Broadway Theatre

Broadway, Barking, Essex IG11 7LS

020 8507 5610

boxoffice@thebroadwaybarking.com

www.thebroadwaybarking.com

Guide Last Updated: 23/05/2018

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Access Guide

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Barking.

  • The nearest underground station is Barking.

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The Box Office opening times may vary due to performances taking place.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There is a horizontal strip of Blue Badge on street parking.

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  • This information is for the entrance located in Clockhouse Avenue.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

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  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

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

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in some parts of the venue.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Designated seating is located in Row C.

  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.

  • A companion may sit with you.

  • Companions sit next to the patron.

  • It is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the designated seating area to the nearest accessible toilet.

  • This venue does not provide audio described performances.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.

  • A deposit is not required for the sound enhancement system.

  • The rows suitable for hearing loops are all rows.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

  • Concessions are available.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.

  • BSL interpreted performances are occassionally available.

  • The designated seating is accessed from the upper ground floor.

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  • The following information is for the café.

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

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

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are not clearly written.

  • Menus are not presented in contrasting colours.

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

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-UG-1-2.

  • There are 9 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 not a landing.

  • The lighting level is bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the left as you enter.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-UG-1-2.

  • The lift is 6m (19ft 8in) from main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 150cm (4ft 7in x 4ft 11in).

  • There are 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 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 have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

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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 9m (9yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the upper ground floor.

  • 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 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 165cm x 230cm (5ft 5in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • 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 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a mirror.

  • 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 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 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • 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 poor.

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

  • 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 in the accessible toilet the upper groud floor.

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

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

  • This is by lift.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the lower ground floor.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not 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 not normally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.