Richard Dunn Sports Centre

Rooley Avenue, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD6 1EZ

01274 307 822

www.bradford.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 19/04/2018

Something changed?

Access Guide

  • Monday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Opening times for the swimming pool and other facilities do vary, please contact the venue for further information..

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 600cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 8in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 60m (66yd) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

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

1
  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 430cm x 610cm (14ft 1in x 20ft 0in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

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

1
  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in) wide.

1
  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 300cm (9ft 10in).

  • The automatic door is push pad operated.

1
2
  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) 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 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.

1
  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 180cm (5ft 11in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

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

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

1
2
  • The reception desk is 10m (32ft 10in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

  • Access to reception is via the lift.

1
  • There is not level access to the service(s).

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the fitness suite and pool area.

  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

1
  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading from reception to the pool area.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 129cm (4ft 3in).

1
2
  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.

  • 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.

  • The lighting level is bright.

1
  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located off the rear entrance foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2.

  • The lift is 3m (9ft 10in) from accessible entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 91cm x 120cm (2ft 12in x 3ft 11in).

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

1
  • There is a ramped entrance into the water.

  • There is a wet side chair available.

  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.

  • There are steps into the swimming pool.

  • There are 1 steps.

  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.

  • The ladder does not have handrails.

  • The photo shows the one step to the ramped pool access.

1
  • The photo shows the one step to the ramped pool access.

1
  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

  • The accessible toilet is 17m (19yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located off the rear entrance foyer.

  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 178cm x 227cm (5ft 10in x 7ft 5in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 117cm (3ft 10in).

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • 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 the right.

  • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 52cm (1ft 8in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a sink.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are not available.

  • .

1
  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

  • The accessible toilet is 30m (33yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located off the main reception area.

  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 151cm x 201cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • There is a sink.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

  • Standard toilets are also available within the changing areas.

1
  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located off the rear entrance foyer.

  • The female toilets are 5m (16ft 5in) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located off the rear entrance foyer.

  • The male toilets are 9m (29ft 6in) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

1
  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located off the main reception area.

  • The female toilets are 31m (34yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located off the main reception area.

  • The male toilets are 44m (48yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • Standard toilets are also available within the changing areas.

1
  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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