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Abbey View Golf & Track

Westminster Lodge, Holywell Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2DL

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Introduction

COVID-19 Information

  • There are separate doors for entering and exiting.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are wall mounted.
  • Hand sanitisers are available inside the venue.
  • There is a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is a Track and Trace system in place.
  • There is a one-way system throughout.
  • The one-way system is clearly marked/signed.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • There are protective clear screens located at tills/counters.
  • Customer toilets are available.

Opening Times

  • Monday to Thursday 8:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 8:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday to Sunday 8:00 - Dusk.
  • Bank Holidays 8:00 - 18:00 .

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Westminster Lodge.
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • 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 building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 146cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to and in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Outside Access (Running Track Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the left hand side of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located leading to and in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 15+ step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • There is a second lower handrail.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The 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.

Athletics Track

  • This athletics area has 8 100m straight lanes, a 6 lane track, hammer cage, pole vault, high jump, shot put area, and plenty of space for field events.
  • These facilities can be booked out for any sports day, athletics club or general track use.
  • There is level access to the athletics area from the car park but not from the club house.
  • There is also level access throughout the athletics track area.

Golf Course

  • This course is a 9 hole course.
  • Access throughout the course is challenging as there are many different hills, bunkers and a grass surface.
  • There is a path leading to the start of the first hole and from the end of the ninth hole.
  • These paths have a steep gradient and a gravel surface.

Standard Changing Room (Male)

  • 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 20m (21yd 2ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 46m (50yd 11in) from the running track.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located at the rear of the building, on both sides of 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.
  • Comments View
    • The female changing rooms are located on the right hand side of the corridor, approximately 8m from the main entrance.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the centre of the building, on the right hand side of the corridor.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear of the building, on the right hand side of the corridor.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Additional Info

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