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Coldharbour Community Hall

William Barefoot Drive, New Eltham, London, SE9 3JD

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Opening Times

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.
  • Comments View
    • There is a regular programme of events at the hall.
    • The hall is also available to hire.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is New Eltham.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue, off William Barefoot Drive.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is also unrestricted on-street parking on Leas Dale at the rear of the venue, facing the alternative entrance (shown in photographs 3 and 4).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The steep ramp up from the car park can be bypassed by leaving the car park by the vehicle entrance and using the longer path with an easy slope leading from the pavement to the entrance (shown in photographs 2 and 3).
    • There are easy slopes on the path as it continues around to the rear of the building for the alternative entrance (5 and 6).
    • The paths are uneven in places.

Outside Access (Alternative Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building, facing Leas Dale.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 1 - 3 show the foyer which both entrances open into.
    • The hall and toilets open off the foyer.
    • The hall has a stage at the far end (4).
    • The stage is reached by 5 deep, unmarked steps without handrails.
    • There is a kitchen off to the right of the hall with a serving hatch (5).
    • Furniture is stored in a space to the right of the hall (6).
    • There are folding tables and chairs without armrests.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left of the foyer from the alternative entrance.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the alternative entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a counter top in the former cloakroom leading to the female standard toilets which could be used for baby changing (3).
    • The counter is 91cm high.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the car park or grassed areas around the building.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.