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Metrogas Amateur Sports Association

Forty Footway, Avery Hill Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 2EX

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The club is host to several sports clubs and is also available for social-only membership.
    • The bar, meeting rooms and hall are available to hire for events and functions.
    • Bar opening times vary according to the match/ event programme.
    • Please contact the venue for details.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in New Eltham.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is New Eltham.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • 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.
    • 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.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Parking spaces close to the building may be reserved for Blue Badge holders by arrangement.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is 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 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • An alternative set of double doors is located to the left of the main entrance, used for functions.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar does not serve food.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.

Outside Access (Gym Building Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the gym building.
  • 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 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • Members access the facility using a keypad.
    • The keypad is 145cm high.
    • There is a similar entrance to the team changing rooms, to the right of this entrance.
    • The second door is 78cm wide.

Level Change (Gym Building 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 easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There is also a short moderate ramp on the path from the terrace in front of the main building leading to the changing pavilion.

Fitness Suite (Gym)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located in the pavilion to the right of the main building.
    • The fitness suite is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the from the gym building entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • After the initial induction, members have free access to the gym which is unstaffed.

Accessible Toilet (Gym Changing Room)

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the the gym building entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the corridor.
    • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 225cm (4ft 11in 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • 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 not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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 internal door and wall is fair.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is an additional accessible toilet off the bar area.
    • This toilet is kept locked.
    • The key is obtainable from staff.
    • It was not possible to survey this area due to a function in the room.

Standard Changing Room

  • The standard changing room is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the pitches.
  • The standard changing rooms are located in the gym building and also the team changing room facility.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There are standard showers in the gym changing rooms and the team changing rooms.
    • There is a medium step-over into the shower area.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilets are located at the far end of the function hall.
    • The female and male toilets are 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are additional standard toilets off the bar area and within the gym and team changing areas.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.