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The Supreme Court

Parliament Square, London, SW1P 3BD

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • Access Video for the Supreme Court please click here (new tab).
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located in St James's Park and The Green Park.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.
  • Assistant dogs are permitted in the courtrooms when cases are being heard, as well as when on tours or visiting the building.
    Please ask at reception for a water bowl.
    The reception desk has a portable induction loop which will improve audibility for visitors using hearing aids.
  • There are neck loops and receivers for use on tours available and they can be collected at reception.
  • The educational videos on display in our exhibition area include subtitles.
    Court hearings are live streamed to our websites.
    The recordings have closed captions.
    Case summaries and judgment summaries are available on The Supreme Court website.
  • For UK residents with visual impairments, The Supreme Court can offer a large print or Braille version of our visitor leaflet for you to use during your visit.
  • The Supreme Court is dedicated to ensuring accessibility for everyone.
    Visitors who require additional assistance can speak to our enquiries team when pre-booking a visit or when they arrive at the court.
    For assistance, please contact: Information Officers Tel :020 7960 1500/1900 Email: [email protected].

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Supreme Court and JCPC is situated on Parliament Square, Westminster, directly opposite the Houses of Parliament and close to the statue of Abraham Lincoln.
      The Supreme Court is located within the Congestion Charging Zone.
    • The Supreme Court does not have its own car parking.
      If needed, visitors can be dropped off at the side of the Supreme Court on Little Sanctuary.
      There is not a marked drop-off zone and the road has double yellow markings.
      The nearest street with on-street Blue Badge parking available is Matthew Parker Street, approximately 160 metres from The Supreme Court.
      The nearest public car park is Q Park Westminster, approximately 450 metres from the Supreme Court.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
    • You can reach the Supreme Court and JCPC via a number of bus routes.
      Routes 3, 11, 12, 24, 87, 88, 159 and 453 go through Parliament Square.
      The closest stop is right outside the Court, labelled 'P' and is served by the 148 and 211.
      Stop 'R' is situated at the end of Victoria Street by Westminster Abbey and is served by the 11, 24, 148 and 211.
    • For more information on Transport For London Buses please click here (opens new tab).
  • By Train View
    • The nearest Railway Station is London Victoria and London Charing Cross.
    • London Victoria (just over 1 km):
      Walk down Victoria Street until you see Westminster Abbey. Cross over by a small traffic island and continue past the QEII Exhibition Centre. As you turn the corner to come on to Parliament Square you will be walking alongside the building. The main entrance will be on your left.
      London Charing Cross (just over 1 km):
      Turn left out of the main train station exit onto the Strand. Passing Waterstones on your left, cross 2 roads and then walk down the length of Whitehall until you reach Parliament Square. Turn right onto Great George Street. The Supreme Court and JCPC is on your right-hand side directly opposite the Houses of Parliament, behind the statue of Abraham Lincoln.
    • For more information on Southern Railway please click here (opens new tab).
    • For more information on Southeastern Railway please click here (opens new tab).
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station is Westminster.
    • The closest underground station to the Supreme Court and JCPC is Westminster.
      It is connected by 3 underground lines: District Line - green, Circle Line - yellow, and Jubilee Line - silver.
      There are lifts from each platform and a lift to Westminster Bridge Road. Then turn right and cross Great George Street at the traffic lights.
      Alternatively, once off the train, head for exit 6 at Westminster station - you will walk under the road through an underpass and up steps to Whitehall.
      Once out of the underpass, turn left and walk towards the roundabout. You should be on Great George Street. Cross the road by the traffic lights.
      The Supreme Court is on your right-hand side behind the statue of Abraham Lincoln.
    • For more information on London Underground please click here (opens new tab).

Public Tours

  • Public Guided Tours are available, which cover public areas including the 3 courts and the library.
  • The public tours usually take place on a Friday.
  • The route of the tour varies depending on which courts are in use.
  • There is step-free access throughout the tour.
  • There is a lift from the ground floor to all floors.
  • There is a platform lift available to access Court 3.
  • The surface of the flooring varies between stone tiles and carpet.
  • After completing the tour visitors can go to the exhibition, shop and café located on the lower ground floor.
  • There are accessible and standard toilets available on the tour route.

Parking

Approach (Parliament Square)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
    • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
    • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 120cm.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
    • The bollards contrast visually with the paving.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slight slope on the approach in front of the building as shown in photographs 1, 2, 3 and 4.
      There is level access with a dropped kerb on the approach from the right hand side (Little Sanctuary) as shown in photographs 5 and 6.
      There is level access on the approach from the left hand side (Broad Sanctuary) as shown in photographs 7 and 8.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'The Supreme Court'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the opening is 183cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the opening is 164cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located beyond the main entrance.
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift to access this entrance.
    • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Entrance - Right)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right after entering.
  • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is high.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is High.
  • The clear door width is 91cm (2ft 12in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 141cm x 132cm (4ft 8in x 4ft 4in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 80cm - 90cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar lift located to the left of the entrance which is used when exiting the venue.

Security

  • Wheelchair users are scanned by a hand held device.
  • The width of the security barriers is 70cm.
  • The type of flooring in this area is tiles.
  • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • The height of the bag tray is 66cm. The height of the security table is 74cm.

Entrance (Security to Main Reception)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left after security.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the opening is 138cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical set of doors on the other side of the lobby (photograph 2).
    • A member of security is available to assist with the doors if required.

Reception (Main)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to the right from the entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the security.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 106cm.
    • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a lowered section of the counter.
    • The height of the lowered section at the counter is 76cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • The type of system is a portable loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided in the reception area.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is tiles.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • Reception Seating Area View
    • There is a seating area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the seating area is unobstructed.
    • There are chairs with armrests and bench seats available.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.

Corridors and Walkways (Ground Floor)

  • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
  • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet and tiles.
  • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • There is high colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
  • Seating includes; seats with armrests and bench seating.
  • Circulation View
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided in corridors.
    • Wayfinding signage is clearly presented/easy to read.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • The venue does not play background music in corridors.
  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the ground floor.

Step(s) (Court 3)

  • There is a/are step(s) located leading into the court.
  • There is/are 4 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 15cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • The depth of the steps are 28cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.
  • There is a platform lift to overcome the step(s).

Lift (Court 3)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located after you enter the push pad operated doors.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff needs to be notified for use of the lift.
  • A member of staff is required to operate the lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • There is not a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 140cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 7in).
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are moderate to good.

Courtroom (3)

  • Access View
    • The courtroom surveyed was Courtroom 3.
    • Courtroom 3 is located on the ground floor, to the right of the reception.
    • There is wayfinding signage on route to the courtroom(s).
    • Signage for the courtroom(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • The corridor/walkway outside the courtroom(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
    • There is step-free access into the courtroom(s).
  • Room Details View
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) for the courtroom(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The automatic push pad doors are located to the right of the courtroom and are the second set of doors along the corridor.
      The height of the push pad is 95cm.
      The platform lift is located after the automatic doors.
      The first set of doors along the corridor are manual and have stepped access.
      A member of staff is available to assist with the doors if required.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The courtdoor opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
    • The public viewing area has step free access.
    • There is are; bench seats.
    • The minimum width between the rows of seating is 50cm.
    • There is a designated space available for wheelchair users.
    • The designated space for wheelchair users is located at the end of the benches.
    • The designated space is not clearly marked or signed.
    • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the courtroom.
    • Furniture cannot be reconfigured to allow a turning space for wheelchair users.
    • There is space for an assistance dog.
    • There is a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 22/03/2021.
    • The type of flooring in the courtroom(s) is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • Floor coverings in the courtroom(s) are even with no trip hazards.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is high.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Ground Floor - Next to Courtroom 3 - Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located next to Courtroom 3.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the Courtroom 3.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is high.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 200cm (6ft 7in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is high.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is low.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is high.
    • 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).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is low.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is low.
    • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 85cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is low.
  • Comments View
    • There is also a coat hook on the door at a height of 180cm.

Entrance (Registry)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left from the main entrance.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Registry Only'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the opening is 170cm.
  • Comments View
    • A member of security will escort in person litigants to the Registry.

Reception (Registry)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to the right from the Registry entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the Registry entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 89cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is not staffed.
    • There is a bell to attract attention.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is carpet.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • Reception Seating Area View
    • There is not a seating area close to the reception point.
  • Comments View
    • The registry is for lawyers and litigants.
    • The Registry entrance has double doors.
    • A member of staff will escort you and open these doors.

Other Floors (Ground Floor to Lower Ground Floor)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located to the right of the main reception area.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, LG.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going down.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.
    • There are 4 clearly marked steps leading down to the main steps.
      These steps have a depth of 30cm and a handrail on the left going down.
      The main stairs go down in a spiral.
      The depth of these steps varies between 23cm (closest to the centre) and 32cm (closest to the wall/rail).

Other Floors (Ground Floor, First Floor and Second Floor)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located to the right of the main reception area.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.
    • The stairs go up in a spiral.
      The depth of the steps varies between 17cm (closest to the rail) and 42cm (closest to the wall).

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the ground floor main reception area.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the security entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1 and 2.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is high.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is High.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 125cm x 145cm (4ft 1in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are moderate to good.

Corridors and Walkways (Lower Ground Floor)

  • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
  • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet and vinyl.
  • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • There is high colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors/walkways.
  • Circulation View
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided in corridors.
    • Wayfinding signage is clearly presented/easy to read.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • The venue does not play background music in corridors.
  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the lower ground floor.

Eating and Drinking (Café - Lower Ground Floor)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the café.
    • The café is located on the lower ground floor.
    • There is step-free access, via lift, to the café.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables cannot be booked in advance.
    • There is a counter where food and drink can be ordered.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include: written wall menus.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • The type of food served here is cold food.
    • Takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system .
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 91cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
    • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
    • The width of the walkway in front of the counter is 98cm (photograph 3).
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • The majority of tables are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 73cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The shop is located to the right of the counter, but it was closed at the time of the survey.

Conference Room(s) (LG:02 - Lower Ground Floor)

  • Access to the Room View
    • The room surveyed was LG:02.
    • LG:02 is located on the lower ground floor.
    • There is not wayfinding signage for the room.
    • There is clear signage for the room (on or near the door).
    • There is numerical signage for the room, that is clearly visible.
    • Colleagues can provide assistance getting to the room.
    • The corridor/walkway leading to the room is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • There is step free access into the room.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 101cm.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is low.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is low.
  • Room Details View
    • There is not a hearing assistance system available for the room.
    • There is not fixed furniture within the room.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the table is 65cm.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • A height adjustable desk is not available.
    • There are some chairs with armrests on both side within the room.
    • There are no potential trip hazards within the room.
    • The type of flooring in the room is vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in the room with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is high.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Attraction Space(s) (Lower Ground Floor)

  • Entrance / Opening View
    • The entrance/opening is clearly signed.
    • There are no doors, however there is an open width of 75cm+ for access to this area/attraction.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance/opening.
  • Attraction / Exhibit View
    • There is step free access throughout this attraction space.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • The type of flooring in the attraction space is carpet.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is seating available within the attraction space.
    • There is bench seating available.
    • The attraction space does play background music/noise.
    • No exhibits/attractions can be audio described.
    • The height of the display cabinets range between 35cm and 75cm.
      The height of the touch screen controls range between 85cm and 105cm.
      There is an low level information video screen with a hearing loop fitted.
      There are videos playing information about the court, some of these videos have subtitles.
      There is a chair with armrests available.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the walls and the floor in this area.
    • The lighting levels in this area are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Lower Ground Floor - Right Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on the lower ground floor, to the right as you exit the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is high.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 156cm x 240cm (5ft 1in x 7ft 10in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • There is not a/are not wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is low.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 59cm (1ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is high.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is low.
    • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 87cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is high.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 89cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is an additional coat hook which is 184cm high.
  • Comments View
    • There is an additional coat hook which is 184cm high.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lower Ground Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located on the lower ground floor, to the right as you exit the lift.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m from the lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 83cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a 76cm wide door to access the toilet area (photograph 1).
    • The door is single, heavy and opens towards you (pull).

Corridors and Walkways (First Floor)

  • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
  • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
  • There is flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • There is high colour contrast between the walls and floor in all corridors/walkways.
  • Circulation View
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided in corridors.
    • Wayfinding signage is clearly presented/easy to read.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • The venue does not play background music in corridors.
  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the first floor.

Courtroom (2)

  • Access View
    • The courtroom surveyed was Courtroom 2.
    • Courtroom 2 is located to the left as you exit the lift.
    • There is wayfinding signage on route to the courtroom(s).
    • Signage for the courtroom(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • There is written signage for the room, in upper and lower case lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • The corridor/walkway outside the courtroom(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
    • There is step-free access into the courtroom(s).
  • Room Details View
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) for the courtroom(s) is/are not push pad activated.
    • During court proceedings, if the door is closed a member of staff can provide assistance opening the door.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The courtdoor opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
    • The public viewing area has step free access.
    • There is are; bench seats and chairs with armrests.
    • The minimum width between the rows of seating is 58cm.
    • There is a designated space available for wheelchair users.
    • The designated space for wheelchair users is located on either end of the benches.
    • The designated space is not clearly marked or signed.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the courtroom.
    • There is space for an assistance dog.
    • There is a hearing assistance system for the room(s) and it is signed.
    • The hearing assistance system was not tested at the time of the survey.
    • The type of flooring in the courtroom(s) is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • Floor coverings in the courtroom(s) are even with no trip hazards.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is high.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Event Room(s) / Space(s) (Lawyers' Suite - Open Days Only and for Events)

  • Access to the Room View
    • The room surveyed was the Lawyers' Suite.
    • The Lawyers' Suite is located along the staff corridor.
    • There is not wayfinding signage for the room.
    • There is clear signage for the room(s) (on or near the door).
    • There is written signage for the room(s), in upper and lower case lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • Staff can provide assistance getting to the room(s)/space(s).
    • The corridor/walkway leading to the room(s)/space(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • There is step-free access.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
  • Room Details View
    • There is a portable hearing assistance system available for the room.
    • The hearing assistance system was not tested at the time of the survey.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • There are no potential trip hazards within the room.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The layout of the room may vary depending on the use.
      The Lawyers' Suite is only accessible to the public on open days.
      The height of the tables from floor to the underside is 65cm.
      On open days there is an information video available.

Accessible Toilet(s) (First Floor - Lawyers' Suite - Open Days Only and for Events - Right Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the Lawyer's suite.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the Lawyer's Suite.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is high.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 230cm x 308cm (7ft 7in x 10ft 1in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 160cm (5ft 3in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is low.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is low.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is low.
    • 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).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is medium.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is high.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 85cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is medium.

Accessible Toilet(s) (First Floor - Lawyers' Suite Corridor - Open Days Only and for Events - Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the staff corridor, beyond the Lawyers' Suite.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 32m (34yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is high.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 200cm (5ft 3in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is high.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is low.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 140cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 41cm (1ft 4in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is low.
    • 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).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is low.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is low.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 85cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is low.

Standard Toilet(s) (First Floor - Lawyers' Suite - Open Days Only and for Events)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located along the first floor staff corridor, beyond the Lawyers' Suite.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 32m from the lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 83cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

Corridors and Walkways (Second Floor)

  • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
  • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
  • There is flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • There is high colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
  • Seating includes; seats with armrests.
  • Circulation View
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided in corridors.
    • Wayfinding signage is clearly presented/easy to read.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • The venue does not play background music in corridors.
  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the second floor.

Courtroom (1)

  • Access View
    • The courtroom surveyed was Courtroom 1.
    • Courtroom 1 is located to the right as you exit the lift.
    • There is wayfinding signage on route to the courtroom(s).
    • Signage for the courtroom(s) is not available in upper and lower case lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • The corridor/walkway outside the courtroom(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is low.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is low.
    • There is step-free access into the courtroom(s).
  • Room Details View
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) for the courtroom(s) is/are not push pad activated.
    • During court proceedings, if the door is closed, a member of staff can provide assistance opening the door.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The courtdoor opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
    • The public viewing area has step free access.
    • There is are; bench seats and bench seats with armrests.
    • The minimum width between the rows of seating is 50cm.
    • There is a designated space available for wheelchair users.
    • The designated space for wheelchair users is located at the end of the benches.
    • The designated space is not clearly marked or signed.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the courtroom.
    • There is space for an assistance dog.
    • There is a hearing assistance system for the room(s) and it is signed.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 22/03/2021.
    • The hearing loop was working at the time of testing.
    • The type of flooring in the courtroom(s) is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • Floor coverings in the courtroom(s) are even with no trip hazards.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is high.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Conference Room(s) (Meeting Room 6)

  • Access to the Room View
    • The room surveyed was Meeting Room 6.
    • Meeting Room 6 is located at the rear of the second floor corridor.
    • There is wayfinding signage for the room.
    • There is clear signage for the room (on or near the door).
    • There is written signage for the room, in upper and lower case lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • Colleagues can provide assistance getting to the room.
    • The corridor/walkway leading to the room is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • There is step free access into the room.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
  • Room Details View
    • There is some fixed furniture within the room.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the table is 65cm.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • A height adjustable desk is not available.
    • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the room.
    • There are no potential trip hazards within the room.
    • The type of flooring in the room is carpet.
    • There is some flooring in the room which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is high.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There are also tables with a height from the floor to the underside of 71cm.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Second Floor - Courtroom 1 - Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the corridor between Courtroom 1 and Meeting Room 6.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 32m (34yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is high.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 200cm (5ft 3in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is high.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is low.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 105cm and 150cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is high.
    • 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).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is low.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is low.
    • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 86cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is low.

Standard Toilet(s) (Second Floor - Courtroom 1)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located at the rear of the corridor, between Courtroom 1 and Meeting Room 6.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 32m from the lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 83cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.