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Aspire Lounge

Bristol Airport, North Side Road, Bristol, BS48 3DY

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Introduction

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    • There is a charge to use the Aspire Lounge, please visit the website for more information.

Opening Times

  • Monday 04:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 04:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 04:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 04:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 04:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 04:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 04:00 - 21:00.

Outside Access (Aspire Lounge)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the Mezzanine Level, to the left when exiting the Security lift.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Counter

  • The counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the entrance.
  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • The height of the counter is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The height of the counter is high.
  • There is not a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the lounge.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet, tiles, and wood.
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    • Some seating areas within the lounge have tables next to them with plug sockets and USB ports available.

Buffet

  • The main buffet is located to the left as you enter.
  • Food and drink is collected by the patron at the buffet tables.
  • On request, a member of staff can bring food and drink to the table.
  • The buffet table is 100cm high.
  • There is not a lowered section.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs with armrests are available.
  • The nearest table is 6m from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 108cm.
  • Plastic cups are not available.
  • Plastic cuttlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • The type of food available is hot and cold snacks.
  • There is also a smaller buffet section located at the rear of the lounge.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 39m (42yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the Aspire Lounge, to the left when entering.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 267cm (4ft 12in x 8ft 9in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
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    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby changing table, once extended is 76cm.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.