Town Hall

High Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L2 3SW

0151 233 3020

town.hall@liverpool.gov.uk

liverpoolcityhalls.co.uk/town-hall

Guide Last Updated: 22/05/2017

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Access Guide

  • The nearest mainline station is Moorfields Station.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The car park is located at the rear of the building.

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

  • Standard marked parking bays are located at the side of the building.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The convenient dropoff point is located outside the main entrance

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  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to either side of the main entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 105cm (3ft 5in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

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  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • Lighting levels are low.

  • There is a portable hearing induction unit at the front entrance.

  • In the Council Chamber there is a moderate ramp to access the main seating area.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the Remembrance Hall.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 50m (55yd) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 78cm (3ft 7in x 2ft 7in).

  • 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 lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the first floor next to the lift.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 210cm (4ft 3in x 6ft 11in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (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.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 not a mirror.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).

  • 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 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • 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 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 bright.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the main stairs.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 207cm x 225cm (6ft 9in x 7ft 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 79cm (2ft 7in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

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

  • There is a mirror.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 108cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

  • The baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

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

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on level 1 to the right of the lift.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on level 1 to the right of the lift.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are available in Braille.

  • Documents are available in large print.

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

  • This service can be requested.