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St Georges Pools

221 The Highway, Wapping, London, E1W 3BP

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 21:30.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 21:30.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 21:30.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 21:30.
  • Friday 07:00 - 21:30.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 19:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 19:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 490cm x 600cm (16ft 1in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The width of the door opening is 208cm (6ft 10in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 208cm (6ft 10in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are not trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are not trained to use the system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 80cm x 140cm (2ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Swimming Pool

  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is manual.
  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 259cm x 249cm (8ft 6in x 8ft 2in).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
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Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.