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Shirley Centre

274 Stratford Road, Shirley, West Midlands, B90 3AD

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Shirley.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Shirley.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 23:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is 84m from the venue's entrance.
    • The convenient dropoff point is located at the rear of the venue.

Outside Access (Stratford Road)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in) wide.

Level Change (Stratford Road)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement/ car park to the door.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 300cm (9ft 10in).

Reception

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Other Floors

  • 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 deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the members lounge.
  • Comments View
    • There is one lounge at 1st floor level and a number of rooms/halls at ground floor level.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the main corridor.
  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 188cm x 257cm (6ft 2in 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 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • 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 a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 54cm (1ft 9in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 101cm (3ft 4in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • 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 walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

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