Trinity Centre

155 Union Street, Aberdeen AB11 6BE

01224 580 076

linda.stewart@trinityaberdeen.co.uk

www.trinityaberdeen.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 25/04/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 20:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

  • 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 have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is located on Rennie's Wynd.

  • The car park type is multi storey.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 7 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 380cm x 480cm (12ft 6in x 15ft 9in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 188cm (6ft 2in).

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance from Union Street.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 500cm (16ft 5in).

  • There are not steps to access this area / service.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.

  • There is not a second set of doors.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building from the car park.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 165cm (5ft 5in) wide.

  • There is not a second set of doors.

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  • 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.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open both ways.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

  • There is not a second set of doors.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located immediately after the steps, leading up to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance from Guild Street.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 2-3-4.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the rear of the shopping centre.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 2-3-4R-4L-5-6.

  • The lift is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 170cm x 185cm (5ft 7in x 6ft 1in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • Please note that there are three standard lifts, all have the above specifications.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located on level 2.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • 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 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 180cm (5ft 7in x 5ft 11in).

  • There is 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

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

  • There is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are 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 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 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 not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.

  • 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 bright.

  • There is an intercom beside the toilet to unlock it for entry, operated by CCTV.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on level 2.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on level 2.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located beside the toilets on level 2.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

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  • 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.

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

  • This service cannot be requested.

  • These photographs show the baby changing facilities.

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