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Strathclyde Sport

160 Cathedral Street, G4 0RQ

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Introduction

  • Facilities within the Sports Centre include a swimming pool, fitness suite, sports hall, two squash courts, dance studios and SSPE rooms, and café.
  • Services within the Sports Centre include wellbeing and support services and the Sports Union office.

Opening Times

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Sports Centre is located in Glasgow on Cathedral Street that runs between Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Glasgow Queen Street Station. From the M8 westbound, at junction 15 use the left 2 lanes to take the A803 exit to Cathedral Glasgow Cross.
      Continue onto Stirling Rd.
      At the second set of traffic lights, turn right onto Cathedral St.
      The Sports Centre will be on the right. From the M8 eastbound, at junction 15, use the right hand lane to merge onto Springburn Rd/A803 towards Cathedral/Glasgow Cross.
      At the first traffic lights turn right onto Castle St/A8 and pass the Royal Infirmary.
      At the next traffic lights, turn right onto Cathedral St.
      The Sports Centre will be on the right.
    • The building does not have its own car park. There are Blue Badge bays and standard paid parking bays on St James Street. The nearest public car park is Cathedral Precinct Car Park on Cathedral Street.
  • By Bus View
    • On Cathedral Street westbound, Bus Stop Strathclyde University Library 19, 19a, 38 simpliCITY, 38A-E simpliCITY, 213, 240X, X3, X85, X87 eastbound, Bus Stop City of Glasgow College, 19, 19A, 213, 240X, X19.
  • By Train View
    • Glasgow Queen Street is 600m from the Sports Centre. Take the Hanover Street exit, turn left and then right along Cathedral Street. The Sports Centre is on the left. High Street is a closer station, but it is below street level and has no lifts. It is not accessible to wheelchair users.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest Underground Station is Buchanan Street which is 750m from the Sports Centre. From the station exit go up Buchanan Street and turn right on to Bath Street. Continue on to Cathedral Street. The Sports Centre is on the left. The station is underground and has no lifts. It is not accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Cathedral Precinct.
    • The car park is located on Cathedral Street.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 200cm x 630cm (6ft 7in x 20ft 8in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on St James Street.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 200cm x 620cm (6ft 7in x 20ft 4in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on St James Street.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance - Accessible - Level 2)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level 2 at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a manual revolving door at the main entrance beside the accessible door. It is 168cm wide and heavy.

Level Change (Access from St James Street to Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located between the main entrance and Cathedral Street.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Level Change (Access from Cathedral Street to Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located between the main entrance and Cathedral Street.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left of the main entrance.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • 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.

Reception (Level 2)

  • The main reception is located on level 2 in the entrance foyer.
  • The desk is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance - accessible.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • Comments View
    • The Sports Union office is located in the entrance foyer opposite the reception. There is a door that opens away from you (push). It is heavy and 87cm wide with a locked extension (photographs 7-8).
    • There are security barriers at reception with four pairs of double glass gates that open both ways (photographs 9-10). The minimum width is 92cm. Gates are unlocked by key fob at a height of 99cm. The gate nearest the reception desk may be unlocked by staff. Gates open automatically on exit.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
    • There are not doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is flooring in corridors which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
  • Comments View
    • There is a meeting room; the Presley Room (SS209) on level 2 (photographs 11 and 12).

Eating and Drinking (Sports Cafe)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance - accessible.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 111cm (3ft 8in).
  • 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 not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe is located on level 2 in the entrance foyer.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:00 - 19:00.
    • Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00.
    • Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00.
    • Thursday 08:00 - 19:00.
    • Friday 08:00 - 19:00.
    • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the far left as you enter through the security barriers.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 28m (30yd 1ft) from the main entrance - accessible.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 117cm x 233cm (3ft 10in x 7ft 8in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • The photographs show the lift at the entrance level (level 2).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3 and 4.
    • The stairs are located beyond the reception entrance barriers.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Swimming Pool

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.
  • Comments View
    • The swimming pool is located at the rear of the building on level 2.
    • There is a lift to access the pool. See separate section for details.

Lift (PoolPod Platform Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the edge of the swimming pool.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 250kg.
  • The lift is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the nearest accessible changing room SS216.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The lift door is manual, light and opens outwards.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 91cm x 70cm (2ft 12in x 2ft 4in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a PoolPod wheelchair available for use with the lift stored in the accessible changing room SS216. Please contact staff for details.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on level 3.
    • The fitness suite is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 154cm (5ft 1in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • No staff have received IFI Mark standard Disability Equality Training.
    • IFI accredited equipment is available.
    • For example: treadmill, upright cycle, recumbent cycle, upper body ergometer, leg curl, leg extension and upper body multi-station.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is by the gym equipment suppliers (Life Fitness).
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes bench press, weights, punch bags, mats and weight pulls.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.
  • Comments View
    • There is a fixed induction loop in the consultation room in the fitness suite.

SSPE Rooms and Dance Studio

  • The SSPE Rooms on Level 1 (SS105, SS107, SS108) consist of a large room that can be combined or subdivided into 3 rooms (photographs 1 and 2). There are 3 sets of similar entrance doors to each section. They are heavy, manual double doors with a clear width of 154cm.
  • There is bleacher pull-out stage seating at one end (photographs 3 and 4).
  • The Dance Studio on level 3 is used for fitness and yoga classes as well as dance (photographs 5 and 6). It has a similar set of heavy, manual double doors with a clear width of 154cm.

Sports Halls and Squash Courts

  • There are two squash courts on level 1 (photographs 1 to 4). The doors open away from you, are 84cm wide and heavy.
  • There are two multi-purpose sports halls on level 4, Sports Hall 1 (photographs 5 and 6) and Sports Hall 2 (photographs 7 and 8).
  • There are marked courts for various ball sports including basketball, volleyball, football and badminton.

Changing Places (SS215)

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located on level 2 at the rear of the building near the swimming pool.
    • The facility is approximately 50m (54yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance - Accessible.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do not need a key for the facility.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 400cm x 300cm (13ft 1in x 9ft 10in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook and loop.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 139cm (4ft 7in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is adjustable.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available at the wash basin.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is not available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from the floor).
  • Comments View
    • There is an adjustable shower head available by the changing bench.

Accessible Changing Room (SS207 - Dry Side)

  • There is a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the left as you enter past the security barriers.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift to the facilities.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 226cm x 450cm (7ft 5in x 14ft 9in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; a chair/stool, handrails, a dropdown rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • Other fixtures/facilities available include; shower curtain.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

Accessible Changing Room (SS214 - Dry Side)

  • There is a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on level 2 at the rear of the building by the standard changing rooms.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lift to all facilities.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 37m (40yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 247cm x 300cm (8ft 1in x 9ft 10in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; a chair/stool, handrails, a dropdown rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

Accessible Changing Room (SS216 - Wet Side)

  • There is a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located by the swimming pool.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 53m (57yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the swimming pool.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the reception desk.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 245cm x 299cm (8ft x 9ft 10in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; handrails, a dropdown rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • Other fixtures/facilities available include; the PoolPod wheelchair.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

Standard Changing Room (SS212 Male)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on level 2 at the rear.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 42m (45yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 34m (37yd 7in) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the swimming pool.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are standard showers with level access within the male changing room.
    • There are three accessible shower cubicles with level access within the male changing room. They have adjustable shower heads, handrails, flip down seat 49cm high and modesty curtains (photographs 6 to 10).

Standard Changing Room (SS213 Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on level 2 at the rear.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 44m (48yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 36m (39yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the swimming pool.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are standard showers with level access within the female changing room.
    • There are two accessible shower cubicles with level access within the female changing room. They have adjustable shower heads, handrails, flip down seat 49cm high and modesty curtains.

Accessible Toilet (SS104)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 1 to the far right as you exit the lift.
    • There is a similar accessible toilet next to this toilet titled "room SS103", but this toilet has a left hand transfer (photograph 4).
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 192cm x 236cm (6ft 4in x 7ft 9in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 121cm (3ft 12in).
    • 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 pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • 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 soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 83cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet (SS204)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • This is a Clos-o-Mat toilet.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the entrance foyer on the right before the security barriers.
    • There is a similar accessible toilet facility with a Clos-o-Mat WC on the fourth floor, room SS403 (photograph 4).
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 185cm x 237cm (6ft 1in x 7ft 9in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • There are dropdown rails on both sides of the toilet.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary 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 the left.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 106cm (3ft 6in).
    • 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).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 120cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet (SS208)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the left as you enter through the security barriers.
    • There is a similar accessible toilet on level 3, room SS309, but with right hand transfer (photograph 4).
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 163cm x 233cm (5ft 4in x 7ft 8in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • 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 pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • 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).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 115cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet (SS216)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 53m (57yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the accessible changing room SS216.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 246cm x 299cm (8ft 1in x 9ft 10in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 178cm (5ft 10in).
    • 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 pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet (SS301)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 3 directly opposite the lift.
    • There is a similar accessible toilet on level 4, room SS404 (photograph 4).
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 91cm (2ft 12in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 231cm (5ft 1in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • 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 pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste and open waste paper 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 128cm (4ft 2in).
    • 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 soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 95cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (Male Changing Room)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located in the male changing room.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 50m from the main entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible / ambulant cubicle in the standard toilets (photographs 3 and 4). It is 144cm wide x 221cm deep. It is right transfer. There are handrails both sides and a drop down rail. There is a wash basin with a lever mixer tap, a soap dispenser and a hand dryer.

Standard Toilet(s) (Female Changing Room)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A female standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located in the female changing room on level 2.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 55m from the main entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible / ambulant cubicle in the standard toilets. It is 147cm wide x 220cm deep. It is right transfer. There are handrails both sides and a drop down rail. There is a wash basin with a lever mixer tap, a soap dispenser, and a hand dryer.