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50 Clarence Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 1BU

02392 501 957

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Guide Last Updated: 19/04/2016

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Access Guide

  • The venue is not open to the general public.

  • Access to the venue is by appointment only.

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.

  • This venue is situated in Gosport.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Portsmouth Harbour.

  • 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 North Loading.

  • The car park is located off North Loading.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

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

  • Standard marked parking bays are located on Clarence Road.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not 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 115cm (3ft) wide.

  • The doors are pushpad operated.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are not steps to access this area / service.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the venue.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are light.

  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft) wide.

  • 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.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.

  • Touch tours are available.

  • Video tours are available.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the standard male toilet facility.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located towards the rear of the venue.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • The lift is 6m (19ft 8in) from accessible entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 106cm x 148cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 10in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • 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 2m (6ft 7in) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the left as you enter.

  • 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 sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The door is light.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 210cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 11in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 73cm (2ft 5in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not 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 out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • 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 in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located to the left after you enter.

  • The female toilets are 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located on the first floor.

  • The male toilets are 8m (26ft 3in) from the first floor lift.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a medium step to access the male toilet.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

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

  • This service can be requested.