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Blackheath Sports Club - Rugby Club

Rectory Field, Charlton Road, Blackheath, London, SE3 8SR

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Introduction

Opening Times (Club Opening Times)

  • Monday 18:00 - 23:00..
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 23:00..
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 23:00..
  • Thursday 18:00 - 23:00..
  • Friday 18:00 - 23:00..
  • Saturday 12:00 - 23:00..
  • Sunday 12:00 - 23:00..

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Blackheath.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Westcombe Park.
  • The nearest underground station is North Greenwich.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park is just past the ticket office.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 0 designated 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Parking is also available outside the Pavillion and Barbarians Bar, shown in photograph 2.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Charlton Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Pavillion Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the pavillion.
  • There is not 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.

Level Change (Pavillion Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the entrance as you face it.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the left of the entrance as you face it.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp overcomes the steps mentioned, and has a handrail on the right hand side going up.

Outside Access (Pavillion Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the side of the building.
  • There is not 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 146cm (4ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the dining room, but the main and small bars can also be accessed from this entrance.

Level Change (Pavillion Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the entrance as you face it.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the left of the entrance as you face it.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Barbarians Bar Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located next to the Main Pavillion.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are also similar entrances at the front and rear of the building, except with single doors, 73 cm wide.

Level Change (Barbarian Bar Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the entrance as you face it.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the left of the entrance as you face it.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp overcomes the steps mentioned and has a handrail on left hand side going up.
    • There is slso a shallow threshold in front of the door.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 48m (52yd) from the main entrance.
  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.
  • Comments View
    • To avoid the speed bumps on route from the main entrance to the ground and bars, pedestrians must use a path with a gravel surface.
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Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the paths throughout the venue.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Level Change (Main Stand)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located throughout the stand.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There are 1 or 2 steps to access the front row of the main stand.
    • Only the steps at the far side of the stand have a handrail available.

Sports Ground

  • Non-Segregated Seating View
    • Home and Away wheelchair users do not have separate seating areas.
    • Wheelchair users do not have a designated accessible seating area.
  • Comments View
    • Viewing areas, suitable for wheelchair users, are available on the side of the pith close to the Barbarians Bar and Main Pavillion. These areas are unsurfaced.
    • The view from this area is good.
    • A companion cannot sit beside/near you.
    • Adapted toilets are not available.
    • There is not an audio description service.
    • Wheelchair users and people with mobility impairments can also watch matches from inside the Barbarian Bar.
    • The 1st row of the main stand may be accessible to some people with mobility impairments.

Eating and Drinking (Pavillion Main Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar does not serve food.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (6ft 7in) from the Pavillion main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 107cm (3ft 6in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

Standard Toilet(s) (Main Pavillion)

Eating and Drinking (Barbarians Bar )

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 5m (16ft 5in) from the Barbarians Bar main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 66cm (2ft 2in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

Standard Toilet(s) (Barbarians Bar)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.