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Horseshoe Bar - Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1EZ

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Introduction

Introduction

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
  • There is a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The name of the nearest tram stop is Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

Opening Times

  • Opening times do vary depending on performances.

Parking (Balmoral Road)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located within Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 340cm x 480cm (11ft 2in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the ticket sales entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the ticket sales 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 not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Balmoral Road car park has two charging stations for electric cars (photographs 7 and 8).
    • The height to the highest function is 130cm.
    • There are also car parks located at Ocean Boulevard, Bond Street and Blackpool Arena.

Outside Access (Ticket Sales Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the car park area.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 132cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Outside Access (Information Centre Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the ticket sales entrance.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 156cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Outside Access (Promenade Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the Promenade.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 164cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Entrance (Horseshoe Bar - Internal Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located just beyond the promenade entrance.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 130cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the promenade entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Function Room

  • This room can be arranged according to the function.
  • Tables are 70cm high.
  • There are chairs without armrest available.
  • Some of the tables and seating around the perimeter of the room and on the first and second floor balconies are fixed (photograph 6).
  • There is a dance floor that can be raised to become part of the stage.
  • There are 4 deep clearly marked steps without handrails to the left and right of the stage (photograph 7).

Level Change (First and Second Floor Balconies)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the rear of the function room.
  • There is/are 14 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the 4 steps that lead to the first floor balcony.
    • These steps have handrails on both sides.
    • Photograph shows the steps leading to the second floor balcony.
    • These steps have a handrail on the left.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is in the adjacent information centre foyer.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Female Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left of the function room.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Level Change (Standard Male Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the function room.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the Balmoral Road car park.