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Cutty Sark

14 Joyce Dawson Way, Thamesmead Shopping Centre, Thamesmead, London, SE28 8RA

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About this venue

Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and discover stories of life on board the fastest ship of her day. Take the helm at the ship’s wheel, walk beneath the original hull and see spectacular views across London. Enjoy Afternoon Tea in unique surroundings beneath Cutty Sark’s copper-plated hull.

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the area.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • This venue is situated in Thamesmead.
  • 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 Plumstead.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • Monday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 11:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 11:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 22:30.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the side 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 are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 365cm x 485cm (11ft 12in x 15ft 11in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 106m (116yd) from the main entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 149m (163yd) from the main entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The car park surface is block paving.
  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in) wide.

Outside Access (Alternative Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are low.
  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located between the entrances and the bar.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 64cm (2ft 1in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 64cm (2ft 1in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • Anyone unable to access the bar will be served at the table.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 12:00 - 15:00..
    • Tuesday 12:00 - 15:00..
    • Wednesday 12:00 - 15:00..
    • Thursday 12:00 - 15:00..
    • Friday 12:00 - 15:00..
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are not available.
  • Plastic cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.