Whitfield Community Project

The Crescent, 71 Lothian Crescent, Whitfield, Dundee DD4 0HU

01382 438 680

wls.reception@dundeecity.gov.uk

www.dundeecity.gov.uk/communitycentres/whitfieldcentre

Guide Last Updated: 29/05/2021

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Access Guide

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Broughty Ferry.

  • 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 08:00 - 13:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located to the rear of the building.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 37m (40yd 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 uneven surfaces.

  • The car park surface is block paving.

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

  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.

  • The patron does have to cross a road.

  • The road is generally quiet.

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

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located to the right of the main entrance at the rear.

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

  • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

  • The road through the car park is mainly for parking but is also used by local buses.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building from the car park.

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.

  • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.

  • There are also revolving automatic doors to the left which are 140cm wide.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.

  • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.

  • There are automatic revolving doors to the left which are 140cm wide.

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  • The desk is 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).

  • The desk has 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.

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • 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.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the right, opposite reception.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 94cm x 130cm (3ft 1in x 4ft 3in).

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

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

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is 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 and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the right beyond reception.

  • 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 79cm (2ft 7in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 240cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not 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 fully functional.

  • 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

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

  • 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 48cm (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 hand dryer is 110cm (3ft 7in) high.

  • 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 110cm (3ft 7in) 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 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.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 89cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a similar accessible toilet in the GP Surgery waiting room on the first floor.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located to the right of the community rooms corridor.

  • The female and male toilets are 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The unisex toilets are located in the social work corridor.

  • Unisex toilets are 20m (21yd 2ft) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • 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 bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

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

  • This service can be requested.