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Trafalgar Rowing Centre

11-13 Crane Street, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NP

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Introduction

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    • The Trafalgar Rowing Centre is open to members of its two rowing clubs - Curlew and Globe Rowing Clubs - and for hire to outside groups.
    • Each rowing club has its own prgramme of training and events at the centre.
    • Please see the club websites for more details.
    • The two-storey club house building with licensed bar is also available to hire.
    • It includes a club room with bar and balcony overlooking the river.
    • There is no access from the club building to the river shore.
    • Access is via the flood gate at the junction of Eastney Street and Crane Street.
    • Because of the tidal river, access to the water may involve moderate and steep slopes across sand, mud and pebbles.
    • There are no special facilities to give disabled rowers access to the water.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Greenwich.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Greenwich.
  • The nearest underground station is North Greenwich on the Jubilee Line.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest DLR station is Cutty Sark.
    • The club house is located on a pedestrian-only street which runs between Park Row and Eastney Street.
    • The nearest vehicle access is at the Crane Street / Eastney Street junction.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is portable.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • Please contact staff.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • 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 deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The toilets and changing rooms are on the ground floor.
    • The lounge/ bar area is on the first floor.
    • This room has acess to a balcony area from which is a spiral stair case down to a lower terrace.

Other Floors

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    • 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 the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the entrance foyer.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G - 1.
  • The lift is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 99cm x 140cm (3ft 3in 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 have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar does not 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.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic cups are not available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
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    • Members can prepare their own food or drinks in the kitchen.
    • The kitchen is also available to use for private events.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located within the accessibe toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and handrails.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the ground floor, just off the entrance foyer.
    • There is level access to the 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 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 290cm (7ft 3in x 9ft 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted 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 are not mirrors.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible shower is within this facility.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the ground floor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located within the standard male and female changing rooms.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Outside Access (Boathouse Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Eastney Street.
  • 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 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The boathouse is a separate building located on Eastney Street.
    • There is also a vehicle/ boat doorway into the boathouse.

Level Change (Boathouse Entrance)

  • 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 have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.

Inside Access (Boathouse)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The main area of the boathouse is for the storage of the boats and their associated equipment.
    • There is a rowing gym at first floor level which was not surveyed.
    • The gym is accessed by stairs only.
    • It is only for the use of rowing club members under the supervision of their coaches.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.