm wide and heavy.
    • These doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are held open during good weather.

Level Change (Jungle Gift Shop and Centre Entrance)

  • 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 is easy.

Jungle Gift Shop

  • The Jungle Gift Shop is located to the left of the car park as you face the venue.
  • There is level access once inside the gift shop.
  • There is a counter.
  • The counter is to the left as you enter the gift shop.
  • The counter is 3m from the gift shop entrance.
  • The height of the counter is 110cm (high).
  • There is not a hearing assistance loop.

Level Change (Jungle Gift Shop Exit)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located after the exit.
  • 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.

Outside Access (Kiosk Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the front car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is used during busy periods, some weekends and throughout school holidays.
    • There are two payment windows at this entrance.
    • The height of the payment windows is 71cm.

Level Change (Kiosk Entrance)

  • 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 is easy.

Picnic Room

  • The picnic room is located to the left as you exit the Jungle Gift Shop.
  • The door is single and light.
  • The door opens towards you (pull).
  • During good weather the door is held open
  • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
  • There is a moderate ramp at the entrance.
  • The height of the tables is 72cm.
  • There are no chairs with armrests.
  • There is additional seating in the courtyard outside this room.

Outside Access (Activity Centre - Toilet Block)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left as you exit the gift shop.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 370cm (12ft 2in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • Part of the opening is covered by walk through plastic drapes.
    • The opening without drapes is 60cm wide.

Activity Centre

  • The activity centre is located to the left as you exit the Jungle Gift Shop exit.
  • The door is single and light.
  • This width of the door opening is 76cm.
  • There is an easy slope in front of the entrance.
  • The activity centre has two levels.
  • The ground floor has coin operated amusement machines including pinball and some free activities including drawing and colouring.
  • The second floor has a party and disco room
  • The height of the tables in the party and disco room are 61cm.
  • There are no chairs with armrests in any of the rooms.

Other Floors (Activity Centre)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not 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 medium.

Lift (Activity Centre)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear of the activity centre.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the activity centre entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 146cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does 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 have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Standard Toilet(s) (Activity Centre Toilet Block)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter the Activity Centre Toilet Block.
    • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Activity Centre Toilet Block entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are sinks located to the right as you enter this area.
    • The height of the sinks are 70cm.
    • There are similar shared standard toilets in the children's play area toilet block.

Accessible Toilet (Activity Centre - Toilet Block)

  • 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 40m (43yd 2ft) from the Jungle Gift Shop entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you exit the Jungle Gift Shop.
    • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 167cm x 230cm (5ft 6in 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 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • 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 a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are 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 the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (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 a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 136cm (4ft 6in).
    • 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 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot 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 good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 83cm (2ft 9in).

Level Change (Children's Play Area Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face 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.

Accessible Toilet (Activity Centre - Toilet Block)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is written text and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the jungle gift shop toilet block entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear right of the jungle gift shop toilet 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 91cm (2ft 12in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 201cm x 284cm (6ft 7in x 9ft 4in).
    • 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 132cm (4ft 4in).
    • 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 a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are open waste paper bin 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 the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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 104cm (3ft 5in).
    • 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 106cm (3ft 6in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 91cm (2ft 12in).
  • Comments View
    • Using the accessible toilet avoids the second set of doors and level change.

Level Change (Activity Centre Accessible Toilet)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in the doorway.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar level change to access the standard toilets.

Parks and Gardens (Tropical Butterfly Centre Exterior Walk)

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac and gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • There are steep ramps on some routes.
    • There are many different buildings within the grounds housing animals, birds and reptiles.

Farm Barn

  • The farm barn entrance is 3m wide with no doors
  • This area houses sheep, turkeys, ducks, rabbits and pheasants.

Lemur Heights

  • The door to this area is double and heavy.
  • The door opens towards you (pull).
  • This width of the door opening is 150cm.
  • The second door is double and opens towards you (pull).
  • The door is permanently held open.
  • This width of the door opening is 150cm.
  • There are glass enclosures in this area with lemurs and lemurs in the outside area beyond the glass viewing area.

Butterfly House

  • The doors are double and heavy.
  • The doors open towards you (pull).
  • The width of the door opening is 146cm.
  • The second entrance is 120cm in width with plastic drapes.
  • There is a nocturnal room within with plastic drapes.
  • The entrance to this room is 90cm.
  • There is an easy slope leading to this area.
  • The width of the slope is 90cm.
  • There is a small sloped bridge which is 109cm in width.
  • This bridge has rope handrails.
  • The atmosphere in this area is very humid.
  • There are butterflies and insects flying freely in this room.
  • There are four deep steps with no handrails leading to a further viewing area.
  • There are benches along the pathways.

Children's Play Areas

  • There are several gates to these areas.
  • The gates are single and heavy
  • All of the gates are 125cm in width.
  • Some of the gates open towards you (pull), and some gates open away from you (push).
  • The paths in these areas are wood chip, grass and concrete.
  • There are various activities including climbing frames, slides and a zip wire.

Hand Washing

  • There are hand washing facilities in many of the areas around the venue.
  • The sinks vary in height from 70cm to 74cm.
  • The taps are twist and turn.
  • There is not mixer taps at any of the sinks.

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 and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 500m (546yd 2ft) from the Jungle Gift shop and Centre entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the children's play area.
    • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 166cm x 229cm (5ft 5in x 7ft 6in).
    • 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 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are 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 the left.
    • 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 49cm (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 a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 139cm (4ft 7in).
    • 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 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot 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 good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 84cm (2ft 9in).

Additional Info

  • Staff do not 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 on the grass areas surrounding the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.