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Football Pitches

Emerald Avenue, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 5EE

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Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The leisure centre is located on the outskirts of Fleet just off Emerald Avenue. There are various routes to the the leisure centre.
    • The leisure centre has it's own car park.
  • By Bus View
    • There is not a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest Railway Station is Fleet.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.

Parking, Main Entrance and Reception

Accessible Changing Rooms

  • There are accessible changing rooms located within the main building on the ground and first floors.

Football Pitches Changing Room

  • The football changing rooms are located outside the rear of the leisure centre.
  • There is step free access to the changing rooms.
  • The football changing rooms are accessed by two sets of single width doors.
  • Both sets of doors open away from you (push) and have an opening width of 85cm.
  • There is step free access throughout the changing rooms.
  • There are changing benches available.
  • The surface of the flooring is non-slip tiles.
  • There are two accessible toilets located next to the changing rooms.
  • There is step free access to the standard shower cubicles.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Football Pitches)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located next to the football changing rooms.
    • There is step free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and Makaton signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 153cm x 206cm (5ft x 6ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm in front of the seat.
    • The toilet has a non slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the toilet.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Access to Football Pitches

  • The football pitches are located at the rear of the leisure centre.
  • There is step free access from the leisure centre to the pitches.
  • The surface of the path of is block paving.
  • The entrance to the football pitches is located next to the standard car park.

11-a-side Football Pitch

  • The 11-a-side football pitch is located to the left after you enter.
  • There is step free access to the pitch.
  • The surface of the pitch is artificial grass.

5-a-side Football Pitches

  • There are four 5-a-side football pitches.
  • The pitches are located along the path leading to the changing rooms.
  • There is a slight slope along the path.
  • There are single width gates to access the pitches.
  • The width of the gate opening is 85cm.
  • The surface of the pitches are artificial grass.

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