Bishop Auckland Register Office
Cockton House, 35 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 6HS
0300 026 0600
Guide Last Updated: 27/08/2014
Monday 09:00 - 16:00.
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00.
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00.
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00.
Friday 09:00 - 16:00.
The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
This venue is situated in Bishop Auckland.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The nearest mainline station is Bishop Auckland.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
There is level access into the venue.
The main doors open away from you (push).
The doors are single width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.
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.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located next to reception.
The lift is a platform lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
The lift is 5m (16ft 5in) from main entrance.
The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
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 not have a visual floor indicator.
The lift does have an audible announcer.
The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
The lighting level in the lift is bright.
There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located next to reception.
There is level access to the accessible toilet.
This is a unisex toilet.
The door opens outwards.
The door is locked by a locking handle.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is light.
Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 220cm (4ft 7in x 7ft 3in).
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
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 not a functional emergency alarm available.
It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
Disposal facilities are not 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 not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
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 3in).
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 good.
The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are bright.