HAD - Harrow Association of Disabled People

The Wealdstone Centre, 38-40 High Street, Wealdstone, Middlesex HA3 7AE

02088 619 920

general@had.org.uk

www.had.org.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 04/04/2017

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Access Guide

  • HAD promote and bring about inclusion and equality for all disabled people in all areas of life. Ensuring that they have access to relevant disability information, advice and support.

  • A get together and chance to catch up with old friends and maybe make some new ones. Guest speakers are often invited.

  • Monday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Harrow & Wealdstone.

  • The nearest underground station is Harrow & Wealdstone.

  • 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 Peel House Multi Storey.

  • The car park is located on Gladstone Way.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 270cm x 700cm (8ft 10in x 22ft 12in).

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Gladstone Way.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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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 automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

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  • The desk is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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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.

  • This accessible toilet is 24m (26yd 9in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located in the main corridor.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is not a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 230cm (4ft 3in 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 76cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 in the cubicle.

  • The emergency 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 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • 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 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 fair.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located next to the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 80cm (2ft 7in).

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the main corridor.

  • The female toilets are 26m (28yd 1ft) from the entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the main corridor.

  • The male toilets are 29m (31yd 2ft) from the entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are available in Braille.

  • Documents are available in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is generally on duty.

  • Staff are trained to BSL level 1.

  • Home visits / services are available.