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Basingstoke College of Technology, Worting Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 8TN

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the South Site.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Basingstoke.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • The gym is not available for use when it is being used for the sport curriculum.
    • The Gym closes early out of Term Time.

Parking (Car Park 1)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located to the right of the gym.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 570cm x 400cm (18ft 8in x 13ft 1in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

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.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located on the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on the right as you face the entrance.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played within the gym.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Lockers)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right on entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest adapted toilets are located in the main building on South Site.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard male and female toilets are located in the main building on South Site.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.