Bristol Folk House

40a Park Street, Bristol BS1 5JG

0117 926 2987

admin@bristolfolkhouse.co.uk

www.bristolfolkhouse.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 05/06/2018

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include a large hall, cafe/bar, music room, art room, craft room and classrooms.

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a patio seating area.

  • The Bristol Folk House is an adult education centre in the centre of Bristol.

  • They provide a variety of part-time day and evening classes and courses including, Arts & Crafts, Pottery, Writing, Languages, Music, Dance, Drama, Fitness, Personal Development and more.

  • Monday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Temple Meads.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • Standard marked parking bays are located on Park Street.

  • 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 door(s) open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are double width.

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

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is steep.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

  • The width of the ramp/slope is 102cm (3ft 4in).

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

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the ramp and leading up to the main entrance.

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

  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.

  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • The desk is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • The following information is for the cafe/bar.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 2m (2yd 7in) from the cafe entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 66cm (2ft 2in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 66cm (2ft 2in).

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

  • For information on menus and bookings call 0117 908 5035.

  • Monday 09:00 - 20:30.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 20:30.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 20:30.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 20:30.

  • Friday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located leading from the bar area.

  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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

  • There are 14 steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are the music room, art room, craft room and six classrooms.

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on the left as you enter.

  • The female toilets are 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located on the right as you enter.

  • The male toilets are 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located in the female and male standard toilets.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

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

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested 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 can be requested.