Access Statement

Access statement

General

The Club meets in an old building which has been fairly well adapted for access by guests and members who are wheel-chair users or of limited mobility. Ambulatory guests and members should have no problems gaining access to all of the areas normally used by the Club.

Access to Club rooms

Routine access is via the double width back door, from the main car park at the rear of the Hall.
There is a dropped kerb (up-step varying between 5mm-25mm (1/4″ and 1″)) leading to a slight incline over a pavement to the rear double width doors (1500mm (4′ 11″) (maximum width)). Once at the back doors, all access to the main Club room, occasional second Club room, kitchen area and female toilets is step-free.

Doors from the entrance lobby to the main and subsidiary Club rooms are all double width, with a maximum width of 1500mm (4′ 11″) (maximum width).

Access to Club rooms-from front door

Via the front double-width doors of the Hall, off Wesley Street. There is a choice of ramp or step access to the front double-width doors 1500mm (4′ 11″)  (maximum width), with step-free access to a stair lift for the 11 steps down to the main and subsidiary Club rooms, kitchen area and male and female toilets.

Access to areas within the Hall

Main Club room and subsidiary Club room and kitchen area all have step-free access from the rear lobby / rear entrance vestibule.

Toilets

There is step-free access to the male and female toilets from the Club rooms.

Male toilets

Single width door 810mm (2′ 8″) (maximum width). There is one up-step of 100mm (4″) in the male toilet, to the urinals and W.C. The W.C is not wheel-chair accessible. There is a wheelchair-accessible WC in the front (main) entrance foyer. This involve the use of a stair-lift from the area used by the Club.

Female toilets

Single width door 810mm (2′ 8″) (maximum width). There are no steps in the female toilets; none of the W.C.s are wheel-chair accessible. There is a wheelchair-accessible WC in the front (main) entrance foyer. This involve the use of a stair-lift from the area used by the Club.

Other areas

You can gain access to most other parts of the Hall by way of a stair-lift adjacent to the front entrance foyer, where there is a wheelchair-accessible WC.

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