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John Roan Club

John Roan Playing Fields, Kidbrooke Park Road, Blackheath, London, SE3 9Nf

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a bar, function room and changing rooms (in the pavilion building), and a separate building with additional changing rooms.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include 2 tennis courts, a basketball court, 5 full size football pitches, 2 seven-a-side grass pitches, all weather pitches (can be 3 X 5-a-side ptches) and 2 cricket nets.
  • Comments View
    • The John Roan Club is linked to the John Roan School but membership is available to all members of the community.
    • The lounge bar is open to members and, along with the function room is available to hire for private events.
    • The sports facilities are also available to hire by outside groups when not in use by the school.

Opening Times (Club)

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 22:30.
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 22:30.
  • Thursday 18:00 - 22:30.
  • Friday Closed.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 22:30.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 20:30.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the back 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 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 11m (12yd 1in) from the bar accessible entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 42m (45yd 2ft) from the bar accessible entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Accessible Bar Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located facing the pitches.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Accessible Bar Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the door.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

Outside Access (Bar Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the pavilion.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 74cm (2ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Bar Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the door threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Pavilion Changing Rooms)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the left hand side of the building, facing the pitches.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 76cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Pavilion Changing Rooms)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the door and at the threshold.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Pavilion Function Room)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the centre of the building, facing the pitches.
  • 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 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Pavilion Function Room)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • For events, this entrance can be bypassed using the accessible entrance to the bar, which connects with the function room.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played when the bar is open.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The pictures show the function room and the adjacent kitchen.
    • The function room has sliding, folding doors to open up the space to the bar area.

Eating and Drinking (JRC Bar)

  • 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 counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • The type of food served here is catering for events.

Standard Changing Room (Pavilion)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the pavilion changing room entrance.
  • The standard changing rooms are located at the left hand end of the building from the pitches.
  • Comments View
    • There are 4 team changing rooms with associated showers and toilets.
    • There is a medium step down into the shower area.
    • There is a separate changing room for match officials.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s) (Bar)

Level Change (Bar Toilets)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located after the doorway to the right of the bar.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (New Changing Rooms)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the separate building, facing the pitches.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) 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 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (New Changing Rooms)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the door.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Standard Changing Room (New Changing Rooms)

  • The standard changing rooms are located in the separate block.
  • Comments View
    • When mixed sports are taking place this building is usually reserved for female changing.
    • From the changing room there is a medium ummarked step up into the shower and toilet areas.
    • There is also a separate changing room in this building for match officials.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Comments View
    • From the pavilion building there is a firm surfaced path with easy slopes around the edge of the playing field to the tennis courts and all-weather pitches.