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ODEON - Maidstone

Lockmeadow Entertainment Centre, Barker Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8RG

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Introduction

Audio Description, Subtitles and Autism Friendly

  • Audio Description and Screen Hearing Enhancement System View
    • Films can be audio described.
    • Portable loop systems 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 foyer counters.
    • 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 3 subtitled screening(s) per week.
    • Subtitled screenings are available any day 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 available.
    • There is/are a minimum of 3 autism friendly screening(s) per month.
    • Autism friendly screenings are available any day of the week.
    • Autism friendly screenings are available at a mixture of peak and off-peak times.
    • The screens used for autism friendly screenings vary, please contact the cinema for more information.
    • Advertisements or trailers are played before autism friendly screenings.
    • Autism friendly screenings start at the advertised performance time.
    • There is a large white clock within the screen(s) showing autism friendly screenings.
    • There is large, clear directional signage to the screen(s) showing autism friendly screenings.
    • There is pictorial signage to the screen(s) showing autism friendly screenings.
    • The lighting levels in the screen(s) showing autism friendly screenings are turned up a little.
    • The sound levels in the screen(s) showing autism friendly screenings are turned down.
    • Site routing maps and screen seating plans are available.
    • There is a quiet area available within the cinema.
    • There is a chair/seat within the quiet area.
    • Guests can bring their own food and drink into the screen(s).
    • Carers/parents/companions can visit the cinema in advance to familiarise themselves with the surroundings.
    • The quiet area is by Screens 3 and 4.

Getting Here

  • The cinema is easily accessible by road.
    From the A20 turn off onto Barker Road and the cinema will be straight ahead beyond B&Q.
  • There is ample parking available within Lockmeadow Entertainment Centre.
  • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the cinema.
  • The closest bus stop to the cinema is approximately 30m away.
    The bus stop is outside the venue near the car park area.
    This bus stop is serviced by the following buses; 24 to Sandhurst and the 505 to Chequers Bus Station.
  • For more information on Arriva Buses in Maidstone please click here (opens new tab).
  • The nearest Railway Station is Maidstone West.
  • Maidstone West is approximately 0.2 miles (3 minute walk) from the cinema.
    The nearest step free Railway Station is Maidstone East approximately 0.7 miles (15 minute walk) from the cinema.
  • For more information on Maidstone West Station please click here (opens new tab).

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 deaf awareness training.
    • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request, large print and audio.
    • 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.

Parking (Provided by Lockmeadow Entertainment Centre)

  • The cinema has shared parking facilities.
  • The cinema shares the leisure parks parking facilities.
  • The car park is located in Barker Road.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 360cm x 490cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
  • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
  • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • There are additional car parks for staff and visitors.
  • The additional parking surrounds the venue on Barker Road.
    The additional parking is pay and display.
  • There are parking charges for the car park.
  • Payment signs are provided.
  • Payment signs are clearly presented.
  • Payment signs are located throughout the car park.
  • Payment term signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
  • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are uneven surfaces.
  • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
  • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac and block paving.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • There is some tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 75m (82yd 1in) from the main entrance.
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach (Main Entrance)

  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
  • There is step free access to enter the Longmeadow Entertainment Complex via ramps at both the front and rear entrances.
    Both entrances have manual double doors, are over 75cm in width, open away from you (push) and are heavy.
    The Longmeadow Entertainment Complex flooring is tiles.
    The cinema is on the first floor with step free access via lift.
  • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Foyer

  • Cinema Foyer View
    • The cinema foyer is located ahead as you enter from the main 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 the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • Wayfinding signage is available.
    • The nearest seating is located at the far left of the foyer.
    • 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.
    • There are two self service ticket machines that are at a height of 140cm.
      These are located on the left as you enter from the main entrance.
  • 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 left as you enter from the main entrance, opposite Screens 1 and 2.
    • The nearest counter is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • The counter(s) is/are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the counter(s).
    • There is 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 varied.
    • The height of the counter(s) is/are 100cm.
    • 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).
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use 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 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).

Eating and Drinking (Ben & Jerry's)

  • The following information is for the food and drink counter.
  • The food and drink counter is located to the left as you enter the foyer.
  • There is step-free access to the food and drink counter.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • The height of the counter is 100cm.
  • 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 food and drink area.
  • 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.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is 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 ice cream.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Eating and Drinking (Oscar's Bar)

  • The following information is for the food and drink counter.
  • The food and drink counter is located to the left as you enter the foyer, next to Ben & Jerry's.
  • There is step-free access to the food and drink counter.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • The height of the counter is 100cm.
  • 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 food and drink area.
  • 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.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is 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 varied.

Counter (Guest Service Point)

  • The counter is located beyond the foyer.
  • The counter is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the counter.
  • There is 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 varied.
  • Counter View
    • The height of the counter is 100cm.
    • 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.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
    • 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).
  • Comments View
    • There is another counter outside Screens 1 and 2 as shown in photograph 2.

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 from the main entrance, opposite the foyer.
  • 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 with an open extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with an open extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row F (rear of the screen).
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 107cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located opposite the foyer counter.
  • 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 8 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 in Row F towards the rear of the screen.
    • 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).
    • There is/are 2 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with you.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.

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 from the main entrance, opposite the foyer.
  • 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 with an open extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with an open extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row F (rear of the screen).
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 107cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in the foyer beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • 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 8 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 in Row F at the rear of the screen.
    • 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).
    • There is/are 2 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with you.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Accessible Toilet 1 - Screens 1 and 2)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the foyer, beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • This accessible toilet is approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the main 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 tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The door is heavy.
  • The door is not self-closing.
  • The door is locked by a locking handle.
  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 185cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 1in).
  • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • The toilet has 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 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • The transfer space is obstructed by the female sanitary and non-infectious waste bins.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, non-infectious waste and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the right.
    • There is not 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 cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps 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 90cm.
    • 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 height of the hand dryer is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • 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) 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.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Accessible Toilet 2 - Screens 1 and 2)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the foyer, beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main 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 tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The door is heavy.
  • The door is not self-closing.
  • The door is locked by a locking handle.
  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 185cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 1in).
  • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
  • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
  • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • The transfer space is obstructed by the female sanitary and non-infectious waste bins.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, non-infectious waste and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the left.
    • There is not 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 cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 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 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 90cm.
    • 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 height of the hand dryer is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • 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) 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Foyer)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left beyond the foyer counters.
  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the female toilet(s).
  • There is tactile, pictorial and written text 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 a lowered wash basin available.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 76cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • There is not a lowered hand dryer available.
    • There is 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 beyond the foyer counters.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the male toilet(s).
    • There is tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal available.
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 50cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is 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 a lowered wash basin available.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 76cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • There is not a lowered hand dryer available.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

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 to the right beyond the foyer.
  • 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 with an open extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with an open extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row F (rear of the screen).
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 107cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • 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 8 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 in Row F at the rear of the screen.
    • 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).
    • There is/are 2 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with you.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.

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 to the left at the rear of the foyer, opposite Screen 3.
  • 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 with an open extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are single width with an open extension leaf.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row F (rear of the screen).
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is not available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 107cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • 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 8 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 in Row F at the rear of the screen.
    • 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).
    • There is/are 2 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with you.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.
    • There is a set of 2 steps leading to the rear rows of the screen that have a handrail on the left.

Getting Around (Screens 5, 6, 7 and 8)

  • There is step-free access throughout the majority of the building.
  • There is a slight ramp, with handrails on both sides, for access to Screens 5, 6, 7 and 8.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • There is/are 6 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to Screens 5, 6, 7 and 8.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • Photographs 3, 4 and 5 show the ramp leading towards Screen 5, 6, 7 and 8.
    Photograph 6 shows the steps leading towards Screens 5, 6, 7 and 8.
  • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
  • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet and vinyl.
  • 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.
  • There are seats without armrests at regular intervals.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • 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 thoughout the building.

Screen (Screen 5)

  • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The name/number of the screen surveyed is Screen 5.
  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the cinema to the right.
  • There is ramped/sloped or 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 150cm.
  • 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 150cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row K (rear of the screen).
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 107cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • 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 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 in Row K at the rear of the screen.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are approximately 16m 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).
    • There is/are 3 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with you.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.
    • There are two clearly marked, medium steps with a handrail to the left to reach the far corner seating at the rear as shown in photograph 7.

Screen (Screen 6)

  • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The name/number of the screen surveyed is Screen 6.
  • This information is for the entrance located to the right at the rear of the cinema.
  • There is ramped/sloped or 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 150cm.
  • 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 150cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row K (rear of the screen).
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 107cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • 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 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 in Row K at the rear of the screen.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are approximately 16m 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).
    • There is/are 3 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with you.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.

Screen (Screen 7)

  • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The name/number of the screen surveyed is Screen 7.
  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the cinema.
  • There is ramped/sloped or 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 150cm.
  • 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 150cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row J (rear of the screen).
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 107cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • 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 is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are wall mounted and fixed to the floor.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • 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 10 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 in Row J at the rear of the screen.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are approximately 16m 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).
    • There is/are 4 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with you.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.

Screen (Screen 8)

  • The screen(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The name/number of the screen surveyed is Screen 8.
  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the cinema.
  • There is ramped/sloped or 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 automatic door(s) is/are push pad or push button activated.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
  • 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 150cm.
  • The entrance door(s) is/are permanently held open before and after screenings.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance before and after screenings.
  • This entrance gives access to Row J (rear of the screen).
  • The type of flooring is carpet and vinyl.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • Premium seating is available within the screen.
  • The width of the rows of seating is 107cm.
  • The lighting levels before and after screenings are low.
  • The nearest accessible toilet is located beyond Screens 1 and 2.
  • 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 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 in Row J at the rear of the screen.
    • The designated seating area(s) is/are approximately 15m 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).
    • There is/are 4 designated space(s) for wheelchair users in this screen.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with you.
    • The visibility of the screen from this seating area is good.
    • Companions/carers sit next to you.
    • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest next to you.
    • There are two clearly marked medium steps with a handrail going up the left to reach the far corner seating at the rear.