Victoria and Albert Hall

Station Square, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5QB

07598 808 018

info@victoriaandalberthalls.co.uk

www.victoriaandalberthalls.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 13/02/2015

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Access Guide

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Station Square.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Aberdeen.

  • 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 towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located at the entrance.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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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 away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 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.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

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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 away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in) 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.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played depending on events.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located along the corridor.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • The lift is 5m (16ft 5in) from Albert Hall entrance.

  • The clear door width is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 85cm x 115cm (2ft 9in x 3ft 9in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

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

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

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

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is 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.

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

  • The accessible toilet is 2m (6ft 7in) from the ramped entrance - Victoria Hall.

  • The accessible toilet is located along the corridor.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 105cm x 230cm (3ft 5in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is not a lateral transfer space.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.

  • 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.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 40cm (1ft 4in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • 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).

  • 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 sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

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

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • 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.

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

  • The accessible toilet is 4m (13ft 1in) from the Albert Hall entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located along the corridor.

  • There is level access to the 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 sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 225cm (6ft 11in x 7ft 5in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.

  • 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 the left.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 39cm (1ft 3in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

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

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the lower ground floor.

  • The female and male toilets are 3m (9ft 10in) from the stairs.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading down to the toilets.

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

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

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