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Graves Health and Sport Centre

Bochum Parkway, Sheffield, S8 8JR

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Introduction

  • There are two swimming pools, three fitness suites, a dance studio, spinning room, a gymnasium, indoor tennis courts, Café Ology, Tease Beauty Salon and Sheffield Sports Medicine available here.
    The NHS have a treatment centre on the ground floor.
    The services at this centre include podiatry, stroke clinic, pain management clinic, physiotherapy and rheumatology.
    There is also an NCSEM Research Hub on the first floor.
    There are outdoor tennis courts and a football pitch.

Opening Times (Health and Sports Centre)

  • Monday 06:30 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 21:00.
  • Friday 06:30 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 07:30 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 07:30 - 20:00.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sheffield.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front and side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 600cm (11ft 10in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 132cm (4ft 4in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 242cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 239cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Outside Access (Places Wellness Studio Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Reception (Health and Sports Centre)

  • The desk/counter is 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • Comments View
    • The touchscreen is immediately to the right as you enter via the main entrance.
    • The height of the lowest function on the touchscreen is 79cm, the height to the top of the screen is 97cm.
    • There are turnstiles and an access gate to the left of reception (photograph 5).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gate is 119cm.
    • The turnstiles have a width of 49cm.
    • The turnstiles are only used when greater security is required for some events.

Reception (NHS Treatment Centre)

  • The desk/counter is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the fitness areas.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are several meeting pods available on the first floor (photograph 11).

NHS Treatment Centre

  • The waiting area for NHS services is opposite the NHS reception.
  • There are two corridors to the left and right of this waiting area.
  • There are various treatment rooms off both corridors.

Eating and Drinking (Café Ology)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
  • 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 approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The seating for the café is located throughout the ground floor concourse.
    • The height of the buffet bar is 110cm (photograph 6).
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Tuesday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Wednesday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Thursday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Friday 07:30 - 20:00.
    • Saturday 08:30 - 19:00.
    • Sunday 08:30 - 19:00.

Swimming Pool (Main Pool)

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is hydraulic.
  • There is a pool platform lift for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 6 steps.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are in the centre.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.
  • Comments View
    • The pool pod is designed for a wheelchair user to use unaided if preferred (photographs 2 and 3).
    • Photograph 4 shows the wet chair that fits into the pod.

Swimming Pool (Teaching Pool)

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is manual.
  • There is a pool platform lift for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 5 steps.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are in the centre.
  • There is not a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 3 shows the manual hoist.
    • There is also a pool pod (see main pool) available for this pool on request.

Changing Places (Reception)

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located opposite the reception area.
    • The facility is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 460cm x 319cm (15ft 1in x 10ft 6in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook and loop.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 320cm (10ft 6in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.
    • It is a push button style alarm.
  • Comments View
    • The height to the toilet seat is 49cm.
    • The height of the sink is 78cm.
    • There is an exit door leading into the standard changing room, giving easy access to the swimming pool areas (photograph 5).
    • This door is single, 80cm wide, opens away from you (push) and is light.
    • There are lockers outside this room to the right, which serve this room and the adjacent accessible changing room (photograph 7).
    • The lockers are 105cm high and have numerical and Braille signage.

Accessible Changing Room (Reception)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located opposite reception.
  • The facility is 24m (26yd 9in) from the main entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • The door is locked by a lever twist.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 322cm x 282cm (10ft 7in x 9ft 3in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 250cm (8ft 2in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 50cm (1ft 8in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip-down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The shower also has drop down rails.
    • There is a similar accessible changing room in the standard changing rooms.

Accessible Toilet (Wet Side Standard Changing Rooms)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is Braille, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 46m (50yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the wet side standard changing rooms.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 220cm (4ft 12in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and clinical waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 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 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 not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Changing Room (Wet Side - Unisex)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the swimming pools.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located opposite reception.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There are individual and family changing cubicles in this area (photographs 9 and 10).
    • The height of the baby change is the family cubicle is 94cm.
    • There are female and male group changing rooms off this area (photographs 11 and 12).
    • There are standard shared toilets in the changing rooms (photographs 13 and 14).

Level Change (Indoor Tennis Courts)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the tennis area.
  • There is/are 9 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are 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.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Indoor Tennis Courts)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the tennis area.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, LG.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 37m (40yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 126cm x 144cm (4ft 2in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are 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 within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Indoor Tennis Courts

  • There are 8 indoor tennis courts available.
  • Six of the courts are located off the lower ground floor foyer, 4m from the indoor tennis court lift.
  • All of the tennis courts can also be accessed from the Places Wellness Studio entrance.
  • Access to courts 1 and 2 are 4m from this entrance (photograph 6).
  • The remaining courts are 36m from the Places Wellness Studio entrance.
  • Photographs 7 and 8 show the indoor tennis viewing gallery.

Accessible Toilet (Indoor Tennis Area)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 29m (31yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located of the main concourse at the indoor tennis area.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 220cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 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 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 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 good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s) (Indoor Tennis Area)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off the main concourse at the indoor tennis area.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 29m (31yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Parent and Baby Room (Indoor Tennis Area)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located off the main concourse at the indoor tennis area.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 29m from the main entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 85cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is push.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Fitness Suite (Places Wellness Studio)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the lower ground floor, at the rear of the venue.
    • The fitness suite is 3m (3yd 10in) from the Place Wellness Studio entrance.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Accessible Changing Room (Places Wellness Studio Corridor)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located off the corridor.
  • The facility is 22m (24yd 2in) from the Places Wellness Studio entrance.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • The door is locked by a locking handle.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 206cm x 180cm (6ft 9in x 5ft 11in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
  • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip-down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The baby change unit in the shower area of this accessible changing room is 94cm high.

Standard Changing Room (Places Wellness Studio Corridor - Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Places Wellness Studio entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 78m (85yd 11in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the tennis courts.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the corridor.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s) (Places Wellness Studio Corridor)

Level Change (Indoor Tennis Viewing Area)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located off the Places Wellness Studio corridor.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are 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.

Lift (Places Wellness Studio Corridor)

  • The lift is located off the corridor.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Lower Ground to Indoor Tennis Viewing Area.
  • The lift is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the Places Wellness Studio entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 139cm (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 have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Other Floors (Main Concourse)

  • 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 height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Lift (Main Concourse)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located ahead and to the right as you enter via the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1.
  • The lift is approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 118cm x 148cm (3ft 10in x 4ft 10in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is 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 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Fitness Suite (First Floor)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • The fitness suite is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 107cm (3ft 6in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite has attained IFI level two.
    • A number of staff have received IFI Mark standard Disability Equality Training.
    • IFI accredited equipment is available.
    • For example: recumbent cycle, upper body ergometer, upper body multi-station and small equipment package.
    • IFI equipment includes the SkiErg.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • The height to the card swipe at the entrance is 119cm (photograph 2).

Fitness Suite (Strength Gym - First Floor)

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • The fitness suite is 37m (40yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite has attained IFI level two.
    • A number of staff have received IFI Mark standard Disability Equality Training.
    • IFI accredited equipment is available.
    • For example: upper body multi-station and small equipment package.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • The height to the card swipe at the entrance is 119cm (photograph 2).

Accessible Changing Room (First Floor)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located to the left as you exit the lift.
  • The facility is 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • The door is locked by a lever twist.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 270cm x 256cm (8ft 10in x 8ft 5in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
  • The lateral transfer space is 203cm (6ft 8in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 49cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip-down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 52cm (1ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • The shower also has drop down rails.
    • There are lockers to the right as you face this facility (photograph 5).
    • The height to the highest lockers is 100cm.

Accessible Toilet (First Floor)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is Braille, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 27m (29yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the first floor, to the right and ahead as you exit the lift.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 185cm x 245cm (6ft 1in x 8ft).
    • 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 117cm (3ft 10in).
    • 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.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • 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 for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 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 height of the hand dryer is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 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 good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar accessible toilet adjacent with the transfer space on the right.

Standard Changing Room (First Floor - Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the lift.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the fitness suite.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the first floor, to the left as you exit the lift.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • The height to the swipe card is 119cm (photograph 2).
    • There are standard toilet facilities in the changing room (photographs 9 and 10).
    • There is a male standard changing room adjacent.

Entrance (Exit - Outdoor Tennis)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left and ahead of reception.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Outdoor Tennis Courts)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located beyond the outdoor tennis exit.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located beyond the outdoor tennis exit.
  • There is/are 9 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are 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 in the centre of the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outdoor Tennis Courts

  • There are 8 outdoor tennis courts available.
  • The surface of the courts is artificial grass.

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grassy areas around the venue.