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Horn Park Sports and Social Club

Eltham Road, Lee, London, SE12 8UE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a main hall, back bar, main bar, squash courts, and changing rooms.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include sports pitches and oudoor seating areas.
  • Comments View
    • The Horn Park Club is linked to Colfe's School and the Old Colfeians Association but offers membership to the whole community.
    • Sports played include rugby, football, cricket, squash, badminton, martial arts and indoor bowls.
    • The club also hosts a regular programme of activities such as dance and fitness classes.
    • The facilities are also available to hire for conferences and functions.
    • The hall, bars and changing rooms are in the main building.
    • The squash courts are in a separate building which can also be reached by an internal bridge link.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the old Bowls Club pavilion, to the right of the car park.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Lee.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Lee.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 300cm x 450cm (9ft 10in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 3m (3yd 10in) 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 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.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 160cm (5ft 3in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 2 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Male Outside Changing Room Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right hand side of the building.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.

Outside Access (Rear Bar from Seating Deck)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located leading onto the wooden deck.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 12cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • In the main building, there is level access to the main hall, main bar and standard female toilets.

Eating and Drinking (Main and Rear Bars)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar does not 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 counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 64cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Comments View
    • The main bar has dining style furniture plus some bar height tables.
    • The rear bar has lounge furniture.
    • Catering is provided for functions.

Standard Changing Room (Male Changing Rooms)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located at the right hand side of the building.
  • 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 medium step.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access from the outside but steps from within the building.
    • There are 7 team-sized changing rooms.
    • There are additional changing rooms and showers on the upper level near the squash courts.

Level Change (Internal Route to Squash Courts and Changing Rooms)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the entrance foyer.
  • There is/are 12 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There is an alternative external route to the squash courts avoiding the steps.
    • These stairs lead to female and male changing rooms and to the viewing gallery overlooking the squash courts.
    • From the gallery there is an internal staircase down to the court entrances.

Standard Changing Room (Standard Male and Female Changing Rooms)

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the upper level, near to the squash courts.
  • 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 medium step.
  • Comments View
    • Within the female changing rooms there are 2 standard shower cubicles.
    • Within the male changing room there is a communal shower area.

Other Floors (Squash Court Building)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are the squash court entrance level to viewing gallery and changing rooms.
    • There are 14 steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is not a landing.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are a viewing gallery and changing rooms.

Outside Access (Squash Court Building Direct Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building, facing the pitches.
  • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).

Level Change (Squash Court Building Direct Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the door threshold.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • Comments View
    • The step over at the threshold is 4cm on the outside, and 7cm from inside.
    • There is a small raised threshold at the entrances to the two squash courts.

Sports Ground (Grandstand)

  • Non-Segregated Seating View
    • Home and Away wheelchair users do not have separate seating areas.
    • Wheelchair users have a designated accessible seating area.
    • There is not level access to the designated seating area.
    • Wheelchair seating is located at the centre front of the grandstand.
    • The view from this area is good.
    • A companion can sit beside / near you.
    • Accessible toilets are available.
    • The closest accessible toilet to the seating area is 100m (109yd 1ft).
    • The accessible toilet is located in the old Bowls Club pavilion.
  • Comments View
    • There is a level route from the car park around the side of the building to the playing fields.
    • The path has an uneven surface in some areas.

Level Change (Grandstand)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the area.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the tiered seating.
  • There is/are 4 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Old Bowls Club Building)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the pavilion.
  • There is 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 light.
  • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).

Accessible Toilet (Right Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the Old Bowls Club entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right after the entrance door.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 135cm x 172cm (4ft 5in x 5ft 8in).
    • There is not 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 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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 not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 136cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 not a mirror.
    • 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 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • 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 good.
  • 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 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The pavilion where the toilet is located is not often used and may be locked.
    • The key may be obtained from staff. Access to the accessible toilet from the pavilion is narrow at 60cm (photograph 5). Alternative access is via an external door to which staff have the key (photograph 6).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • 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 off the main corridor between the two bars.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the female toilets are moderate to good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the male changing room.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the male toilets are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There are additional female and male toilets within the first floor changing rooms.

Level Change (Steps to Male Changing Room and Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the entrance foyer.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

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