Route Plan - Albert Pier to Castle Cornet

Albert Pier, Guernsey GY1 1AU

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Guide Last Updated: 02/02/2016

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Access Guide

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

  • 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 Albert Pier.

  • The car park is located off Albert Pier.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • From Albert Pier Car Park turn left on to The South Esplanade.

  • The surface of the path from the car park is tarmac.

  • On entering the South Esplanade there is tactile paving at a pelican crossing.

  • The surface of the pavement on the South Esplanade is tarmac and uneven in places.

  • Carry along South Esplanade and then turn left into Castle Emplacement.

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  • Carry along Castle Emplacement.

  • The surface of the road is tarmac.

  • The route along Castle Emplacement is a main road with no pavements.

  • There are cars park either side of the road.

  • Carry along the road till you reach the Castle entrance.

  • Near the Castle entrance there is an accessible toilet, accessible via Radar key, standard toilets and a kiosk for drinks and snacks.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the castle.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • 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 both sides.

  • The surface of the slope is concrete.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

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

  • The accessible toilet is located within a toilet block 475m from South Esplanade and about 75m from Castle Cornet main entrance.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 180cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 11in).

  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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 an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • 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 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 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The towel dispenser is 110cm (3ft 7in) high.

  • 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 106cm (3ft 6in) high.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the sink is 77cm (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.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.

  • The female and male toilets are located within a toilet block 475m from South Esplanade and about 75m from Castle Cornet main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • There is a single medium step at the entrance to the male and female standard toilets.

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