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Erith Yacht Club

Anchor Bay, Erith, Kent, DA8 2AD

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Introduction

  • Opening times vary.
  • Please contact the venue for details.
  • The club supports the Sailability Programme for assisiting disabled users.
  • Please see the club website for details.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Erith.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Slade Green.

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.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 225cm x 590cm (7ft 5in x 19ft 4in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 4m (13ft 1in) from the ground floor lift.
    • The furthest designated bay is 6m (19ft 8in) from the ground floor lift.
    • 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.

Level Change (Pontoon)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to the yachting area.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • Comments View
    • When the tide is out, the pontoon is at a steep angle, but is flat when the tide is in.
    • A mobile hoist is available for staff to assist disabled users.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 122cm (4ft 0in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the car park.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Lift (Outside Access)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the car park.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the nearest designated bay.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 97cm x 145cm (3ft 2in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.

Outside Access (Alternative Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is not available only on request.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Restaurant Bar Internal

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Food is not available from the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located straight ahead as you enter.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2.
  • The lift is 5m (16ft 5in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 97cm x 145cm (3ft 2in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Accessible Bathroom (First Floor)

  • The bathroom is unisex.
  • The bathroom is not for the sole use of disabled people.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the accessible bathroom door.
  • The accessible bathroom is 8m (26ft 2in) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible bathroom is located straight ahead on the left after you enter.
  • There is level access to the accessible bathroom.
  • A key is not required for the accessible bathroom.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The width of the accessible bathroom door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The door is heavy.
  • The dimensions of the bathroom are 247cm x 240cm (8ft 1in x 7ft 10in).
  • The bathroom has a non slip floor.
  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the bathroom.
  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
  • There is not a push button style of alarm.
  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
  • There is not a coat hook.
  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 6in).
  • There is a hand dryer.
  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm.
  • There is not a towel dispenser.
  • 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.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The sink is 70cm (2ft 3in) high.
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
  • The lateral transfer space is 185cm (6ft ).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
  • There are mirrors in the adapted bathroom.
  • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The shower head height is adjustable.
  • The shower control type is twist/turn.
  • The shower seat is flip down.
  • The flip down or fixed seat height is 47cm (1ft 6in).
  • There are handrails available.
  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet (Second Floor)

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • 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.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the second floor lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the main corridor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 230cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do 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.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.