Highdown Gardens

Littlehampton Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN12 6FB

01903 501 054

highdown.gardens@adur-worthing.gov.uk

www.highdowngardens.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 05/03/2015

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Information Centre, Chalk Pit, Rose Garden and Flower Beds.

  • Monday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Friday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Friday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Goring-by-sea.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • 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.

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

  • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 450cm (12ft 2in x 14ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 4m (4yd 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.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue in the car park.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

  • The door opening is 195cm (6ft 5in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and after the main 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 is not level access to the service.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the right immediately before the Rose Garden.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the left immediately before the Rose Garden and at the rear of the venue.

  • The ramp or slope is steep.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are located to the left of the Rose Garden.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

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

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located immediately in front of the main entrance.

  • There is not level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from Highdown Gardens staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

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

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 165cm x 180cm (5ft 5in 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 right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 125cm (4ft 1in).

  • There is not a dropdown rail.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is push.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is not an emergency alarm 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.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • There is a sink.

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

  • 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.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located immediately in front of the main entrance.

  • The female and male toilets are 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of 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.

  • Staff do not 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.