Stanley Register Office

Front Street, Stanley, County Durham DH9 0SU

0300 026 3263

aykleyheadshouseregisteroffice@durham.gov.uk

www.durham.gov.uk/registeroffices

Guide Last Updated: 01/12/2014

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Access Guide

  • 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 outside the centre of the town.

  • This venue is situated in Stanley.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Chester-le-Street.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • Outside the venue there is free on-street parking available, on a first come first serve basis.

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  • 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 doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 137cm (4ft 6in) wide.

  • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are light.

  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

  • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.

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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 from the right.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

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

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

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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.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are not available.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are available in large print.

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

  • This service can be requested.