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Route Plan - Albert Pier to Castle Cornet

Albert Pier, Guernsey, GY1 1AU

Access Guide

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Albert Pier and South Esplanade

  • From Albert Pier Car Park turn left on to The South Esplanade.
  • The surface of the path from the car park is tarmac.
  • On entering the South Esplanade there is tactile paving at a pelican crossing.
  • The surface of the pavement on the South Esplanade is tarmac and uneven in places.
  • Carry along South Esplanade and then turn left into Castle Emplacement.

Castle Emplacement

  • Carry along Castle Emplacement.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • The route along Castle Emplacement is a main road with no pavements.
  • There are cars park either side of the road.
  • Carry along the road till you reach the Castle entrance.
  • Near the Castle entrance there is an accessible toilet, accessible via Radar key, standard toilets and a kiosk for drinks and snacks.

Outside Access (Castle Cornet Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the castle.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) wide.

Level Change (Castle Cornet Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Toilet with Adaptations

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is located within a toilet block 475m from South Esplanade and about 75m from Castle Cornet main entrance.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 180cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 11in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 110cm (3ft 7in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 106cm (3ft 6in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the sink is 77cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • There is a poor colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • Comments View
    • There is a single medium step at the entrance to the male and female standard toilets.