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Torvean Golf Club

Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, Highland, IV3 8JN

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the bar/restaurant.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the golf course, which has easy, moderate and steep slopes.
  • Comments View
    • There are some moderate and steep slopes near to bunkers and other areas.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 01:00.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 01:00.
  • Sunday 07:00 - 23:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Inverness.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Inverness.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 240cm x 650cm (7ft 10in x 21ft 4in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 64m (70yd) from the rear entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 8m (26ft 3in) from the bar entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

Outside Access (Bar Fire Exit)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building on the right.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This fire exit is used by the club whenever anyone requires access to the bar without using the main steps.
    • It can only be opened from the inside.
    • Please contact the venue if use of this door is required.

Outside Access (Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the back of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the main entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down from the car park.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the back of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Rear Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Level Change (Rear Entrance Course Steps)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located between the main rear entrance and the golf course.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • These steps are all sloping at a moderate angle to cover a short incline after the entrance towards the course.

Outside Access (Bar Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building on the left.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in) wide.

Level Change (Bar Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the bar entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the right of the bar entrance.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is a shallow step onto the paving slabs which make up this slope from the gravel path.
    • There are 3 additional deep steps without handrails when entering from the left.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the office entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Bar)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the right of the main entrance.
  • There is / are 8 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the fire exit.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks and meals.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located left from the main entrance, then on the right.
    • 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 sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 135cm x 190cm (4ft 5in x 6ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are 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 both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can 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 good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Paper towels are located on top of the cistern behind the toilet at a height of 118cm.

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Toilet(s) (Office Locker Room)

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.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.