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Winston Churchill School Sports Centre

Hermitage Road, St. John's, Woking, Surrey, GU21 8TL

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include tennis courts, astroturf, main hall, smaller sports hall and a fitness suite.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the borough.
  • This venue is situated in St John's.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Woking.

Opening Times

  • Monday 16:30 - 22:00.
  • Tuesday 16:30 - 22:00.
  • Wednesday 16:30 - 22:00.
  • Thursday 16:30 - 22:00.
  • Friday 16:30 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

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 side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 470cm x 500cm (15ft 5in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 70m (77yd) from the main 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.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not 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 156cm (5ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • 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 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the fitness suite.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Standard Changing Room (Standard Female Changing Room)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 50m (55yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 47m (51yd) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 23m (25yd) from the fitness suite.
  • The standard changing rooms are located next to the adapted toilet.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar standard female changing room located in the main corridor.

Standard Changing Room (Standard Male Changing Room)

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing room is 39m (43yd) from the main entrance.
  • The standard changing room is 36m (39yd) from the reception desk.
  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd) from the fitness suite.
  • The standard changing rooms are located next to the fitness suite.
  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar standard male changing room located in the main corridor.

Standard Shower (Standard Female Shower)

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located within the standard changing rooms.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar alternative standard female showers located in the alternative standard changing rooms.

Standard Shower (Standard Male Shower)

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located within the standard changing rooms.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar alternative standard male showers located in the alternative standard changing rooms.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located next to the main hall.
    • The fitness suite is 26m (28yd) from the main entrance.
    • There is not level access to the fitness suite.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Level Change (Outside Sports Pitches and Courts)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the facility.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the facility.
  • There is / are 12 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
  • Comments View
    • There are alternative moderate ramps and steps to access these facilities.

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 52m (57yd) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the main corridor.
    • There is not 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 225cm (5ft 1in x 7ft 5in).
    • 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 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • 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.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not 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 the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • 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 external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a manual hoist available within this adapted toilet.
    • Photograph 2 shows the manual hoist.
    • There are similar adapted toilets located in all the standard changing rooms.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • 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.