Chester-le-Street Register Office
129 Front Street, Chester-le-Street, County Durham DH3 3BL
0300 026 3263
Guide Last Updated: 27/11/2014
The opening times for this venue will vary as it is based on appointment only. Please contact the venue for more information.
The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
This venue is situated in Chester-le-Street.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The nearest mainline station is Chester-le-Street.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
There is not level access into the venue.
The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
The main doors open automatically.
The automatic doors are push pad activated.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 151cm (4ft 11in) wide.
There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
The ramp or slope is located leading from the side of the venue up to the entrance.
The ramp or slope is moderate.
The ramp or slope is permanent.
There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
The ramp does have handrails.
The handrails are on the left going up.
The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
There are steps to access this area / service.
The steps are located to the left 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 handrails are on the right going up.
The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
The desk is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is low.
The lighting levels are bright.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The type of system is a portable loop.
Staff are trained to use the system.
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 varied.
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 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located at the front of the venue, behind the reception desk.
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 91cm (2ft 12in).
The door weight is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 211cm x 190cm (6ft 11in x 6ft 3in).
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 57cm (1ft 10in).
There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
There is not a flush on the transfer side.
The tap type is twist/turn.
There is not a mixer tap.
There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is a coat hook.
The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
Wall mounted rails are available.
As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
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 43cm (1ft 5in).
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 108cm (3ft 7in) high.
There is a towel dispenser.
The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
The towel dispenser is 123cm (4ft) high.
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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
The height of the sink is 76cm (2ft 6in).
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.
The lighting levels are medium.