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UCLan Sports Arena

University of Central Lancashire, Tom Benson Way, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 1SG

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Summary

  • Building View
    • Services / Facilities within the building include; sports facilities including main reception, changing rooms, fitness suite and the meeting room/activity zone.
    • Services / Facilities within the grounds include; grass and artificial pitches, tennis courts, athletics track, cycle track, a training hall, a strength and conditioning room and further changing areas.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by anybody.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located in front of the main reception building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 240cm x 500cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to both sides and rear.
    • The marked zone is 120cm wide.
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff, students and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Car Park 1.
    • The car park is located in front of the main reception building.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
    • This is the site campus car park.
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 more car park sites located in the grounds.

Site/Campus Car Park (Car Park 1)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of the main reception building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are main reception building and toilet blocks.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 240cm x 500cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to both sides and rear.
    • The marked zone is 120cm wide.
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by visitors, Blue Badge holders, permit holders, staff permit holders and student permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is step free access from this car park.
    • Buildings are clearly signposted from this car park.
    • There is not a campus map available within the car park.
    • The nearest designated bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main reception entrance.
    • There are 3 more car park sites located in the grounds.

Approach (Central Reception)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
    • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 120cm.
    • The bollard(s) has/have a good colour contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient and has no handrails.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Outside Access (Sports Arena Central Reception)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • This entrance gives access to the reception area.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Sports Arena Central Reception'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection 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 but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located at the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Outside Access (West Block Building)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the West Block Changing building.
    • This entrance gives access to the changing facilities.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'West Changing'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection 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 but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.

Outside Access (Final Whistle Cafe)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the cafe.
    • This entrance gives access to the ground floor of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Final Whistle Cafe'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection 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 single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 110cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the approach to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Reception (Sports Arena Central Reception)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located on the right as you enter.
    • The reception point is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the 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 at/behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 100cm.
    • There is 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 70cm.
    • 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 counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • There is wayfinding signage available at/close to the reception.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is vinyl and tiles.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is obstructed.
    • There is bench seating and single seats with armrests.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.

Getting Around (Sports Arena Central Reception Building)

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the building via lift(s).
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is tiles, laminate and wood .
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There is bench seating and also a mixture of single seats with and without armrests at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • Floor plans/maps are available.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in communal areas.

Accessible Changing Room (Sports Arena Central Reception Building Room 8)

  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible changing room is located to the left as you enter.
    • This accessible changing room is approximately 8m from the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible changing room.
    • A key is required for the accessible changing room.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of the team on the reception desk.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the accessible changing room door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • There is no lock for the toilet door.
    • The width of the accessible changing room opening is 90cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Changing Facilities View
    • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 265cm x 326cm.
    • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room include; handrails, a wheel in shower, a wash basin, a dropdown rail and a toilet.
    • This is a shared changing room.
    • The type of flooring in the changing room is tiles.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the accessible changing room.
    • There is seating available within the changing room.
    • The seating within the changing room includes: a flip down/tip up seat.
    • There are lockers within the changing room.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
    • The lighting levels in the changing room are moderate to good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The height of the light switch/pull cord is 102cm from floor level.
    • 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 200cm (6ft 7in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female 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 lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
  • 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 colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is poor.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) cannot 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 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • 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 99cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is poor.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Accessible Shower View
    • The shower does have an unobstructed minimum 150cm x 150cm turning space.
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The adjustable shower head can be placed between 105cm and 185cm when mounted.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The seat/chair is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 53cm (1ft 9in).
    • There are not horizontal and/or dropdown rails available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • There is a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • The colour contrast between the vertical grab rail(s) for the shower and wall is good.
    • There is not an emergency alarm for the shower.
  • 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 100cm.

Standard Changing Room (Sports Arena Central Reception Building Ground Floor)

  • Location and Access View
    • This standard changing room is approximately 5m from the main reception.
    • There is step-free access to the standard changing room.
    • A key is not required for the standard changing room.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • There is no lock for the toilet door.
    • The width of the standard changing room opening is 88cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Changing Facilities View
    • The dimensions of the standard changing room are 500cm x 600cm.
    • The fixtures/facilities available in the standard changing room include; a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
    • This is an interchangeable between male and female changing room.
    • The type of flooring in the changing room is concrete tiles.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the standard changing room.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is seating available within the changing room.
    • The seating within the changing room includes: bench seating.
    • There are lockers within the changing room.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 200cm from the floor.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the changing room.
    • The lighting levels in the changing room are moderate to good.

Other Floors (Sports Arena Central Reception Building)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are approximately 12m from the main entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to enter and exit the stairwell on all floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • 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.
    • 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.

Lift (Sports Arena Central Reception Building)

  • The lift is located to the left as you enter the building.
  • The lift was out of use at the time of the survey.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • 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 floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The lift was out of order at my time of visit.

Standard Changing Room (Sports Arena Central Reception Building - Male)

  • Location and Access View
    • This standard changing room is located on the first floor.
    • This standard changing room is approximately 10m from the lift exit.
    • There is step-free access to the standard changing room, via lift.
    • A key is not required for the standard changing room.
    • There is written text signage on or near the standard changing room door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • There is no lock for the toilet door.
    • The width of the standard changing room opening is 88cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Changing Facilities View
    • The dimensions of the standard changing room are 150cm x 200cm.
    • The fixtures/facilities available in the standard changing room include; a toilet and a wash basin.
    • This is a male changing room.
    • The type of flooring in the changing room is concrete tiles.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the standard changing room.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is seating available within the changing room.
    • The seating within the changing room includes: bench seating.
    • There are lockers within the changing room.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 198cm from the floor.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the changing room.
    • There is a/are general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • The lighting levels in the changing room are moderate to good.

Standard Changing Room (Sports Arena Central Reception Building - Female)

  • Location and Access View
    • This standard changing room is located on the first floor.
    • This standard changing room is approximately 12m from the lift exit.
    • There is step-free access to the standard changing room, via lift.
    • A key is not required for the standard changing room.
    • There is written text signage on or near the standard changing room door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • There is no lock for the toilet door.
    • The width of the standard changing room opening is 88cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Changing Facilities View
    • The dimensions of the standard changing room are 200cm x 300cm.
    • The fixtures/facilities available in the standard changing room include; a toilet and a wash basin.
    • This is a female changing room.
    • The type of flooring in the changing room is concrete tiles.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the standard changing room.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is seating available within the changing room.
    • The seating within the changing room includes: bench seating.
    • There are lockers within the changing room.
    • There is a/are locker(s) within reach for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a water dispenser available.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 200cm from the floor.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the changing room.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • The lighting levels in the changing room are moderate to good.

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the male and female standard changing rooms on the first floor.
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.
  • There is a deep step to enter the shower cubicle.

Eating and Drinking (Final Whistle Cafe)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the café.
    • The café is located to the right of the main car park.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables can 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; menu boards.
    • 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Plastic/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 90cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
    • The type of flooring in this area is tiles and stone.
  • Payment Counter View
    • Closed at present undergoing refurbishment, refreshments are available from a mobile van on the site 12/12/23.
  • 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 65cm.
    • The surface height of the lowest table is 43cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • There are also coffee tables and sofas.
    • The type of flooring in this area is tiles and stone.

Other Floors (Final Whistle Cafe)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • The stairs are located on the right as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 6m from the café entrance.
    • There are 15 steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are additional seating.

Accessible Toilet(s) (West Block Changing - Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located within the West Block changing building.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of the team on the main reception desk.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is poor.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 226cm x 297cm (7ft 5in x 9ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The height of the light switch/pull cord is 98cm from floor level.
    • 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 226cm (7ft 5in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female 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 lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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 cistern.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • 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 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • 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 93cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Accessible Shower View
    • The shower does have an unobstructed minimum 150cm x 150cm turning space.
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The adjustable shower head can be placed between 105cm and 185cm when mounted.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The seat/chair is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • Horizontal and/or dropdown rails are available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • The colour contrast between the shower rails and wall is good.
    • There is not a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • There is not an emergency alarm for the shower.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Toilet Block Building - Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located within the toilet block building located in car park 1.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the toilet block entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff on the central reception desk.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 198cm x 200cm (6ft 6in x 6ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by storage items.
    • 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 fair.
    • 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The alarm did not sound when tested.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the toilet.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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 cistern.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) cannot 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 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 fair.
    • 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 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 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is good.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible toilet within the men's standard toilets with similar features.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located within the toilet block building.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 2m from the toilet block entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are low to moderate.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are available in the shared toilets.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available .
    • The height of the baby change table is 84cm.
    • The baby change is located on entry to the toilet block.