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Museum and Art Gallery

Royal Pump Room, The Parade, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4AA

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Access Guide

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday 10:45 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 10:45 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 10:45 - 17:00.
  • Friday 10:45 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 10:45 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 11:00 - 16:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 250cm x 500cm (8ft 2in x 16ft 5in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located off The Parade.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Royal Pump Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.

Outside Access (Museum Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in front of the venue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the museum entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

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.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Museum

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is available.
  • The availability of tactile signage depends on exhibition.
  • Braille signage for exhibits is not available.
  • The availability of Braille signage does not depend on exhibition.
  • Touch tours are available.
  • The availability of touch tours depends on exhibition.
  • Video tours are not available.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left as you enter.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the museum entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 83cm x 115cm (2ft 9in x 3ft 9in).
  • 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 not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Level Change

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the fire exit.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.
  • The lift does bypass the steps.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located leading to the fire exit.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the museum entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 87cm x 115cm (2ft 10in x 3ft 9in).
  • 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 not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located off the foyer of the Royal Pump Room.

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.
  • This service cannot be requested.