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Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Spring Grove Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4BP

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Huddersfield Literature Festival - Information

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Huddersfield.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the side, and to the rear of the building.
    • 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 10 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 363cm x 601cm (11ft 11in x 19ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 88m (96yd 9in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 148m (161yd 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.
    • 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
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • There are dropped kerbs between the standard spaces and the entrance.
    • The dropped kerbs have tactile markings.

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 (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 202cm (6ft 8in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • 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 the right going up.

Reception (Main Reception)

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk/counter.
  • Comments
    • Access to the main facilities is to the right of the main reception via security barriers.
    • The clear opening width of the standard barriers is 50cm.
    • Access is by barcode scanner.
    • The height of the scanner is 101cm.
    • There is a wider gate which is opened on request by reception staff.
    • The clear opening width of the wider gate is 94cm.

Reception (Sales and Membership Enquiries)

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main 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 desk/counter is not staffed.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk/counter.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the cafe, splash park and fitness suite.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Wayfinding signage is available.
  • Pictorial signage is available.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is tiles.
  • Comments
    • There are a number of rooms which contain ceiling tracking hoists.
    • The location of the hoists is shown in written text outside each room.
    • Photograph 5 shows the ceiling hoist in the martial arts room.
    • Photographs 7 and 8 show the soft play area next to the cafe.

Eating and Drinking (Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 58cm (1ft 11in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • The standard height for tables is 74cm.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall 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 hot and cold snacks.
  • Comments
    • The cafe has a fixed loop.
    • There is an additional counter, The Pod, in the main area of the building, next to the entrance to the changing village.
    • The counter is medium height with a low section.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is hydraulic.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There are 7 steps.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.
  • Comments
    • There are 3 swimming pools.
    • There is a splash park with water slides and a beach entrance to the pool.
    • There is a competition pool with a lift for the wet side chair.
    • There is a training pool with a height adjustable floor.
    • There are 2 hoists.
    • The grey hoist is a Handimove pool hoist which can be fixed in a variety of positions at each pool.
    • The white hoist is a Portable Aquatic Lift which can be used at any position next to each pool.

Huddersfield Climbing Centre

  • Huddersfield Climbing Centre is located on the ground floor at the rear of the building.
  • The centre has climbing and bouldering walls.
  • The centre is 48m from main entrance.
  • The centre is accessed by a single door with a locked leaf.
  • The door opens away from you (push) and is permanently held open.
  • The clear width of the door opening is 101cm.
  • The reception desk is 1m from the centre entrance.
  • The desk is medium height.
  • There is not a low section (76cm)
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There are sofas in the reception area.
  • The centre has a hoist for wheelchair users to climb either in or out of their chair.
  • Wheelchair users can participate in upper body climbs with hoist assistance, or be hoisted in their chair in a simulation of a climb.
  • The centre has experience of catering for visually impaired climbers.
  • Music is played throughout the centre, but it can be switched off by prior arrangement. Please ask when booking.
  • The centre is open: Monday to Friday 10:00 - 22:00, Saturday-Sunday 10:00-20:00 (Winter) 10:00-18:00 (Summer).
  • The centre can be contacted on 01484 542 636 or via their website,http://www.huddersfieldclimbingcentre.com.

Sports Hall

  • There is a multi-purpose sports hall with a divider to the rear right of the building.
  • The hall can be used as 2 smaller halls, or as one large hall depending on bookings.
  • There are two entrances to the hall.
  • The entrances are double doors which open towards you (pull) and are heavy.
  • The clear width of the door opening is 180cm.
  • There are bleachers on 2 sides of the hall which can be opened out to provided staggered seating for some events.

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • 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.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the building, beyond the security barriers.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1.
  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the barriers.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 208cm (3ft 7in x 6ft 10in).
  • The clear door width is 99cm (3ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.

Reception (Fitness Suite)

  • The desk/counter is 33m (36yd 3in) from the lift.
  • 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 desk/counter is not staffed.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor, to the far right as you exit the lift.
    • The fitness suite is 32m (34yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • Level access is by lift.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 186cm (6ft 1in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General)
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is available for induction.
    • Staff are trained to use the portable hearing loop.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments
    • Access to the gym is by security barriers beyond the entrance.
    • The clear width of the standard barriers is 50cm.
    • The height of the card reader is 100cm.
    • There is a wide barrier.
    • The clear width of the wide barrier is 94cm.
    • The height of the card reader is 109cm.
    • The fitness suite has hand bikes, cable machines, free weights, and a functional area which are suitable for members with mobility issues.
    • Assistance can be provided for visually impaired members.
    • Some staff are trained in assisting disabled people.
    • There are also 4 activity studios and a cycle studio.
    • Studio 4 is used as an additional functional area for the gym.
    • Studios 1 and 2 have a dividing wall and can be used as 1 large studio or as 2 smaller studios depending on bookings and classes.
  • Opening Times
    • Monday 06:30 - 22:00.
    • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00.
    • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:00.
    • Thursday 06:30 - 22:00.
    • Friday 06:30 - 22:00.
    • Saturday 08:00 - 20:00.
    • Sunday 08:30 - 20:00.

Swimming Pool Balcony

  • There is a viewing balcony which overlooks the splash park and competition pool.
  • The balcony is located on the first floor to the front right as you exit the lift.
  • The balcony is 35m from lift.
  • The balcony is accessed by double door which open towards you (pull) and are heavy.
  • The clear width of the door opening is 182cm.
  • There is designated seating for wheelchair users.
  • A companion can sit next to the wheelchair user.

Changing Places (Changing Village)

  • Location and access
    • The facility is located to the right of the changing village as you enter.
    • The facility is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is not level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 362cm x 252cm (11ft 11in x 8ft 3in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 194cm (6ft 4in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 246cm (8ft 1in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

Level Change (Changing Village)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located throughout the changing village.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments
    • The slope drains water from the changing cubicles to the drainage areas of the changing village.

Changing Places (Sports Hall)

  • Location and access
    • The facility is located on the ground floor, off the right hand corridor of the building.
    • The facility is approximately 39m (42yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 434cm x 252cm (14ft 3in x 8ft 3in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 194cm (6ft 4in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 342cm (11ft 3in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

Changing Places (Martial Arts Room and Training Rooms)

  • Location and access
    • The facility is located on the ground floor, off the corridor leading from the right hand corridor of the building.
    • The facility is approximately 63m (68yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 354cm x 250cm (11ft 7in x 8ft 2in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 194cm (6ft 4in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 237cm (7ft 9in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

Changing Places (Fitness Suite)

  • Location and access
    • The facility is located on the first floor, off the rear right corridor as you exit the lift.
    • The facility is approximately 27m (29yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 396cm x 298cm (12ft 12in x 9ft 9in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 194cm (6ft 4in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 221cm (7ft 3in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 113cm (3ft 8in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

Accessible Shower (Changing Village)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the changing village.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; handrails.
  • Other facilities available include; drop down rails and a height adjustable seat.
  • There is not level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.
  • Comments
    • There are 2 open accessible showers in the changing village.

Accessible Shower (Changing Village Accessible Toilet)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the changing village accessible toilet cubicle.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 46cm (1ft 6in).
  • Other facilities available include; drop down rails.
  • There is not level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.
  • Comments
    • There are similar accessible showers in the large accessible toilets throughout the building.

Accessible Shower (Sports Hall Changing Rooms)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the male and female sports hall changing rooms.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; handrails.
  • Other facilities available include; drop down rails and a height adjustable seat.
  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.
  • Comments
    • There is not an alarm in the shower.
    • There are similar accessible showers in the male and female changing rooms on the first floor (photograph 2).

Accessible Toilet (Changing Village)

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right hand side of the changing village.
    • There is not level access to this 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 reception.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 239cm x 273cm (7ft 10in x 8ft 11in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 126cm (4ft 2in).
    • 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 pull cord 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 a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 87cm.
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby changing facilities are not available within this accessible toilet.
  • Comments
    • There is an additional accessible toilet in the changing village, which was occupied at the time of the survey.
    • There are similar accessible toilets with accessible showers in the male and female changing rooms (photographs 3 and 4).
    • There is a similar accessible toilet at the far end of the right hand corridor opposite the sports hall with transfer space on the opposite side (photographs 5 and 6).

Accessible Toilet (Female Wet Side Changing Rooms)

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 43m (47yd 1in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the standard female wet side changing room.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • There is a similar accessible toilet in the standard male wet side changing room.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from reception.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 154cm x 222cm (5ft 1in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • 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 pull cord 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 a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 87cm.
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby changing facilities are not available within this accessible toilet.
  • Comments
    • There is a similar accessible toilet on the first floor, in the main corridor to the right as you exit the lift (photographs 3 and 4).

Accessible Toilet (First Floor)

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 21m (22yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the corridor to the right as you exit the lift.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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 reception.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 238cm x 248cm (7ft 10in x 8ft 2in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 155cm (5ft 1in).
    • 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 pull cord 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 a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 92cm.
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby changing facilities are not available within this accessible toilet.
  • Comments
    • There is a similar accessible toilet with opposite transfer space next to this toilet (photographs 3 and 4).

Standard Changing Room (Changing Village)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the left beyond the security barriers, behind the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the splash park, competition pool, and training pool.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments
    • This is a shared facility.
    • The changing village contains standard cubicles.
    • There are 8 larger baby change cubicles.
    • The height of the baby change table when extended is 83cm.
    • There are 5 family cubicles.
    • There is a baby seat.
    • The height of the baby seat when extended is 81cm.
    • The height of the baby change when extended is 80cm.
    • There are similar standard male and female changing rooms available (photographs 7-11).
    • The standard male and female changing rooms are 40m from the main entrance and 35m from the reception.
    • There is a baby change in the standard female changing room.
    • The height of the baby change when extended is 80cm.

Standard Changing Room (Sports Hall)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the right of the building, in the sports hall corridor.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 43m (47yd 1in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 38m (41yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the sports hall.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments
    • There are 2 private cubicles.
    • There are similar standard male and female changing rooms on the first floor.

Standard Shower (Sports Hall Standard Changing Rooms)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the sports hall standard male and female changing rooms.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments
    • There are private shower cubicles in the changing rooms.
    • There are drainage grates within the shower cubicles.
    • There are similar shower cubicles in the first floor changing rooms.

Standard Shower (Changing Village)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located to the rear of the changing village, next to the splash park.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments
    • These are open showers.
    • There are also private shower cubicles to the rear right of the changing village (photograph 2).
    • There is a walk-in dryer cubicle near to the open showers, opposite the splash park (photograph 3).
    • There is a charge to use the walk-in dryer cubicle.
    • There are similar showers in wet side standard male and female changing rooms.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s)
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor, in the right hand corridor as you exit the lift.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s)
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor, in the right hand corridor as you exit the lift.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s)
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the front right of the building, in the sports hall corridor.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 56m (61yd 9in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s)
    • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located in the changing village.
    • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 33m (36yd 3in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the shared toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments
    • There are similar male and female toilets on the first floor in the corridor leading to the changing place, standard changing rooms, and swimming pool balcony.
    • There is a single ambulant cubicle in the standard male and female changing rooms.
    • There are single cubicle standard male, female, and shared toilets in the cafe area.
    • There are low-level children's toilets and sinks available in the soft play area, next to the cafe (photographs 8 and 9).

Changing Village Baby Change

  • The baby change rooms is located to the far right of the changing village, 34m from the main entrance.
  • The door locks by lever twist lock.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The clear width of the door opening is 99cm.
  • There is a seat with armrests.
  • There is a sink.
  • The height of the sink is 77cm.
  • The taps are lever/push mixer.
  • The height of the baby change when extended is 84cm.
  • There is a baby seat.
  • The height of the baby seat when extended is 85cm.
  • There is an emergency alarm.
  • The alarm is tied up.
  • There are coat hooks.
  • The height of the coat hooks is 158cm.

First Floor Baby Change

  • The baby change room is located off the corridor to the right as you exit the lift, opposite the changing rooms area.
  • The door locks by lever twist lock.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The clear width of the door opening is 99cm.
  • There is not a seat.
  • There is a sink.
  • The height of the sink is 79cm.
  • The taps are lever/push mixer.
  • The height of the baby change table when extended is 84cm.
  • There is an emergency alarm.
  • The alarm is fully functional.
  • There are coat hooks.
  • The height of the coat hooks is 158cm.