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Mecca Bingo

106-110 Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4EH

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Dundee.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Dundee.

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 23:30.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 23:30.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 23:30.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 23:30.
  • Friday 10:00 - 23:30.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 23:30.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 23:30.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located beneath the rear of the building.
    • The car park type is underground.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 550cm (13ft 1in x 18ft 1in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park is council owned but the area near the club entrance is for bingo hall users.
    • There is also standard parking and 1 designated blue badge bay near the main entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (away from you).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically (away from you).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in) wide.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 176cm (5ft 9in) wide.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are -1-G-1.
    • 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.
  • Escalators View
    • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator are G-1.
    • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.
    • The head and foot of the escalators are clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located ahead as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are -1-G-1.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 105cm (5ft 3in x 3ft 5in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Reception

  • The desk is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the lift on the first floor.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are raised seating areas on the first and second floors.
    • On the ground floor the raised seating areas are accessible by 5 medium steps.
    • The steps have handrails on both sides.
    • On the first floor the raised seating areas are accessible by 2 medium steps.
    • The steps have handrails on both sides.

Restaurant Bar Internal

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 45m (49yd 8in) from the lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 66cm (2ft 2in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Picture menus are available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is classic British favourites.

Restaurant Bar Internal

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Food is not available from the bar.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 45m (49yd 8in) from the lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 66cm (2ft 2in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Picture menus are available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

Other Floors (Bingo Hall)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2.
    • 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 bright.

Lift (Bingo Hall)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter the bingo hall.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2.
  • The lift is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the lift at the entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 106cm x 210cm (3ft 6in x 6ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • 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 45m (49yd 8in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the bingo hall.
    • 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 locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 160cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • 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.
    • 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 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • 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 bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are several similar toilets available throughout the venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available 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.