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Sports Hall and Studios

Potley Hill Road, Yateley, Surrey, GU46 6AG

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Getting Here

Main Entrance, Reception and General Access

Sports Hall

  • The sports hall is located to the rear of the ground floor.
  • There is step free access to the sports hall.
  • The sports hall can be used for a number of activities.
  • The surface of the flooring is vinyl.

Studios

  • There are 3 studios located on the ground and first floor.
  • There is step free access to the studios.
  • Studio 1 is located on the ground floor and studios 2 and 3 and are located on the first floor.
  • The doors into the studios vary between single width with a locked leaf or a double width door.
  • The layout of the studios vary depending on the activity taking place.
  • Studio 1 on the ground floor is used as the leisure centre crèche.

Accessible Changing Room (Ground Floor)

  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room is located along the ground floor corridor.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • The door opens by sliding.
  • The width of the door is 81cm (2ft 8in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 220cm x 250cm (7ft 3in x 8ft 2in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; a changing table/bench, handrails, a drop down rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 48cm (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 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • There is a mirror in the accessible changing room.
  • The mirror is not placed at a lower level (60cm from the floor) or at an angle for ease of use.
  • There is a changing bench.
  • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
  • The facility changing bench height is fixed.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower and handrails.
  • The height of the seat is 55cm (1ft 10in).

Ground Floor Changing Rooms

  • The ground floor changing rooms are located along the ground floor corridor.
  • There is step free access to the changing rooms.
  • There are single width doors to access the changing rooms.
  • There is step free access to the changing rooms from the lift.
  • There is step free access throughout the changing rooms.
  • There are changing benches available.
  • There are low level lockers available.
  • The surface of the flooring is non-slip tiles.
  • There is step free access to the standard showers.
  • There is a similar standard changing room located at the rear of the ground floor corridor.
  • These changing rooms are only available outside of school hours.
  • These changing rooms have a medium height step to access the standard showers.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Ground Floor - Sports Hall)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located along the ground floor corridor.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • There is step free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 195cm x 230cm (6ft 5in x 7ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm in front of the seat.
    • 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 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not 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 open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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 cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (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 can 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.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 85cm.
    • 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).
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor - Sports Hall)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located along the ground floor corridor.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • There is step free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin tap type is push.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • There is a/are similar standard toilet(s) available.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located to the left as you enter from the main entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There are turnstiles before the stairs on the ground floor (as shown in photograph 1).
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Ground Floor and First Floor.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are 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 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.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear of the main corridor.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard 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 Ground Floor and First Floor.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are 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 poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is 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 internal 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 have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Accessible Changing Room (First Floor)

  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room is located in the standard changing room, on the first floor.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).
  • There is a facility with similar specifications in the female changing room.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the fitness suite.
  • The door opens outwards.
  • The width of the door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The door is locked by a twist lock.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 243cm x 243cm (7ft 12in x 7ft 12in).
  • There is a lateral transfer space.
  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
  • The lateral transfer space is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
  • There is a flush on the transfer side.
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; a chair/stool, handrails, a dropdown rail, a toilet and a wheel in shower.
  • Wall mounted rails are available.
  • The toilet seat is 47cm (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 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • The tap type is lever.
  • There is a mixer tap.
  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
  • There is a mirror in the accessible changing room.
  • The mirror is placed at a lower level (60cm from the floor) or at an angle for ease of use.
  • There is not a changing bench.
  • There is a wheel in shower.
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower and handrails.
  • The height of the seat is 51cm (1ft 8in).

First Floor Changing Rooms

  • The first floor changing rooms are located on the first floor.
  • There is step free access to the changing rooms from the lift.
  • The exclusive changing rooms are accessed by two sets of single width doors.
  • Both sets of doors open away from you (push) and have an opening width of 85cm.
  • There is step free access throughout the changing rooms.
  • There are changing benches available.
  • There are low level lockers available.
  • The surface of the flooring is non-slip tiles.
  • There is an accessible changing room available to the right after you enter.
  • There is step free access to the standard shower cubicles.
  • At the rear of the changing rooms there is a spa area.
  • The spa area contains a Sauna and Steam Room.
  • There is step free access to both facilities.
  • The doors into both the Sauna and Steam Room open towards you (pull), they are single width and have an opening width of 85cm.

Standard Toilet(s) (First Floor Changing Rooms)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the standard changing rooms.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the fitness suite.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male 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.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

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