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Shooters Hill (Eaglesfield) Sports Centre

Shooters Hill Post 16 Campus, Red Lion Lane, Woolwich, London, SE18 4LD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include sports hall (3rd floor), gym (first floor) , swimming pool (first floor), conference room.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include 3 tennis courts and a multi-use games area.
  • Comments View
    • The sports facilities are used in the day time by the college but are available to hire after 16:00 or according to the college timetable.
    • Facilities are also available on Saturday 08:30 - 17:00, Sunday 08:30 - 12:00.
    • Hirers may be external clubs / private swimming tutors etc.
    • The facilities are not open to individuals.

Location

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

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 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 450cm x 450cm (14ft 9in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 85m (92yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 95m (103yd 2ft) 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 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
    • The car park is only available to hirers after 17:00.
    • The Blue Badge parking is located to the left of the vehicle entrance , at the opposite end of the site from the sports centre.
    • There are standard parking bays closer to the sports centre and tennis courts.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the 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 81cm (2ft 8in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located from the car park up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the left the ramp.
  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

Reception

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The pictures show the conference room, sports hall and gym.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are pool, gym, sports hall.
  • Comments View
    • From the first floor there is a single step down at the door into the gym.

Standard Changing Room (Sports Changing)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the ground floor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower (Sports Changing)

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located in the sports changing rooms.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Swimming Pool

  • There is not level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a wet side chair available.
  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

Standard Changing Room (Pool Changing)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the first floor.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There is a step down and step up through the shower/ footbath from the changing room to the pool.
    • There are separate male and female changing rooms.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the reception desk.
    • 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 locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 320cm (5ft 11in x 10ft 6in).
    • 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 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the ground floor accessible toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a fixed seat.
  • The height of the seat is 47cm (1ft 7in).
  • There is not level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Outside Access (Multi-Sports Court - Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the far side of the court.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a second door into the court nearer to the building (photograph 2), but this is reached by stairs only.

Level Change (Entrance to multisports Court)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the sports centre.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the alternative entrance, to the left of the sports centre.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

Level Change (Access to Tennis Courts)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located from the car park to the left of the sports building.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The sloping path also has a moderate slope across its width and is uneven in areas.

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