Dagenham Job Shop

1st Floor Dagenham Library, 1 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, Essex RM10 9QS

020 8724 8877

www.lbbd.gov.uk/residents/jobs-and-careers/job-shops/us

Guide Last Updated: 16/09/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include Dagenham Library, The One Stop Shop and The Job Shop.

  • The Job Shop is located within the library, at the rear of the building on the first floor.

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Dagenham Dock.

  • The nearest underground station is Dagenham Heathway.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are 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 levels are bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the rear of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the 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 108cm x 150cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 11in).

  • 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 reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift does have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • This is by lift.

  • The reception desk is high.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • The reception desk for the Job Shop is located at the rear of the building on the first floor.

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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.

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

  • There is no additional signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the first floor to the right as you exit the lift.

  • There is level access to the 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 a member of staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 135cm x 230cm (4ft 5in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 81cm (2ft 8in).

  • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors.

  • 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 47cm (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 sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink 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 grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the first floor to the right as you exit the lift.

  • The female and male toilets are 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There are ambulant cubicles available within the standard toilets.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested 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.