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Sheffield Cable Waterski Centre

Rother Valley Country Park, Mansfield Road, Wales Bar, Sheffield, S26 5PQ

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Introduction

Opening Times

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the side of the main building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Building Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 194cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located to the right and in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 2 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 6cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Reception (Main Building - Payment Desk)

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main building entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • During busy periods a payments desk is set up outside the entrance.

Standard Changing Room (Male - Main Building)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main building entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the cable waterski lift.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located within the main building.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.
  • The shower cubicle(s) / area is / are accessed via a shallow step.

Standard Changing Room (Female - Main Building)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main building entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the cable waterski lift.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located within the main building.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.
  • The shower cubicle(s) / area is / are accessed via a shallow step.

Standard Toilet(s) (Main Building)

Entrance (Lakeside Bar and Restaurant)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the main building.
  • Entrance View
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm.
    • 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 leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 131cm (4ft 4in).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located to the left of the entrance.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 11cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is a threshold at the entrance without rounded edges.

Eating and Drinking (Lakeside Bar and Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
  • The restaurant is located to the left of the main building.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • 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.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the Lakeside Bar and Restaurant entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 45cm (1ft 6in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 97cm (3ft 2in).
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • 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 hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Changing Room (Lakeside Bar and Restaurant)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is located at the rear of the Lakeside Bar and Restaurant.
  • The facility is 31m (33yd 2ft) from the main building entrance.
  • The door opens inwards.
  • The width of the door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door is locked by a lever twist.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 164cm x 198cm (5ft 5in x 6ft 6in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
  • The lateral transfer space is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 49cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
  • The height of the sink is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is not a mixer tap.
  • There is not an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • There is not a locker within the accessible changing room.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and handrails.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lakeside Bar and Restaurant)

Cable Waterski, Wake Boarding & Knee Boarding

  • The photographs show the cable waterski jetty area and platform to access the water ski cable lift.

Aqua Park

  • The aqua park has an inflatable assault course on water.
  • Photograph 3 shows the area where people get into the water to swim across to the inflatables.
  • The aqua park is separated from the Cable Waterski area by floating booms.

Outdoor Area

  • There is a refreshments kiosk to the left of the main building (photographs 1 and 2).
  • The height to the counter at this kiosk is 112cm.
  • Photograph 3 shows the BBQ kiosk to the left of the main building.
  • There is fixed bench seating throughout the outdoor area.
  • There are unmarked steps without handrails throughout this area.
  • These steps vary from medium to deep.
  • There are lockers to the right of the main building (photograph 10).
  • The height of the lowest locker is 33cm, the highest locker is 150cm.

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grassy areas around the venue.