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Attic Theatre

Cox's Yard, Bridge Foot, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6YY

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Introduction

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Stratford-upon-Avon.

Opening Times (Box Office)

  • Monday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Comments View
    • On show days the box office is open until curtain up.
    • The box office is run by volunteers.

Opening Times (Theatre)

  • Opening times do vary depending on performances.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Box Office

  • The box office is located at the rear of the venue in Clopton Bridge.
  • The box office is 150m to the right along the bridge.
  • The height of the counter is 133cm.
  • There is no hearing loop at the box office.
  • Wheelchairs users and impaired walkers are required to use the entrance on Clopton Bridge next to the Cox's yard entrance.
  • There is level access for wheelchair users and impaired walkers from Clopton Bridge to the box office.
  • Abled bodied walkers can use the steps leading from Cox's Yard to the box office.
  • The steps are 15cm high with handrails to the left, right and centre.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • There is tactile paving at the top of the steps only.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue in Cox's Yard.
    • 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 heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • 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 on the path leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 96cm.
    • 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 on the path leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is used for wheelchair users and impaired walkers to gain access to the theatre.
    • This entrance is staffed during performances and assistance is provided if required.
    • Access to the theatre is via a lift.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played during performances.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Other Floors (Main Entrance)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • On the first floor there is a corridor leading to a further set of stairs giving access to the theatre on the second floor.
    • The standard shared toilets are to the right at the top of the stairs on the first floor.

Lift (Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located beyond the accessible entrance to the right.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2.
  • The lift is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do 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 140cm (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 have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • The lift is made available during performances only to wheelchair users and impaired walkers.
    • The lift gives direct access to the theatre on the second floor.

Theatre (Second Floor)

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
  • Designated seating is located row A23-A24 and Row A1-A5.
  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.
  • A companion may sit with you.
  • Companions sit next to the patron.
  • It is 43m (47yd 1in) from the designated seating area to the nearest accessible toilet.
  • This venue does not provide audio described performances.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.
  • Concessions are available.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.
  • Comments View
    • Wheelchair users and impaired walkers who wish to use the accessible toilet, are required to use the lift to the ground floor, exit the accessible entrance and make there way to the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is beyond the main entrance to the right.
    • The seating in the theatre is removed to give access to wheelchair users and companions in the designated rows.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter.
    • There is level access to this 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 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 157cm x 217cm (5ft 2in x 7ft 1in).
    • 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 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, clinical waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • 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 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • 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.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 96cm (3ft 2in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do 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.