South Water Area Community Centre

1 & 2 Stainsby Street, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex TN37 6LA

01424 461 414

office@southwatercommunitycentre.org

www.southwatercommunitycentre.org

Guide Last Updated: 01/08/2017

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in St. Leonards-on-Sea.

  • 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 St. Leonards Warrior Square.

  • Monday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Sunday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • 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 St. Leonards Warrior Square Station.

  • The car park is located on Station Approach.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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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 main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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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.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • 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 lighting level is medium.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located opposite the main entrance.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

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

  • The lift is 2m (6ft 7in) from main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 135cm x 90cm (4ft 5in x 2ft 11in).

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

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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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 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located right as you enter the main entrance.

  • 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 locking handle.

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

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 195cm (5ft 1in x 6ft 5in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 65cm (2ft 2in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is sensor.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (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 height of the hand dryer is 115cm (3ft 9in).

  • 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 cannot 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 poor.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilets.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 95cm (3ft 1in).

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

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located right as you enter the main entrance.

  • The female and male toilets are 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.

  • Children are welcomed at the venue.