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Kirkcaldy Kitchen and Dining Room

University of Dundee, Forth Avenue, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5YS

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Kirkcaldy.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Kirkcaldy.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 670cm (9ft x 21ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 3ft) from the kitchen and dining room entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 14m (15yd 12in) from the kitchen and dining room entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Kitchen and Dining Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The nearest table is 16m (17yd 19in) from the kitchen and dining room entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 43cm (16in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 71cm (2ft).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:30 - 13:30.
    • Tuesday 08:30 - 13:30.
    • Wednesday 08:30 - 13:30.
    • Thursday 08:30 - 13:30.
    • Friday 08:30 - 13:30.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the library.

Library

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books on tape or disc.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • It takes approximately 21 days to process an order.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard, large rollerball mouse, and height adjustable table is / are available.
  • Other computer auxiliary aids include magnifier, zoom text, mind genius.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:30 - 21:00.
    • Tuesday 08:30 - 21:00.
    • Wednesday 08:30 - 21:00.
    • Thursday 08:30 - 21:00.
    • Friday 08:30 - 17:00.
    • Saturday 10:00 - 14:00.
    • Sunday Closed.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.