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Blackberry Jack

1 St Brelades Place, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 9RG

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in St Albans.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Opening Times

  • Monday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 23:00.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located in the car park behind the venue.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 126cm (4ft 2in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • Comments
    • The 1st set of doors are held open during opening hours.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 138cm (4ft 6in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 132cm (4ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments
    • There is 1 medium step for access to the pool table which is situated on a raised area.

Eating and Drinking

  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 57cm (1ft 10in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are available in Braille.
  • Menus are available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are not presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is standard pub meals.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 17m (19yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the standard male/female toilets.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 190cm (4ft 7in x 6ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are not available.
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Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Comments
    • The photograph shows the raised section of the venue.