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Dickens Inn

St. Katherine's Docks, London, E1W 1UH

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Tower Hill.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Liverpool Street.

Opening Times

  • Monday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 22:30.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • 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 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the main building.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are The Grill Bar.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located through the restaurant next to the food counter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1.
  • The lift is 15m (16yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 145cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 9in).
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Eating and Drinking

  • Full table service is available.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 62cm (2ft 0in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is grills & pizza.

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.
    • The accessible toilet is 40m (44yd) from the main entrance.
  • 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 twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 175cm (5ft 1in x 5ft 9in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • The tap type is push.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are not available.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

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.
  • This service cannot be requested.