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Wheathampstead Memorial Hall

Marford Road, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4 8AY

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Opening Times (Office Hours)

  • Monday 09:30 - 12:30.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 12:30.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 12:30.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 12:30.
  • Friday 09:30 - 12:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Wheathampstead.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 460cm x 330cm (15ft 1in x 10ft 10in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 14m (15yd) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (West Door)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (West Door)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance from the car park.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • 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 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments
    • There is a steep slope on the path between Marford Road and the entrance.
    • There is level access from the car park.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 5m (16ft 5in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the foyer.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the event organiser.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 240cm x 140cm (7ft 10in x 4ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 51cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 110cm (3ft 7in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 76cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are not available.
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Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.