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Mildenhall Swimming Pool

Recreation Way, Mildenhall, Suffolk, IP28 7HG

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Mildenhall.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Newmarket.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 16:30.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 16:30.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp bypasses the steps.
    • The ramp has a handrail on both sides for part of the ramp.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.
  • The desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrances .
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Swimming 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 are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no additional signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 175cm x 250cm (5ft 9in x 8ft 2in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 115cm (3ft 9in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located to the right as you enter.
  • The accessible changing room is 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room is 7m (22ft 12in) from the swimming pool.
  • The accessible changing room is 4m (13ft 1in) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 175cm x 380cm (5ft 9in x 12ft 6in).
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are handrails and a changing table.
  • There is level access to the changing room.

Standard Changing Room (Female Changing Room)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 4m (13ft 1in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 6m (19ft 8in) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located to the left as you enter.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Changing Room (Male Changing Room)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 9m (29ft 6in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (16ft 5in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 6m (19ft 8in) from the swimming pool.
  • The standard changing rooms are located to the right as you enter.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located within the female changing room.
    • The female toilets are 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located within the male changing room.
    • The male toilets are 9m (29ft 6in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located to the right as you enter.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

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.