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The Building Block

Shap Drive, Warndon, Worcester, WR4 9NX

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  • Services / facilities within the building include training facilities for all aspects of the construction industry working towards a CSCS card(Construction Skills Certification Scheme).
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Warndon Community and Youth Centre, The Children's Centre and The Royal British Legion.
  • Related link Warndo Youth and Community Centre.
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  • Comments View
    • This venue is run by Worcester Community Trust and is mainly staffed by volunteers.
    • The courses are available as evening courses for people in work as well as daytime courses for local community groups.


  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Worcester Shrub Hill.

Opening Times

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 7 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 340cm x 490cm (11ft 2in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 60m (65yd 1ft) 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.
    • 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)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located throughout the entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are two metal gates leading to the venue.
    • The first gate is 105cm wide and single.
    • This gate opens away from you (push), and is held open.
    • The second gate is 145cm wide and single.
    • This gate opens towards you (pull), and is held open.

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 welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a small kitchen area.
    • The height of the kitchen units are 90cm.
    • The highest sink is 93cm.

Standard Toilet(s)

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest facilities are located within Warndon Youth and Community Centre.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grassed areas around the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Comments View
    • There are accessible and standard toilets available within Warndon Youth and Community Centre.
    • Please see this guide for details.