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ODEON - London Covent Garden

135 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8AH

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Introduction

Audio Description, Subtitles and Autism Friendly

  • Audio Description and Screen Hearing Enhancement System View
    • Films can be audio described.
    • Bodypacks, headsets and neckloops are used for the audio description.
    • The equipment used has dual channel capability; one channel provides audio description, the other provides hearing enhancement for the film soundtrack.
    • The body packs/headsets/neck loops are used for both channels.
    • The audio description equipment is collected from the cinema foyer counter.
    • Staff are trained to issue equipment.
    • The screens used for audio description vary, please contact the cinema for more information.
  • Subtitled Screenings View
    • Subtitled screenings are available.
    • There is/are a minimum of 2 subtitled screening(s) per week.
    • Subtitled screenings are available on various days of the week.
    • Subtitled screenings are available at a mixture of peak and off-peak times.
    • All screens can be used for subtitled screenings.
  • Autism Friendly Screenings View
    • Autism friendly screenings are not available.

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • Help and Assistance View
    • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language, please phone the venue in advance for more information.
    • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
    • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
    • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print.
    • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
    • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
    • There are not mobility aids available.
  • Additional Contact Details View
    • The telephone number for the Disability & Accessibility Helpline is 0800 138 3315.
    • The textphone number for the Disability & Accessibility Helpline is 18001 0808 1560 609.
    • The telephone number for the Cinema Exhibitors' Association (CEA) Card is 01244 526 016.
    • The textphone number for the Cinema Exhibitors' Association (CEA) Card is 18001 01244 526 016.
    • The email address for the Cinema Exhibitors' Association (CEA) Card is info@ceacard.co.uk.
    • The website for the Cinema Exhibitors' Association (CEA) Card is https://www.ceacard.co.uk.

Public Parking

  • There is not a car park for public use within approximately 200m (219yd).
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is stepped access at this entrance.
  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • There is not a bell/buzzer.
  • There is not an intercom.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 3 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left hand side of the building.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • There is a bell/buzzer.
  • The height of the bell/buzzer is 92cm (3ft).
  • There is not an intercom.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Foyer

  • Cinema Foyer View
    • The cinema foyer is located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the cinema foyer.
    • There is step-free access throughout the foyer.
    • The type of flooring in the foyer is vinyl and laminate.
    • There is some flooring in the foyer which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Wayfinding signage is available.
    • The nearest seating is located in the cinema foyer, opposite Oscar's Bar.
    • The foyer does play background music.
    • There is a self service ticket machine.
    • The self service ticket machine is not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
  • Food and Drink Counter(s) View
    • There is a/are food/drink counter(s) within the foyer.
    • The counter(s) is/are located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, to the rear of the cinema foyer.
    • The nearest counter is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
    • Clear signage for the counter(s) is visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the counter(s).
    • There is not a clear unobstructed route to the counter(s).
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter(s) which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter(s) is/are placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter(s) are good.
    • The height of the counter(s) is/are 112cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter(s).
    • There is not a/are not lowered section(s) of the counter(s).
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter(s).
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • There are menu boards/signs and wall menus available.
    • Menus are not available in Braille.
    • Menus are not available in large print.
    • Picture menus are available.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can bring food/drink to screens if required.
    • Tickets can be purchased from the food/drink counter(s).

Accessible Toilet(s) (Opposite Accessible Entrance)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • This accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter via the accessible entrance.
  • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • This is a shared toilet.
  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The door is heavy.
  • The door is self-closing.
  • The door is locked by a locking handle.
  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 153cm x 205cm (5ft x 6ft 9in).
  • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 128cm (4ft 2in).
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • The transfer space is obstructed by the wash basin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 171cm from the floor.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps do not have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 108cm (3ft 7in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Foyer)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, in the cinema foyer.
  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the female toilet(s).
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
  • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
  • There are vertical and horizontal grab rails on the left hand side only.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • There is not a lowered hand dryer available.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, in the cinema foyer.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal available.
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 52cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair in front of the lowered urinal (90cm x 140cm).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • There is not a lowered hand dryer available.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Counter (Guest Service Point)

  • The counter is located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, in the cinema foyer.
  • The counter is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Clear signage for the counter is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the counter.
  • There is not a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
  • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
  • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
  • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
  • Counter View
    • The height of the counter is 111cm.
    • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • This counter is the Guest Service Point. Tickets are checked here before entering the screen(s).

Getting Around

  • There is step-free access throughout the ground floor.
  • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
  • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet, vinyl and laminate.
  • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • Handrails with a rounded or oval profile are not provided in corridors/walkways.
  • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • This venue does play background music in public areas.
  • Music is played in the cinema foyer.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.

Eating and Drinking (Oscar's Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, in the cinema foyer.
  • There is step-free access to the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the counter is 108cm.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • There is step-free access within the bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl and laminate.
  • Tables are permanently fixed.
  • Chairs are not permanently fixed.
  • Chairs do not have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 20m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the till/counter.
  • The standard height for tables is 109cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are menu boards/signs available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Lift (Lift to Screen 1 Designated Seating)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, in the cinema foyer.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 150cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within 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 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Screen (Screen 1)

  • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The name/number of the screen surveyed is Screen 1.
  • This information is for the entrance located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, in the cinema foyer.
  • There is stepped access at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 144cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 144cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are not permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row G (rear of the screen).
  • There is/are 14 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.
  • The steps are not clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
  • The steps are not clearly illuminated during screenings.
  • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • There are flip-down seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is not available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 47cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter via the accessible entrance, off the cinema foyer.
  • There is no step free access to the accessible toilet from this screen.
  • Screen Information View
    • The access to the majority of seating is located in the centre of the seats.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access to the majority of seating.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • There are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are low.
    • The ramp/slope is not clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
    • The ramp/slope is not clearly illuminated during screenings.
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.
    • The steps are not clearly illuminated during screenings.
    • The steps are not clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are located ahead and to the right as you exit the lift.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are approximately 12m from the front of the screen.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is step-free access to the designated seating area(s), via lift.
    • There is/are 2 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to the patron.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.
    • There is only level access to the designated seating via lift.
      All other seating is accessed via steps from the screen entrance.
      There is a steep ramp leading down from the designated seating to the front 4 rows of the screen.
      This can be used by those with mobility impairments in order to bypass the steps.

Screen (Screen 2)

  • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The name/number of the screen surveyed is Screen 2.
  • This information is for the entrance located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, in the cinema foyer.
  • There is stepped access at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are not permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row A (front of the screen).
  • There is/are 15+ step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The steps are clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
  • The steps are not clearly illuminated during screenings.
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are flip-down seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 38cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located opposite the accessible entrance, off the cinema foyer.
  • There is no step free access from the screen to the accessible toilet.
  • Screen Information View
    • The access to the majority of seating is located in the centre of the seats.
    • There is stepped access to the majority of seating.
    • There is/are 26 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.
    • The steps are not clearly illuminated during screenings.
    • The steps are clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
    • There is no row of seating that can be accessed step free in this screen.
      There is no designated seating available in this screen.

Other Floors (Access to Screens 3, 4 and Additional Standard Toilets)

  • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
  • The stairs are for public use.
  • The stairs are located to the right as you enter via the accessible entrance, at the rear of the cinema.
  • The stairs are approximately 8m from the accessible entrance.
  • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and LG.
  • There are 15+ steps between floors.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
  • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are not easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • There is a landing.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • The service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are screens 3, 4 and the additional standard toilets.

Screen (Screen 3)

  • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The name/number of the screen surveyed is Screen 3.
  • This information is for the entrance located on the lower ground floor.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 103cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 103cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 1.5cm or below.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are not permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row G.
  • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • There are flip-down seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is not available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 38cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter via the accessible entrance.
  • There is no step free access to the accessible toilet from this screen.
  • Screen Information View
    • The access to the majority of seating is located in the centre of the seats.
    • There is stepped access to the majority of seating.
    • There is/are 9 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.
    • The steps are not clearly illuminated during screenings.
    • The steps are not clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
    • There is no designated seating available in the screen.

Screen (Screen 4)

  • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The name/number of the screen surveyed is Screen 4.
  • This information is for the entrance located on the lower ground floor.
  • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are not permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row H.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • There are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 110cm.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are low.
  • The ramp/slope is not clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
  • The ramp/slope is not clearly illuminated during screenings.
  • There is/are 9 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The steps are clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
  • The steps are clearly illuminated during screenings.
  • Access to the screen is via steps then ramp.
  • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • There are flip-down seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is not available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 38cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter via the accessible entrance, off the cinema foyer on the ground floor.
  • There is no step free access to the accessible toilet from this screen.
  • Screen Information View
    • The access to the majority of seating is located in the centre of the seats.
    • There is stepped access to the majority of seating.
    • There is/are 10 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low.
    • The steps are not clearly illuminated during screenings.
    • The steps are not clearly illuminated before and after screenings.
    • There is no designated seating available in this screen.

Standard Toilet(s) (Screens 3 and 4)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the stairwell landing leading down to screens 3 and 4.
  • There is stepped access to the female toilet(s).
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
  • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • There is not a lowered hand dryer available.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within screen 4.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access to the male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal available.
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 52cm.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair in front of the lowered urinal (90cm x 140cm).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • There is not a lowered hand dryer available.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There are 5 steps leading down to the female standard toilets from the stairwell lobby.
    • The female standard toilets can also be accessed directly via screen 4.
    • There is a set of heavy double doors, that open towards you pull followed by 15+ steps leading to the female standard toilets from screen 4.
    • There are 6 steps leading from screen 4 to the male standard toilets.

Standard Toilet(s) (Additional - Upper Levels)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left as you enter via the accessible entrance, on the stairwell landing of upper levels of the cinema.
  • There is stepped access to the female toilet(s).
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
  • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
  • There are vertical and horizontal grab rails on the right hand side only.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • There is not a lowered hand dryer available.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left as you enter via the accessible entrance, on the stairwell landing of upper levels of the cinema.
    • There is stepped access to the male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal available.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • There are vertical and horizontal grab rails on the right hand side only.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • There is not a lowered hand dryer available.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • These standard toilets can also be accessed from the rear of screen 2.

Emergency Refuge Point

  • The refuge point is located in Screen 1.
  • The refuge point(s) is/are not clearly signed.
  • The corridor leading to the refuge point does not have a minimum width of 90cm.
  • The door leading to the refuge point has a minimum width of 85cm.
  • The refuge point has clear minimum dimensions of 90cm x 140cm.
  • There is an Evac Chair available at the refuge point(s).
  • There is not a voice communication system available at the refuge point(s).
  • There is a chair available at the refuge point(s).
  • The voice communication system was decommissioned at the time of surveying.