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Fitness Centre

Penrhyn Road Campus, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 22:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Kingston upon Thames.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Kingston.
  • Comments View
    • The Fitness Centre offers an air conditioned Aerobics and Dance Studio and a 65-station gym.
    • Facilities include: Cardio-vascular equipment, rowing machines, cross trainers, treadmills, steppers and bikes with integrated TVs, high-specification weights machines and a large selection of free weights.

Parking (Fassett Road)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the main building, off Fassett Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 10 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 340cm x 570cm (11ft 2in x 18ft 8in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Fassett Road Car Park Entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 13m (14yd 8in) from the Fassett Road Car Park Entrance.
    • 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 a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • 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.

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) automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • There is a turnstile and barrier entrance in the reception area.
    • The barrier width is 90cm.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the gym.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to all equipment located on the ground floor.
    • Equipment on the first floor can be accessed by steps only.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • The stairs are located within the gym.
    • The stairs are approximately 13m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are selected fitness equipment.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There is a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the left of the corridor.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the gym.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 190cm x 300cm (6ft 3in x 9ft 10in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; a chair/stool, handrails, a drop down rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located at the end of the corridor.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the gym.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the female changing rooms.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the male changing rooms.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the standard changing room.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is 1 medium step into the shower area from the changing room.

Additional Info

  • The photograph shows the turnstile and barrier entrance in the reception area.