Dick McTaggart Gymnastics Centre

Old Glamis Road, Dundee DD3 0NR

01382 438 258

allison.reid@leisureandculturedundee.com

www.leisureandculturedundee.com

Guide Last Updated: 26/01/2018

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include gymnastics hall, dance room, spectator room.

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  • Monday 10:00 - 21:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 21:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 21:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • The venue is generally only open when the centre is booked for use.

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

  • This venue is situated in Dundee.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Dundee.

  • 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.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 600cm (11ft x 19ft).

  • The nearest designated bay is 28m (30yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 32m (34yd 3ft) 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 block paving.

  • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located at the front of the building.

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

  • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

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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 doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to 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.

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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.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading onto the raised soft floor.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • There are deep steps onto the soft crash matt areas.

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  • The facility is located to the left of the building before the gym.

  • The facility is 16m (17yd 19in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the facility.

  • You do not need a key for the facility.

  • The dimensions of the facility are 260cm x 230cm (8ft x 7ft).

  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.

  • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.

  • The length of the bench is 190cm (6ft).

  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.

  • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.

  • The facility toilet is corner.

  • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 150cm (4ft).

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • Drop down rails are provided.

  • As you face the toilet the drop down rails are on the left.

  • The type of sink is fixed.

  • Wall mounted hand rails are available at the sink.

  • As you face the sink, rails are available on both sides.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • A privacy screen is not available.

  • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.

  • The facility has a non slip floor.

  • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

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  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The showers are located through to the left in the changing place.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and handrails.

  • Other facilities available are drop down rail, hoist, changing table, toilet.

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

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  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The showers are located through to the left of the building.

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

  • The height of the seat is 52cm (20in).

  • Other facilities available are drop down rail, accessible toilet, baby change.

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

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located in the accessible shower room.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 91cm (2ft 11in).

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

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  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room is 11m (12yd 1in) from the gymnasium.

  • The standard changing rooms are located through to the left of the building.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

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  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.

  • The showers are located in the standard changing room.

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

  • There is 1 medium step without handrails into the showers.

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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 6m (6yd 22in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the left from the main entrance.

  • 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 84cm (2ft).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft x 7ft).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is sensor.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is 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 both sides.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 (18in).

  • 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 3").

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

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a similar toilet in the accessible shower room and another offering transfer space to the right further along the corridor.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located round to the right as you enter.

  • The female toilets are 4m (4yd 14in) from the main entrance.

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

  • The male toilets are located to 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.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available 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.