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Woking Pool in the Park

Woking Park, Kingfield Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9BA

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Opening Times

  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 470cm x 340cm (15ft 5in x 11ft 2in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 47m (51yd) from the main accessible entrance.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to the main entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Restaurant Bar Internal (Garden Cafe and Bar)

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks cannot 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 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are not clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot snacks.

Swimming Pool (Competition and Teaching Pools)

  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is manual.
  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.
  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the hoist which is portable and services the leisure lagoon as well.

Swimming Pool (The Leisure Lagoon)

  • There is a ramped entrance into the water.
  • There is a wet side chair available.
  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.
  • The hoist is manual.
  • There are steps into the swimming pool.
  • There is not a ladder type entrance into the water.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the easy slope which allows access to the pool.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-LG.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the foyer.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-LG.
  • The lift is 24m (26yd) from accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 110cm (4ft 11in x 3ft 7in).
  • 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 controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accessible Changing Room (The Leisure Lagoon)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing room is 23m (25yd) from the swimming pool.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the easy slope which allows access to the pool.

Accessible Changing Room (Competition and Teaching Pools)

  • There are accessible changing rooms available.
  • The accessible changing rooms are located in the changing rooms on the lower ground floor.
  • The accessible changing room is 32m (35yd) from the main entrance.
  • The accessible changing room is 25m (27yd) from the swimming pool.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the hoist which is portable and services the leisure lagoon as well.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 8m (26ft 3in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the foyer.
  • 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 twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 185cm (7ft 3in x 6ft 1in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 92cm (3ft 0in).
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • 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 is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are additional toilets in the changing area on the lower ground floor.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the ramp leading up to the entrance from the car park.