South Bristol Cemetery and Crematorium Office

Bridgwater Road, Bedminster Down, Bristol BS13 7AS

0117 903 8330

cems.crems@bristol.gov.uk

bristol.gov.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 01/12/2017

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Access Guide

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Parson Street.

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.

  • Summer (April - October)

  • Monday - Friday 09:00 - 19:00

  • Weekends and bank holidays 11:00am - 16:30.

  • Winter (November - March)

  • Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:30

  • Weekends and bank holidays 11:00 - 16:30.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located in front of the office.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 330cm x 590cm (10ft 10in x 19ft 4in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) 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 dropped kerbs.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.

  • 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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  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located to the right of the chapel.

  • 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 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 440cm (11ft 10in x 14ft 5in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the chapel side entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 57m (62yd 1ft) from the chapel side 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 dropped kerbs.

  • 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 not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open both ways.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located to the left as you face the entrance.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

  • 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).

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  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is 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 bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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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 away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in) wide.

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  • 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 easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on the left of chapel main entrance.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 132cm (4ft 4in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

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

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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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 20m (21yd 2ft) from the office reception.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the right of reception entrance.

  • There is not 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 locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 185cm (5ft 11in x 6ft 1in).

  • 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 95cm (3ft 1in).

  • 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.

  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • 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 a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 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 fair.

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located in the toilet block.

  • The female toilets are 20m (21yd 2ft) from the office reception.

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located in the toilet block.

  • The male toilets are 14m (15yd 11in) from the office reception.

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

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are low.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

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

  • The lighting levels at the steps are low.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

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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 Chapel Main Entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.

  • 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 91cm (2ft 12in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 175cm x 270cm (5ft 9in x 8ft 10in).

  • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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.

  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.

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

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 47cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.

  • 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.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

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

  • The female and male toilets are 2m (2yd 7in) from the chapel side entrance.

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

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

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  • Staff do 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.

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

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

  • This service can be requested.