Broomfield Hall Sports Centre

Broomfield Hall, Morley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 6DN

08000 280 289

enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

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Guide Last Updated: 21/04/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include a Sports Centre with a Sports Hall and Gymnasium and a Fitness Suite.

  • Monday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.

  • This venue is situated in Broomfield Campus.

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

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Derby Station.

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

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located at the rear 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 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 587cm (11ft 10in x 19ft 3in).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest designated bay is 68m (74yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 71m (77yd 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.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 193cm (6ft 4in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 193cm (6ft 4in).

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park and in front of the entrance.

  • 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 also a moderate ramp leading from the main Broomhill Haddon building to the Sports Centre.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the main entrance.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 101cm (3ft 4in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 101cm (3ft 4in).

  • There are 2 changing room entrances.

  • These entrances are at the front of the building to the right of the main entrance.

  • These entrances lead directly into the changing areas.

  • These entrances are for outside field sports access direct to the changing rooms.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is not 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 right of the building leading to the changing room entrances.

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

  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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

  • The step(s) is / are medium height.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

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  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

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

  • The desk is generally staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

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

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the main entrance foyer to the left.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

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

  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 109cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).

  • The clear door width is 91cm (2ft 12in).

  • The lift door is manual, heavy and opens outwards.

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There is a moderate ramp in the doorway of the platform lift.

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  • The fitness suite is located in the corridor on the first floor.

  • The fitness suite is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access to the fitness suite.

  • Level access is by lift.

  • There are doors into the fitness suite.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The opening is 98cm (3ft 3in) wide.

  • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.

  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.

  • There is level access to all of the equipment.

  • The entrance door has a door leaf.

  • Once opened, the door entrance is increased to 135cm.

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  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing rooms are located in the right hand corridor on the ground floor.

  • The standard changing room is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room is 3m (3yd 10in) from the sports hall.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

  • There female and male changing areas are similar.

  • The female changing area is 6m from the main entrance.

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  • Shower facilities are available.

  • The showers are located within the standard changing rooms on the ground floor.

  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

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  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The showers are located within the standard ground floor changing rooms.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.

  • The height of the seat is 51cm (1ft 8in).

  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is located in the right hand corridor opposite the sports hall on the ground floor.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is not a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from main reception.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a lever twist.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 250cm x 240cm (8ft 2in x 7ft 10in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 164cm (5ft 5in).

  • 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 pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary, clinical waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

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

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (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 a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 129cm (4ft 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 wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

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

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.

  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • Other facilities available are a small changing bench.

  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

  • There is a similar accessible shower in the accessible toilet cubicle on the first floor but without a changing bench.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the female changing area.

  • The female toilets are 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the male changing area.

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

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located in the main corridor on the first floor on the left as you exit the lift.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is not a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from main reception.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a lever twist.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 238cm x 332cm (7ft 10in x 10ft 11in).

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 255cm (8ft 4in).

  • 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 pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord 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 mirrors.

  • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

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

  • The height of the hand dryer is 111cm (3ft 8in).

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 105cm (3ft 5in).

  • 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 wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

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

  • The contrast between the external 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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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

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

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.