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Waterend Barn (JD Wetherspoon)

Civic Close, St Peters Street, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3LE

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Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 01:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 01:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 23:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Comments
    • The convenient dropoff point is located outside the main entrance.

Outside Access (Civic Close)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 135cm (4ft 5in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 133cm (4ft 4in) wide.
  • Comments
    • There is uneven paving / cobbles on the approach to the main entrance.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are low.

Eating and Drinking

  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is a la carte & light snacks.
  • Comments
    • Children are permitted until 20:30.

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.
  • Other
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the ladies toilet and the Powder Room.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 27m (29yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the left hand corner through the loft.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from bar staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 224cm x 148cm (7ft 4in x 4ft 10in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 69cm (2ft 3in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 190cm (6ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • Comments
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a powder room/ ladies only seating area to the right at the top of the stairs via 4 steps which are 17 cm deep with handrails on both sides.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s)
    • The female toilets are located on the 1st floor.
    • The female toilets are 60m (66yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s)
    • The male toilets are located at the rear of the bar area.
    • The male toilets are 25m (27yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments
    • There is a powder room/ ladies only seating area to the right at the top of the stairs via 4 steps which are 17 cm deep with handrails on both sides.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Comments
    • Staff are trained to take TypeTalk calls.