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Durham City Golf Club - Swing Studio

Rosebay Road, Littleburn, Langley Moor, Durham, DH7 8HL

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • From A1(M) Junction 62 - Exit A1(M) at Junction 62, and take the A690 signposted for Durham. Follow the A690 for 1.8 miles. At the roundabout take the third exit onto Leazes Lane/A690. Follow the A690 for 0.7 miles. At the roundabout take the second exit to continue along the A690. After 0.3 miles, at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Sutton Street/A690. Follow Sutton Street/A690 for 0.9 miles. At the traffic lights turn right onto Crossgate Peth/A690. Continue to follow the A690, proceeding straight ahead at the traffic lights and junction with the A167 after 0.5 miles. Continue along Neville's Cross Bank/A690 for 0.4 miles. At the roundabout take the first exit onto A690. Follow the A690 for 0.3 miles. Turn left onto Mill Road, signposted Durham City Golf Club. Follow Mill Road, turning right onto Rosebay Road after 0.6 miles. Continue along Rosebay Road for 0.3 miles, and the entrance to the Golf Club is on the right, just before the end of the road. The entrance is signed, and continues straight ahead along a narrow access road with passing points.
      From A167 - Follow the A167 to Neville's Cross. At the junction with the A690 follow the A690 towards Crook. Continue along Neville's Cross Bank/A690 for 0.4 miles. At the roundabout take the first exit onto A690. Follow the A690 for 0.3 miles. Turn left onto Mill Road, signposted Durham City Golf Club. Follow Mill Road, turning right onto Rosebay Road after 0.6 miles. Continue along Rosebay Road for 0.3 miles, and the entrance to the Golf Club is on the right, just before the end of the road. The entrance is signed, and continues straight ahead along a narrow access road with passing points.
    • There is a large car park in front of the building. Parking is free for all members and visitors.
  • By Bus View
    • There is not a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
  • By Train View

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff do not receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located on the grassed areas surrounding the car park.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located in front of the clubhouse.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 3 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 308cm x 489cm (10ft 1in x 16ft 1in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
  • Paying View
    • There are no parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is concrete tiles.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 68m (74yd 1ft) from the Swing Studio main entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Outside Access (Swing Studio Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Swing Studio.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 73cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The ramp can be overcome by using a route through a gate to the left hand side of the clubhouse building, which gives level access (shown in photographs 8-11).
    • At the time of the survey there was a small lip along the access route.

Inside Access

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the majority of the building.
    • There is not a/are not door(s) in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music/sound.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The Swing Studio features a performance simulator and is used for coaching.
    • There is a shallow step up to the tee area.
    • There is a sofa with armrests on both sides with another raised area in front of it.
    • The simulator uses a large screen and projector.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the clubhouse.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located in the clubhouse.