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Woking Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club

Pine Road, Hook Heath, Woking, Surrey, GU22 0DX

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Introduction

  • This is a private members Sports Club. Please see website for membership application details.

Opening Hours

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Woking.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is for club members only.
    • The car park is located to the left of the Club Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • 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 building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There is a bell/buzzer.
  • The height of the bell/buzzer is 138cm (4ft 6in).
  • There is not an intercom.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in).

Outside Access (Side Gate)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the Club Building.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located between the side gate and the rear of the building.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • Comments View
    • The side gate leads to the level patio and spectator area that adjoins the sports grounds.
    • This is the best way for wheelchair users to access the sports grounds and spectator area.

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 good.

Level Change (Club House to Sports Grounds)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located between the Bar/Lounge and the Sports Grounds.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are two doorways leading from the Bar/Lounge Area and the Sports Grounds.
    • The doors both have a raised lower border followed by a step down to the Sports Grounds Area.
    • These doors can be bypassed using the Outside Access (Side Gate) Entrance.

Level Change (Tennis Courts)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left of the Tennis Courts nearest the patio.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Eating and Drinking (The Racquet and Mallet)

  • The following information is for the café/bar.
  • The café/bar is located down the corridor to the right on entering the building.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • 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 not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • All chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the Main Entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 51cm (1ft 8in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • The standard height for tables is 76cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are not welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • 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 meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • Although children are not allowed in the Bar Area, they are allowed in the adjoining Café Area.

Tennis Courts

  • A full team of qualified coaches are on hand for tennis and croquet, with a comprehensive year-round tennis program and a variety of box leagues and annual tournaments tailored for beginner, social and performance players.

Croquet Green

  • The Croquet Green and Spectator Area is located to the right of the Club Building.
  • No special equipment is necessary to play croquet other than flat-soled shoes. Club mallets and coaching at all levels are available. Tournaments are held throughout the season and range from Club events to national fixtures.

Standard Changing Room (Female)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Sports Grounds.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located ahead through the Main Entrance and to the left.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • The Female Changing Rooms are accessed through two slightly staggered doorways.

Standard Changing Room (Male)

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Main Entrance.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Sports Grounds.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located down the right-hand corridor, after the Main Entrance.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).
  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

Accessible Toilet (Left Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • The accessible toilet cubicle was being used for storage at the time of the survey.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Main Entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located along the right-hand corridor through the Main Entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 200cm (5ft 3in x 6ft 7in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf does not have the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is at a height of 95cm.
    • The shelf is not located where it is reachable.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 147cm (4ft 10in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the Female Changing Rooms.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Main Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the female toilets are good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the Male Changing Rooms.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Main Entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the male toilets are good.

Additional Info

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.