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Tolworth Court Sports Ground

Old Kingston Road, Tolworth, Surrey, KT4 7QH

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Tolworth.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Tolworth.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 7m (22ft 12in) from the Pavillion entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 19m (21yd) from the Pavillion entrance.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Pavilion Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Pavilion.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Pavilion Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The desk is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Pavillion entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access (Pavilion)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the Function Room, located for the 1st floor.

Other Floors (Pavilion)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift (Pavilion)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left as you enter the Pavilion.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the Pavillion entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 139cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Outside Access (Cafe Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Eating and Drinking (Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • 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 a lowered section at the counter.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 3in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 40cm (1ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is 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 drinks and snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the first floor, just outside the lift.
    • There is level access to the 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 locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 218cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 2in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency 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 coat hook.
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are also accessible toilets available in both accessible changing rooms, with the transfer spaces on either side.

Standard Toilet(s)

Accessible Changing Room

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located on the ground floor, just inside the main corridor.
  • The accessible changing room is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Pavillion entrance.
  • The vending machine controls {Radio} within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 240cm x 240cm (7ft x 7ft).
  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower and handrails.
  • Other facilities available are adapted toilets.
  • There is not level access to the changing room.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 adapted changing rooms available.
    • There are also accessible lockers available just outside these changing rooms, shown in photograph 2.

Accessible Shower

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located in the adapted changing rooms.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 51cm (1ft 8in).

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing rooms are located on the ground floor, along the main corridor.
  • The standard changing room is 21m (22yd 2ft) from the Pavillion entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There are 14 team changing rooms located along the corridor.
    • The distances given above are for changing room 1.
    • There are also male and female officials changing rooms (shown in photograph 2) located just inside the main corridor, which are slightly smaller than the team changing rooms.

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located in all standard changing rooms.

Level Change (Changing Rooms)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in the main corridor, leading off the foyer.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

Additional Info

  • The photograph shows one of the hard courts available.