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Lee Valley Riding Centre

Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, London, E10 7QL

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Introduction

  • Opening times can vary. Please contact the centre for details.
  • The Nosebag Cafe is located in the stables courtyard.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located directly in front of the venue.
    • 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 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 560cm (13ft 1in x 18ft 4in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main 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 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 level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are internal and external areas within the Riding Centre.
    • There is spectator seating available within the indoor arena.
    • The Riding Centre now has new stables and stable area.

Level Change (Mount Area)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located between the courtyard and the mount area.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Once inside, there is not level access to the service.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (2yd 7in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The type of food served here is drinks and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • There are two vending machines available for drinks and snacks.

Level Change (Cafe)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located between the foyer and the cafe entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located between the foyer and the cafe entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Eating and Drinking (Cafe Nosebag)

  • 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 service counter.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (6ft 7in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday Closed.
    • Tuesday Closed.
    • Wednesday Closed.
    • Thursday Closed.
    • Friday Closed.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
    • Sunday 09:00 - 17:00.

Level Change (Nosebag Cafe)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the right as you face the cafe entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 121cm (3ft 12in).

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in a cubicle within both the male and female standard toilets.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 205cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 9in).
    • 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 78cm (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 alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • 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 View
    • 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing rooms are located within the standard male and female toilets.
  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located in the male and female changing rooms.
  • 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).
  • Other facilities available are an emergency alarm.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located within the standard changing rooms.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.