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Beecroft Garden Children's Centre

Beecroft Garden Primary School, Beecroft Garden, Brockley, London, SE4 2BS

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:30.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • The centre may also be available for hire outside of these times for training events.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Children's Centre Entrance Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Dalrymple Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 125cm (4ft) wide.
  • Comments View
    • Please note that the children's centre has its own entrance separate from the main primary school entrance.
    • If the gate is closed, the intercom is 120cm high.

Level Change (Children's Centre Entrance Gate)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the gate up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Children's Centre Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right 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 84cm (2ft) wide.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the the Children's Centre Entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The community room (picture left) is used for stay and play, messy play and as a crèche for courses.
    • This room has level access to a secure outside play area.
    • There is a separate training room (picture right).

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 6m (6yd 22in) from the the Children's Centre Entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right of the crèche room.
    • 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 88cm (2ft).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 250cm (5ft x 8ft).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 49cm (19in).
    • 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).
    • 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 3").
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within this accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change bench when extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a second, similar accessible toilet off the main corridor, beyond the reception desk.
    • This toilet also has the transfer space to the right.
    • It has an additional hand dryer which cannot be reached from the toilet but is within 100cm of the floor.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • All visitors to the centre use the accessible toilets.

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.
  • Comments View
    • Family support and outreach staff are available for home visits.