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Salt Hill Activity Centre

Bath Road, Slough, SL1 3SS

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The soft play zone is located to the right of the café counter.
    • The play area was in use at the time of survey.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 21:00.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Slough.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 154cm (5ft 1in).
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 6 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 16cm.
    • 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 extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a second lower handrail.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located beyond the reception desk to the right.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 27m (29yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 71cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are available.
  • Menus are not clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 11:00 - 18:30.
    • Tuesday 11:00 - 18:30.
    • Wednesday 11:00 - 18:30.
    • Thursday 11:00 - 18:30.
    • Friday 11:00 - 18:30.
    • Saturday 10:30 - 18:30.
    • Sunday 10:30 - 18:30.

Level Change (Access to Ten Pin Bowling and Trampoline Park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the rear of the café, to the left of the steps.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the rear of the café, to the right of the ramp.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The first section of the ramp overcomes the first 3 steps (photograph 1-3).
    • This is the level of the bowling alley entrance.
    • There is a further section of the ramp or 3 steps (photograph 4) to give access to the trampoline park.

Entrance (Ten Pin Bowling)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading from the raised level at the rear of the café.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm.

Ten Pin Bowling

  • There are various seating areas within the bowling alley.
  • The seats vary in height from 45cm to 70cm.
  • The seating does not have armrests.
  • Table heights vary from 71cm to 115cm.
  • The refreshments counter seen in photograph 4 was not in use at the time of our visit (January 2019).
  • There is no hearing assistance system in this area.
  • There are 6 full length lanes (with bumpers if required).
  • Bowling ramps can be provided if bowling by hand proves difficult.
  • Bowling shoes are collected from the reception desk.
  • The bowling alley can get very busy at peak times, so we advise booking in advance. You can do this by calling 01753 969 710.
  • Opening Times
  • Monday – Thursday: 10:00-21:00.
  • Friday & Saturday: 10:00-23:00.
  • Sunday: 10:00-21:00.

Trampoline Park

  • The trampoline park has different sections and contains obstacles, games and trampolines for various ages and abilities.
  • There are a variety of different trampolines available.
  • Once on the trampoline level, there is access to the majority of the trampolines.
  • Different activities take place, such as basketball competitions, dodgeball games and exercise classes.
  • Opening Times
  • Monday – Thursday: 10:00-12:00 (Parent & Toddler session) & 15:30–17:30.
  • Friday: 10:00-12:00 (Parent & Toddler session) & 15:30 – 18:30.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 -19:30.

High Ropes

  • The high ropes course is a series of climbing and balancing challenges.
  • The course is at high level above the café area.
  • A harness is worn and instructors are present to assist.
  • Access to the high ropes is via the narrow spiral staircase located within the café area.
  • Opening Times
  • Monday – Thursday: 17:30-19:30.
  • Friday: 15:30-18:30.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10:30-19:30.

Caving Centre

  • The entrance to the caving centre is located beyond the reception area, to the left of the café seating area.
  • Inside the centre there are 6 deep steps leading up to a raised platform.
  • The steps are clearly marked and have handrails to both sides.
  • The entrance and exit for the caving experience are from the raised platform.
  • The experience involves crawling through blacked out tunnels.
  • Head torches are provided.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located beyond the reception desk to the left.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 159cm x 190cm (5ft 3in x 6ft 3in).
    • There is not 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.
    • 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 an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, non-infectious waste and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 74cm (2ft 5in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.