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Hospitality and Catering / Zest Restaurant

Langley Centre, Station Road, Langley, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 8BY

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Introduction

  • Comments
    • The Hospitality and Catering area is located off the ground floor of Block A.
    • It can be accessed internally via Block A by students.
    • Zest Restaurant also has an external entrance which is only used during public opening times.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Langley.
  • The nearest mainline station is Langley.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located directly outside Block A.
    • 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 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 400cm (9ft 10in x 13ft 1in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the Zest Public Entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the Zest Public Entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • The Blue Badge bays are also 15 - 32 metres from the Block A main entrance.

Outside Access (Block A Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 114cm (3ft) wide.
  • Comments
    • The automatic door is push pad activated.
    • There is also an automatic revolving door immediately to the left of the one described.

Outside Access (Internal Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of Block A, off the Hub corridor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 178cm (5ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments
    • This entrance is used by staff and Catering and Hospitality students only.

Outside Access (Zest Public Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the main building, to the right of the main entrance as you face it.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 210cm (6ft 11in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Zest Public Entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments
    • Photographs 2 and 3 show the Production Kitchen.
    • Photographs 4 and 5 show the Training Kitchen.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the Zest Public Entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is varied meals.
  • Opening Times
    • Monday Closed.
    • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00.
    • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00.
    • Thursday 12:00 - 14:00.
    • Thursday 18:00 - 20:30.
    • Friday 12:00 - 14:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 11m (12yd 1in) from the Zest Public Entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located just past reception, at the rear of the foyer.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 218cm (4ft 12in x 7ft 2in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • 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.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s)
    • The female and male toilets are located off the main corridor, past the accessible toilet.
    • The female and male toilets are 14m (15yd 11in) from the Zest Public Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments
    • The toilets contain larger cubicles with doors that open outwards.

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 generally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level 3.