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Bill Chafer Youth Centre

Flash Lane, Bramley, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S66 1TS

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a community hall and youth centre.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a football pitch, a basketball court and changing area.

Opening Times

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

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Rotherham Central.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the side of the 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 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 480cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 16m (17yd 1ft) 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • 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
    • There are a further 2 similar car parks for the youth centre.
    • One car park is to the right of the building and includes 1 Blue Badge Bay.
    • One car park is to the left of the building and contains standard bays only.

Outside Access (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 door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in).

Level Change (Main 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.

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 depending on the event taking place.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Chairs without armrests are available throughout the building.

Kitchen Area

  • The venue has a kitchen area.
  • The kitchen area is located on the right as you enter via the main entrance.
  • The kitchen area is 5m from the main entrance.
  • The door to the kitchen area opens away from you (push).
  • The door is heavy.
  • The width of the door is 86cm.
  • The height of the counters are 91cm.
  • There is a lower section.
  • The height of the lower section is 70cm.
  • There is an oven / hob in the kitchen area.
  • The height to the top of the controls is 87cm.
  • The height to the top of the hob is 92cm.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink has a mixer tap.
  • The tap is a lever tap.
  • The height of the sink is 93cm.
  • There is a dishwasher.
  • The height to the top of the highest control is 75cm.
  • There is a fridge.
  • The height to the centre of the handle is 71cm.
  • There is a microwave on the work surface.
  • The height to the top control is 110cm.
  • There are two serving hatches.
  • The highest serving hatch is high (101cm).
  • The lowest serving hatch is medium height (80cm).

Outside Access (Outdoor Sports Area Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the main building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 380cm (12ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • There is an archway style entrance without gates to the left of the accessible entrance.
    • This gate is wider at the bottom but the width reduces through height.
    • The width at the bottom of the gate is 106cm.
    • The width at the top of the gate is 34cm.

Level Change (Outdoor Sports Area Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outdoor Sports Area

  • The outdoor sports area is located to the rear of the venue.
  • There are football pitches, a basketball court, a skate park and changing rooms.
  • There are pathways in the outdoor sports area.
  • The pathways have easy and moderate slopes.
  • There is seating surrounding the skate park and within the basketball courts.
  • The seating does not have armrests.

Outside Access (Standard Changing Rooms)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the changing rooms.
  • 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 84cm (2ft 9in).

Level Change (Standard Changing Rooms)

  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The level change is located between the 2 changing room buildings.
    • Changing rooms 1 and 2 have a shallow step in front of the entrance.
    • Changing room 3 has a medium height step in front of the entrance.
    • Changing room 4 has a deep step in front of the entrance.
    • There is a grass area to cross to access the changing rooms from the pathway.

Standard Changing Room (Outdoor Sports Area)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the outdoor sports area entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located within the grounds of the outdoor sports area.
  • There is not 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 deep step.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 buildings located within the grounds.
    • Each building contains 2 changing rooms.
    • The changing room surveyed was changing room 1.

Accessible Toilet (Main Building)

  • 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 written text and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the main corridor to the left as you enter the main entrance.
    • There is 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 185cm x 225cm (6ft 1in x 7ft 5in).
    • 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 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • 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 alarm.
    • 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 not available in the cubicle.
    • 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 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 height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • 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 poor.
    • 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.

Standard Toilet(s) (Main Building)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left as you enter via the main entrance.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left as you enter via the main entrance.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.

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