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Lanark Memorial Hall

St Leonard Street, Lanark, South Lanarkshire, ML11 7AB

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a theatre, box office, bars, Jerviswood Room, Memorial Chapel and multipurpose / dressing rooms and Cargill House Charity.
  • If you would like more information about this venue or what to do in Lanarkshire, go to www.visitlanarkshire.com.
  • Comments View
    • The building is partly shared with the Cargill House Charity. They have a cafe on level 1 and meeting rooms on level 3.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Lanark.

Opening Times

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Kildare Road.
    • The car park is located to the rear of the venue, off Kildare Road.
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 620cm x 222cm (20ft 4in x 7ft 3in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located at the front of the building, on St Leonard Street.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

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 136cm (4ft 6in).
  • 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 138cm (4ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • The main entrance gives direct access to level 1.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Reception

  • 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 high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the foyer.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Memorial Chapel)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between reception and the chapel.
  • 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 both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located between reception and the chapel.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • 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).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Memorial Chapel

  • The Memorial Chapel is located on level 1. It is accessed via the main entrance and is located to the right as you pass reception. There is ramp and stepped access in the corridor between reception and the chapel. Access is by request only. It is normally only used on Remembrance Day and for civic functions only. The front external entrance is permanently locked.
  • In the corridor outside the chapel there is an interactive touch screen display on the history of Lanark.

Level Change (Foyer)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the rear of the reception.
  • There is/are 10 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • 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).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • The level change rises from level 1 to level 2. The steps are located next to the front lift.

Other Floors (Staircase 1)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 2, 3, 4 and 5.
    • There are 9 steps between floors.
    • 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 not a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the stage, dressing rooms and offices.
  • Comments View
    • Staircase 1 is located at the rear of the venue, and is normally not open to the public. It is the closest staircase to access the dressing rooms and stage and is located next to the backstage lift.

Other Floors (Staircase 2)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 2, 3, 4 and 5.
    • There are 10 steps between floors.
    • 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.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are staff areas.
  • Comments View
    • Staircase 2 is located toward the front of the venue. It is to the right of the lift on level 2.

Other Floors (Staircase 3 and 4)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 3 and 5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • 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.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the balcony and circle seating.
  • Comments View
    • Staircases 3 and 4 are similar and are located to the left as you pass reception.

Lift (Front Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the foyer.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are 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 lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Lift (Backstage Lift)

  • There is not a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 2, 3, 4 and 5.
  • The lift is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are 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 lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • The backstage lift is used to access the multi-purpose /dressing rooms, accessible changing room and the stage.

Outside Access (Side Entrance (Level 2))

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 166cm (5ft 5in).
    • 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 155cm (5ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • The side entrance gives direct access to level 2.

Level Change (Side Entrance (Level 2))

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • 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).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Theatre

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
  • Designated seating is located the stalls to the right.
  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.
  • A companion may sit with you.
  • Companions sit next to the patron.
  • It is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the designated seating area to the nearest accessible toilet.
  • This venue does not provide audio described performances.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is infrared.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • The rows suitable for hearing loops are all rows.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.
  • Concessions are available.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.
  • Comments View
    • Entry to the theatre stalls is via double width automatic doors that open towards you. The doors are operated by push pad. The width of the opening is 175cm. A second set of identical doors are just beyond.
    • The balcony tiered circle seating accessed on level 3 and is not accessible via lift. Access is made by staircase 3 or 4.

Eating and Drinking (Main Bar - Level 2)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located on level 2.
  • The bar does not serve food.
  • 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 a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift.
  • The standard height for tables is 40cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.

Eating and Drinking (Mezzanine Bar - Level 4)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located on level 4.
  • The bar does not serve food.
  • 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 a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the front lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 40cm (1ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 99cm (3ft 3in).
  • The standard height for tables is 99cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.

Jerviswood Hall

  • The Jerviswood Hall is a meeting and function room at the front of the venue on level 3. It is located to the right as you exit. The hall is accessed via double width heavy doors that open towards you (pull). There are a second set identical doors at the other end of the hall. There are tables and chairs that can be set up to guests requirements.
  • There is a small stage at one end of the hall. The stage is accessed via two deep steps at each end of the stage without handrails. Lighting levels at the steps is medium.

Accessible Changing Room (Robiesland Room)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located on level 4, to the rear right of the building.
  • The facility is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the backstage lift.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The door is locked by a lever twist.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 273cm x 438cm (8ft 11in x 14ft 4in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 84cm (2ft 9in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • The tap type is sensor.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is not an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).

Dressing Rooms

  • The standard dressing rooms are located on levels 4 and 5. They are approx 15m from the backstage lift.
  • They are also used as multipurpose rooms.
  • The facilities within the room include standard toilets and showers. The showers are accessed via a shallow step.

Level Change (Stage Steps)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the front of the stage.
  • There is/are 7 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are adjustable.
  • The step(s) is/are 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 both sides.

Stage

  • Access to the stage is via the backstage lift or by staircase 1. The stage is approx 15m from the backstage lift. The stage is located on level 3.
  • There is an as easy slope leading from the front to the back of the stage. There are a set of portable steps that may be used for the front of stage to gain access.

Accessible Toilet (Level 2)

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the front lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the main bar.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is push pad activated.
    • The door is locked by a push button or pad.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 201cm x 213cm (6ft 7in x 6ft 12in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, general domestic waste and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • 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 poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • A similar accessible toilet is available on level 3.

Standard Toilet(s) (Level 2)

  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the main bar.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the front lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the main bar.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Similar female and male standard toilets are located on level 3 and additional female toilets are located on level 5.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.