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Lal Akash

25 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4BY

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the borough.
  • This venue is situated in New Malden.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is New Malden.
  • The nearest underground station is Wimbledon.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times

  • Monday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Monday 17:30 - 23:30.
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Tuesday 17:30 - 23:30.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Wednesday 17:30 - 23:30.
  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Thursday 17:30 - 23:30.
  • Friday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Friday 17:30 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Saturday 17:30 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Sunday 17:30 - 23:30.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the High Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 72cm (2ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are low.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are low.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is Bangladeshi and Punjabi.

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 26m (28yd) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the venue on the left.
    • There is not 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 149cm x 226cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 154cm (5ft 1in).
    • 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 (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are 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 the left.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 51cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 129cm (4ft 3in) high.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 79cm (2ft 7in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Accessible and Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located between the seating and the toilets.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 98cm (3ft 3in).

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.