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St Mark's Church Centre

22 Greenwich South Street, Greenwich, London, SE10 8TY

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include an activity hall, upper hall (also used for church services), foyer coffee bar and basement meeting rooms with kitchen.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to the activity hall (ground floor) and the upper hall (first floor - by lift).
    • The basement rooms are accessed by stairs only.
    • The various meeting rooms are used for regular events such as fitness sessions, a playgroup and for tutoring.
    • They are also available to hire by outside groups. .
    • The building is open according to the event programme.
    • There is a contact form for bookings and other enquiries on the venue website.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 200cm x 500cm (6ft 7in x 16ft 5in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Ashburnham Place.
  • Comments View
    • The area is in a residents' controlled parking zone every day except directly outside the church entrance where parking is allowed Saturday and Sunday.
    • There is room for 2 - 3 cars to park on the church forecourt.
    • The spaces are not marked.

Outside Access (Church Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Greenwich South Street.
  • 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 152cm (4ft 12in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • These doors are only used when church services are taking place.

Level Change (Church Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the doors.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Entrance To Community Rooms)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right side of the building on Ashburnham Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) 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.
  • Comments View
    • The door described is from the ramp.
    • There is a separate door 62cm wide from the stairs into the lobby.
    • The intercom is to the right of the second door, inside the lobby.

Level Change (Entrance To Community Rooms)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located up to the accessible entrance.
  • 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 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the right of the ramp.
  • There is / are 8 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 (Basement Direct Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located towards the rear of the building, on Ashburnham Place.
  • 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 72cm (2ft 4in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This door opens onto one of the landings on the rear stairs.

Level Change (Basement Direct Entrance)

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

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • There is a hearing loop in the upper hall.
    • The coffee bar counter can be used by event organisers to provide refreshments.

Activity and Upper Halls

  • The Activity Hall is located on the ground floor, off the side entrance foyer.
  • The Upper Hall, which is also used for church services, is a large multi-purpose carpeted room.

Basement Rooms

  • There are a series of interconnecting meeting rooms plus a kitchen at basement level.
  • When these rooms are hired, access is usually by the direct side door which opens onto the rear stairs.
  • There are standard male and female toilets at the basement level.

Other Floors (Foyer Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • 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 medium.

Lift (Foyer Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the church entrance foyer.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the church entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are not within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls are 135cm high.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • The lift has a heavy outwards opening door with a concertina door behind.

Other Floors (Rear Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not 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 medium.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are basement meeting rooms.
  • Comments View
    • From the main basement level, there are a further 4 medium steps down to one of the meeting rooms and the kitchen.

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 meeting room entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the side entrance foyer.
    • 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 sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 180cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 11in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a dropdown rail, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are 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 the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 81cm (2ft 8in).
  • 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • 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 94cm (3ft 1in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are available in large print.