Westside Community Centre

Paddock Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG22 6QB

01256 464 571

westsidecommunitycentre@hotmail.co.uk

www.westsidecommunitycentre.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 03/01/2018

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Access Guide

  • The opening times vary depending on events and bookings.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.

  • This venue is situated in Basingstoke.

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

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Basingstoke.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 380cm x 500cm (12ft 6in x 16ft 5in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.

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

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • 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 level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The 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 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main 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 twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 330cm (4ft 11in x 10ft 10in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are 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 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 poor.

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

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

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located along the main corridor.

  • The female and male toilets are 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the standard female toilet.

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

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

  • The assistance dog toilet area is located outside the rear of the building.