Kirkton Community Centre

Derwent Avenue, Dundee DD3 0AX

01382 436 453

kirktonadmin@dundeecity.gov.uk

www.dundeecity.gov.uk/communitycentres

Guide Last Updated: 31/01/2018

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include a sports hall, youth hall, main hall, library and 2 meeting rooms.

  • Monday 09:00 - 21:15.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 21:15.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 21:15.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 21:15.

  • Friday 09:00 - 20:15.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 13:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • 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 type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not 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 240cm x 500cm (7ft 10in x 16ft 5in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 21m (23yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 24m (26yd) 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.

  • 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 in the car park.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

  • The automatic doors are push pad operated.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 125cm (4ft 1in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located directly in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

  • The ramp has a handrail on the left going up.

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  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the reception area.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located on the left as you enter the hall.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located directly in front of the entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not 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 medium.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are 2 meeting rooms, a computer room and offices.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

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

  • This accessible toilet is located on the right as you enter the main entrance.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

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

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 290cm x 320cm (9ft 6in x 10ft 6in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • 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.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the left.

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

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

  • There is a mirror.

  • 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 43cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • 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 external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal 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 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 in the main corridor.

  • The female and male toilets are 20m (22yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The photographs show the female and male toilets respectively.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

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