Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Spring Grove Street, Huddersfield HD1 4BP

01484 766 269

huddersfield.lc@kal.org.uk

www.kalfitness.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 21/02/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include swimming pools, a fitness suite, activity studios, meeting rooms, a cafe, squash courts and Huddersfield Climbing Centre.

  • Related link Huddersfield Climbing Centre.

  • Http://www.huddersfieldclimbingcentre.com

  • Monday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Friday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 21:00.

  • Sunday 08:30 - 21:00.

  • Monday 15:00 - 20:30.

  • Tuesday 15:00 - 20:30.

  • Wednesday 15:00 - 20:30.

  • Thursday 15:00 - 20:30.

  • Friday 15:00 - 20:30.

  • Saturday 15:00 - 20:30.

  • Sunday 15:00 - 20:30.

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

  • This venue is situated in Huddersfield.

  • 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 venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is located to the side, and to the rear of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 10 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 363cm x 601cm (11ft 11in x 19ft 9in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 88m (96yd 9in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 148m (161yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There are dropped kerbs between the standard spaces and the entrance.

  • The dropped kerbs have tactile markings.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).

  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 202cm (6ft 8in).

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

  • The ramp/slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • 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 the right going up.

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk/counter.

  • Access to the main facilities is to the right of the main reception via security barriers.

  • The clear opening width of the standard barriers is 50cm.

  • Access is by barcode scanner.

  • The height of the scanner is 101cm.

  • There is a wider gate which is opened on request by reception staff.

  • The clear opening width of the wider gate is 94cm.

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

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

  • The desk/counter is not staffed.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • There is not a bell to attract attention.

  • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk/counter.

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

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the cafe, splash park and fitness suite.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • Wayfinding signage is available.

  • Pictorial signage is available.

  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is tiles.

  • There are a number of rooms which contain ceiling tracking hoists.

  • The location of the hoists is shown in written text outside each room.

  • Photograph 5 shows the ceiling hoist in the martial arts room.

  • Photographs 7 and 8 show the soft play area next to the cafe.

  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.

  • Some tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 58cm (1ft 11in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 102cm (3ft 4in).

  • The standard height for tables is 74cm.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks.

  • The cafe has a fixed loop.

  • There is an additional counter, The Pod, in the main area of the building, next to the entrance to the changing village.

  • The counter is medium height with a low section.

  • There is level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.

  • There is a ramped entrance into the water.

  • There is a wet side chair available.

  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.

  • The hoist is hydraulic.

  • There are steps into the swimming pool.

  • There are 7 steps.

  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.

  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

  • There are 3 swimming pools.

  • There is a splash park with water slides and a beach entrance to the pool.

  • There is a competition pool with a lift for the wet side chair.

  • There is a training pool with a height adjustable floor.

  • There are 2 hoists.

  • The grey hoist is a Handimove pool hoist which can be fixed in a variety of positions at each pool.

  • The white hoist is a Portable Aquatic Lift which can be used at any position next to each pool.

  • Huddersfield Climbing Centre is located on the ground floor at the rear of the building.

  • The centre has climbing and bouldering walls.

  • The centre is 48m from main entrance.

  • The centre is accessed by a single door with a locked leaf.

  • The door opens away from you (push) and is permanently held open.

  • The clear width of the door opening is 101cm.

  • The reception desk is 1m from the centre entrance.

  • The desk is medium height.

  • There is not a low section (76cm)

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There are sofas in the reception area.

  • The centre has a hoist for wheelchair users to climb either in or out of their chair.

  • Wheelchair users can participate in upper body climbs with hoist assistance, or be hoisted in their chair in a simulation of a climb.

  • The centre has experience of catering for visually impaired climbers.

  • Music is played throughout the centre, but it can be switched off by prior arrangement. Please ask when booking.

  • The centre is open: Monday to Friday 10:00 - 22:00, Saturday-Sunday 10:00-20:00 (Winter) 10:00-18:00 (Summer).

  • The centre can be contacted on 01484 542 636 or via their website, http://www.huddersfieldclimbingcentre.com.

  • There is a multi-purpose sports hall with a divider to the rear right of the building.

  • The hall can be used as 2 smaller halls, or as one large hall depending on bookings.

  • There are two entrances to the hall.

  • The entrances are double doors which open towards you (pull) and are heavy.

  • The clear width of the door opening is 180cm.

  • There are bleachers on 2 sides of the hall which can be opened out to provided staggered seating for some events.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the right of the building, beyond the security barriers.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the barriers.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 208cm (3ft 7in x 6ft 10in).

  • The clear door width is 99cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • The lift does have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The desk/counter is 33m (36yd 3in) from the lift.

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

  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

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

  • The desk/counter is not staffed.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • There is not a bell to attract attention.

  • The fitness suite is located on the first floor, to the far right as you exit the lift.

  • The fitness suite is 32m (34yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access to the fitness suite.

  • Level access is by lift.

  • There are doors into the fitness suite.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The opening is 186cm (6ft 1in) wide.

  • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.

  • A portable hearing loop is available for induction.

  • Staff are trained to use the portable hearing loop.

  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.

  • There is level access to all of the equipment.

  • Access to the gym is by security barriers beyond the entrance.

  • The clear width of the standard barriers is 50cm.

  • The height of the card reader is 100cm.

  • There is a wide barrier.

  • The clear width of the wide barrier is 94cm.

  • The height of the card reader is 109cm.

  • The fitness suite has hand bikes, cable machines, free weights, and a functional area which are suitable for members with mobility issues.

  • Assistance can be provided for visually impaired members.

  • Some staff are trained in assisting disabled people.

  • There are also 4 activity studios and a cycle studio.

  • Studio 4 is used as an additional functional area for the gym.

  • Studios 1 and 2 have a dividing wall and can be used as 1 large studio or as 2 smaller studios depending on bookings and classes.

  • Monday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Friday 06:30 - 22:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 20:00.

  • Sunday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • There is a viewing balcony which overlooks the splash park and competition pool.

  • The balcony is located on the first floor to the front right as you exit the lift.

  • The balcony is 35m from lift.

  • The balcony is accessed by double door which open towards you (pull) and are heavy.

  • The clear width of the door opening is 182cm.

  • There is designated seating for wheelchair users.

  • A companion can sit next to the wheelchair user.

  • The facility is located to the right of the changing village as you enter.

  • The facility is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is not level access to the facility.

  • You do need a key for the facility.

  • It is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The dimensions of the facility are 362cm x 252cm (11ft 11in x 8ft 3in).

  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.

  • The facility changing bench is free standing.

  • The length of the facility changing bench is 194cm (6ft 4in).

  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.

  • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.

  • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.

  • The facility toilet is peninsular.

  • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 246cm (8ft 1in).

  • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Drop down rails are provided.

  • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The type of wash basin is fixed.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.

  • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • A privacy screen is not available.

  • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.

  • The facility has a non slip floor.

  • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

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

  • The ramp/slope is located throughout the changing village.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

  • The slope drains water from the changing cubicles to the drainage areas of the changing village.

  • The facility is located on the ground floor, off the right hand corridor of the building.

  • The facility is approximately 39m (42yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the facility.

  • You do need a key for the facility.

  • It is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The dimensions of the facility are 434cm x 252cm (14ft 3in x 8ft 3in).

  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.

  • The facility changing bench is free standing.

  • The length of the facility changing bench is 194cm (6ft 4in).

  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.

  • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.

  • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.

  • The facility toilet is peninsular.

  • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 342cm (11ft 3in).

  • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Drop down rails are provided.

  • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The type of wash basin is fixed.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.

  • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • A privacy screen is not available.

  • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.

  • The facility has a non slip floor.

  • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

  • The facility is located on the ground floor, off the corridor leading from the right hand corridor of the building.

  • The facility is approximately 63m (68yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the facility.

  • You do need a key for the facility.

  • It is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The dimensions of the facility are 354cm x 250cm (11ft 7in x 8ft 2in).

  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.

  • The facility changing bench is free standing.

  • The length of the facility changing bench is 194cm (6ft 4in).

  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.

  • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.

  • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.

  • The facility toilet is peninsular.

  • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 237cm (7ft 9in).

  • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Drop down rails are provided.

  • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The type of wash basin is fixed.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.

  • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • A privacy screen is not available.

  • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.

  • The facility has a non slip floor.

  • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

  • The facility is located on the first floor, off the rear right corridor as you exit the lift.

  • The facility is approximately 27m (29yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access to the facility.

  • You do need a key for the facility.

  • It is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The dimensions of the facility are 396cm x 298cm (12ft 12in x 9ft 9in).

  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.

  • The facility changing bench is free standing.

  • The length of the facility changing bench is 194cm (6ft 4in).

  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.

  • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.

  • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.

  • The facility toilet is peninsular.

  • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 221cm (7ft 3in).

  • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 113cm (3ft 8in).

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Drop down rails are provided.

  • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The type of wash basin is fixed.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.

  • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • A privacy screen is not available.

  • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.

  • The facility has a non slip floor.

  • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the changing village.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; handrails.

  • Other facilities available include; drop down rails and a height adjustable seat.

  • There is not level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

  • There are 2 open accessible showers in the changing village.

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the changing village accessible toilet cubicle.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.

  • The height of the seat is 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • Other facilities available include; drop down rails.

  • There is not level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

  • There are similar accessible showers in the large accessible toilets throughout the building.

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the male and female sports hall changing rooms.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; handrails.

  • Other facilities available include; drop down rails and a height adjustable seat.

  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

  • There is not an alarm in the shower.

  • There are similar accessible showers in the male and female changing rooms on the first floor (photograph 2).

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the right hand side of the changing village.

  • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 239cm x 273cm (7ft 10in x 8ft 11in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 126cm (4ft 2in).

  • 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 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 coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.

  • 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 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • There is a soap dispenser.

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

  • The height of the soap dispenser is 87cm.

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

  • The contrast between the external 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 medium.

  • Baby changing facilities are not available within this accessible toilet.

  • There is an additional accessible toilet in the changing village, which was occupied at the time of the survey.

  • There are similar accessible toilets with accessible showers in the male and female changing rooms (photographs 3 and 4).

  • There is a similar accessible toilet at the far end of the right hand corridor opposite the sports hall with transfer space on the opposite side (photographs 5 and 6).

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 43m (47yd 1in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located in the standard female wet side changing room.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is not a unisex toilet.

  • There is a similar accessible toilet in the standard male wet side changing room.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 154cm x 222cm (5ft 1in x 7ft 3in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 79cm (2ft 7in).

  • 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 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 coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • There is a soap dispenser.

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

  • The height of the soap dispenser is 87cm.

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

  • The contrast between the external 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 medium.

  • Baby changing facilities are not available within this accessible toilet.

  • There is a similar accessible toilet on the first floor, in the main corridor to the right as you exit the lift (photographs 3 and 4).

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 21m (22yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located off the corridor to the right as you exit the lift.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 238cm x 248cm (7ft 10in x 8ft 2in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 155cm (5ft 1in).

  • 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 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 coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • There is a soap dispenser.

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

  • The height of the soap dispenser is 92cm.

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

  • The contrast between the external 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 medium.

  • Baby changing facilities are not available within this accessible toilet.

  • There is a similar accessible toilet with opposite transfer space next to this toilet (photographs 3 and 4).

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.

  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the left beyond the security barriers, behind the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the splash park, competition pool, and training pool.

  • There is not level access to the standard changing room(s).

  • This is a shared facility.

  • The changing village contains standard cubicles.

  • There are 8 larger baby change cubicles.

  • The height of the baby change table when extended is 83cm.

  • There are 5 family cubicles.

  • There is a baby seat.

  • The height of the baby seat when extended is 81cm.

  • The height of the baby change when extended is 80cm.

  • There are similar standard male and female changing rooms available (photographs 7-11).

  • The standard male and female changing rooms are 40m from the main entrance and 35m from the reception.

  • There is a baby change in the standard female changing room.

  • The height of the baby change when extended is 80cm.

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.

  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the right of the building, in the sports hall corridor.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 43m (47yd 1in) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 38m (41yd 1ft) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the sports hall.

  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

  • There are 2 private cubicles.

  • There are similar standard male and female changing rooms on the first floor.

  • Shower facilities are available.

  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the sports hall standard male and female changing rooms.

  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

  • There are private shower cubicles in the changing rooms.

  • There are drainage grates within the shower cubicles.

  • There are similar shower cubicles in the first floor changing rooms.

  • Shower facilities are available.

  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located to the rear of the changing village, next to the splash park.

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

  • These are open showers.

  • There are also private shower cubicles to the rear right of the changing village (photograph 2).

  • There is a walk-in dryer cubicle near to the open showers, opposite the splash park (photograph 3).

  • There is a charge to use the walk-in dryer cubicle.

  • There are similar showers in wet side standard male and female changing rooms.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor, in the right hand corridor as you exit the lift.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor, in the right hand corridor as you exit the lift.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the front right of the building, in the sports hall corridor.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 56m (61yd 9in) from the main entrance.

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

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located in the changing village.

  • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 33m (36yd 3in) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the shared toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There are similar male and female toilets on the first floor in the corridor leading to the changing place, standard changing rooms, and swimming pool balcony.

  • There is a single ambulant cubicle in the standard male and female changing rooms.

  • There are single cubicle standard male, female, and shared toilets in the cafe area.

  • There are low-level children's toilets and sinks available in the soft play area, next to the cafe (photographs 8 and 9).

  • The baby change rooms is located to the far right of the changing village, 34m from the main entrance.

  • The door locks by lever twist lock.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The clear width of the door opening is 99cm.

  • There is a seat with armrests.

  • There is a sink.

  • The height of the sink is 77cm.

  • The taps are lever/push mixer.

  • The height of the baby change when extended is 84cm.

  • There is a baby seat.

  • The height of the baby seat when extended is 85cm.

  • There is an emergency alarm.

  • The alarm is tied up.

  • There are coat hooks.

  • The height of the coat hooks is 158cm.

  • The baby change room is located off the corridor to the right as you exit the lift, opposite the changing rooms area.

  • The door locks by lever twist lock.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The clear width of the door opening is 99cm.

  • There is not a seat.

  • There is a sink.

  • The height of the sink is 79cm.

  • The taps are lever/push mixer.

  • The height of the baby change table when extended is 84cm.

  • There is an emergency alarm.

  • The alarm is fully functional.

  • There are coat hooks.

  • The height of the coat hooks is 158cm.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are available in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • Documents are available in Braille.

  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

  • There is a dog toilet or toileting area.

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

  • This service can be requested.

  • There are mobility aids available.

  • The mobility aids available include mobile hoists, ceiling track hoists, wheelchairs, mobility scooter and hoist slings.

  • There is not a charge.

  • To obtain mobility aids please contact reception.

  • Concessions are available.

  • Children are welcomed at the venue.

  • There is a soft play area for children indoor.

  • Concessions are available on the plus one scheme.

  • The leisure centre is part of the Passport to Leisure Scheme and the Kirklees Passport Scheme.