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Changing Rooms Building

Broom Road, Teddington, London, TW11 9BE

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Introduction

Getting Here

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.
    • There is / are 6 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium.
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are teaching rooms and additional changing rooms.

Standard Changing Room (Ground Floor)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • Comments View
    • There are a total of 10 changing rooms located on the ground floor.
    • There are 8 that have no shower facilities available (examples shown in photographs 1, 2 and 3).
    • There are 2 that have shower facilities available, one on the left of the building and one on the right.
    • There are 2 shallow steps leading into the showers (as shown in photographs 5 and 7).
    • To access the standard toilets in the left side changing room, there are 2 moderate steps via the additional showers (as shown in photographs 8, 9 and 10).

Standard Changing Room (First Floor)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 changing rooms with no shower facilities available (as shown in photograph 1).
    • There is 1 changing room with shower facilities available (as shown in photograph 2).

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are shared standard toilets facilities on the ground floor and the first floor.
    • There are shared toilets within the changing rooms.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A shared standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on the ground floor.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 20m from the main entrance.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 3 shows the shared standard toilet on the first floor.
    • This toilet has grab rails to the left of the toilet and on both sides of the sink.