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Unit 1b, 33 Harbour Road, Inverness, Highland, IV1 1UA

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Introduction

  • This is a women's only gym.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:45 - 14:00.
  • Monday 15:30 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 07:45 - 14:00.
  • Tuesday 15:30 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 07:45 - 14:00.
  • Wednesday 15:30 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 07:45 - 14:00.
  • Thursday 15:30 - 19:00.
  • Friday 07:45 - 14:00.
  • Friday 15:30 - 19:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 11:30.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Inverness.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Inverness.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 0 designated 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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.

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 doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • 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 in the fitness suite.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the right as you enter.
    • The fitness suite is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are not doors into the fitness suite.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • This is a female only gym.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (16ft 5in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 5m (16ft 5in) from the fitness suite.
  • The standard changing rooms are located at the rear of the building, right of reception.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.

Level Change (Changing Room)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down at the changing room door.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 84cm (2ft 9in).

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located to the rear left of the changing room.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Level Change (Standard Shower)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the showers from the changing room.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located through to the rear of the building in the standard changing room.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a female only toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 140cm (4ft 3in x 4ft 7in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 107cm (3ft 6in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilet)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the toilet from the changing room.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 82cm (2ft 8in).

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.