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Shooters Hill Lawn Tennis Club

Eaglesfield Road, Shooters Hill, London, SE18 3DA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a lounge area with bar counter and changing rooms.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include 6 all-weather floodlit tennis courts.
  • Comments View
    • The tennis club is open to members only.
    • All full members of the club have their own key to access the facilities freely.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Falconwood.
  • The nearest DLR station is Woolwich Arsenal.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Entrance Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the club house building, on Eaglesfield Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • This gate leads to the ramp to the club house.
    • There is also a gate to the right hand side of the club house (shown in photograph 3) which leads to steps.

Level Change (Access to Clubhouse)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located from the left hand gate to the decked area in front of the club house.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located from the right hand gate to the path leading to the club house.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • 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.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Clubhouse Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the clubhouse, facing the courts.
  • 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 heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in).

Inside Access

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

Standard Changing Room

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the clubhouse entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the side of the lounge area.
  • There is 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Access to Tennis Courts)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located from the decking in front of the clubhouse down to the two sets of tennis courts.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located from the front of the decking area down to the path.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • 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 the right going up.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • After the ramp, there is level access into both court enclosures.
    • There is also a short easy ramp up to an area of artificial grass with two bench seats for spectators.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.