Patna Community Centre

Doonside Avenue, Patna, East Ayrshire KA6 7LX

07552 261 302

www.east-ayrshire.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 10/08/2017

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Access Guide

  • Opening times do vary depending on timetabling.

  • These are the centre's core opening times.

  • Occasionally the venue opens only as and when required.

  • The number to book a hall is 01292 531 533..

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Maybole.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Patna Community Car Park.

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

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 240cm x 1800cm (7ft 10in x 59ft 1in).

  • Standard marked parking bays are located in front of the building.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There is 1 designated bay in the Library car park down to the front of the building. Please refer to separate guide for details.

  • Access from that entrance via the internal slopes can be arranged by a member of staff.

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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(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).

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

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 162cm (5ft 4in).

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  • The desk/counter is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The 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 not play background music.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

  • The ramp/slope is located leading down to the library.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • This area adjoins the Primary School and can be used via staff accompanyment.

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  • The following information is for the refectory.

  • The cafe is located to the right as you enter.

  • Full table service is available.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • All chairs have armrests.

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

  • The standard height for tables is 68cm.

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you pass reception.

  • There is level access to this 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 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 230cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 7in).

  • 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 right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • 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 an emergency alarm.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are general domestic waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.

  • 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 both sides.

  • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 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 toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located round to the left of the building.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located round to the left of the building.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located next to reception.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

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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 bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

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

  • This service cannot be requested.