Literary Afternoon Tea - Huddersfield Golf Club

Fixby Hall, Lightridge Road, Huddersfield HD2 2EP

01484 426 203

reception@huddersfield-golf.co.uk

www.huddlitfest.org.uk

Guide Last Updated: 09/01/2018

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in Huddersfield.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Huddersfield.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The venue does have its own parking facilities.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The car park does not have a barrier control system.

  • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.

  • There is/are 3 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 250cm x 430cm (8ft 2in x 14ft 1in).

  • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).

  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.

  • There are not parking charges for the car park.

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

  • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.

  • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac and block paving.

  • There is a/are clearly marked drop-off point(s).

  • The drop-off points(s) is/are located at the rear of the hall, next to the accessible entrance.

  • The route from the drop-off point(s) to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.

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

  • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.

  • There is stepped access at this entrance.

  • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.

  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.

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

  • The door(s) is/are single width.

  • The door(s) is/are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 100cm.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is/are single width.

  • The door(s) is/are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 79cm.

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is/are 2 step(s).

  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.

  • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).

  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.

  • Handrails are easy to grip.

  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

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  • During the Huddersfield Literature Festival, the lobby area is used as a waiting area before going down to the bar.

  • There will be Waterstones counters within the lobby area.

  • The surface of the flooring is carpet.

  • There are chairs with armrests available.

  • The height of the tables is 45cm.

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  • Stairs can be used to access other floors.

  • The stairs are located at the rear of the lobby.

  • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.

  • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).

  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.

  • Handrails are not easy to grip.

  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

  • There is a landing.

  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

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

  • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.

  • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.

  • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.

  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.

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

  • The door(s) is/are single width.

  • The door(s) is/are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 105cm.

  • The ramp/slope is located to the right of the entrance.

  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.

  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is/are 2 step(s).

  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.

  • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • This entrance gives access to the lower ground floor.

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  • The following information is for the bar.

  • The bar is located on the lower ground floor.

  • There is a/are single, heavy manual door(s) to access this area.

  • Full table service is available.

  • Food and/or drinks can be ordered from the service counter.

  • The height of the service counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is step-free access within the bar.

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • This area does not play background music.

  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.

  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.

  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the till/counter.

  • The standard height for tables is 69cm.

  • The lighting levels are good.

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  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.

  • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the bar.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a shared toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

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

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is light.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

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

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).

  • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.

  • The toilet has a non-slip floor.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • There is not a spatula type lever flush.

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is an emergency alarm.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.

  • There is a mirror.

  • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.

  • The toilet has a lid.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 40cm (1ft 4in).

  • 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).

  • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.

  • The wash basin tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is a soap dispenser.

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

  • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is not a hand dryer.

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • The lighting levels are good.

  • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.

  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 88cm (2ft 11in).

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor.

  • There is stepped access to the female toilet(s).

  • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.

  • The wash basin tap type is push.

  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.

  • Lighting levels are good.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear of the bar.

  • There is stepped access to the male toilet(s).

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

  • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.

  • The wash basin tap type is push.

  • Lighting levels are good.

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  • There is a/are step(s) located to the right of the changing room.

  • There is/are 4 step(s).

  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.

  • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.

  • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).

  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.

  • Handrails are easy to grip.

  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

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