St Machar's Cathedral

The Chanonry, Old Aberdeen AB24 1RQ

01224 485 988

office@stmachar.com

www.stmachar.com

Guide Last Updated: 15/02/2018

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.

  • This venue is situated in Aberdeen.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Aberdeen.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • The convenient dropoff point is located adjacent to the entrance to the graveyard.

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  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) wide.

  • There are an additional set of heavy, double doors and a set of heavy metal gates as you enter the cathedral from the graveyard.

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  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 107cm (3ft 6in) wide.

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  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • The accessible toilet is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located within the East Gate House.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 180cm (4ft 3in x 5ft 11in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • The lateral transfer space is 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 43cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • 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).

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are not available.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located adjacent to the shop.

  • The female toilets are 20m (21yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Lighting levels are low.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are available in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • The venue is open 09:30 until 16:30 from April until October and then 10.00 until 16.00 November until March.