Eastbury Manor House

Eastbury Square, Barking, Essex IG11 9SN

020 8227 2942

eastburymanorhouse@lbbd.gov.uk

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/eastburymanorhouse

Guide Last Updated: 31/05/2021

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in Barking.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Barking.

  • The nearest underground station is Upney.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is located at the front of the venue.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • 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 is parking space for approximately 4 cars in the area seen in the first photograph.

  • To park here you must arrange permission prior to visiting.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 122cm (4ft).

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

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

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

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  • The reception desk is 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.

  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • 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 not trained to use system.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played sometimes during events.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

  • Scooters are allowed in some parts of the venue.

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  • There are some raised thresholds in some of the internal doorways.

  • These thresholds are lipped or sloped and are 1-3cm high.

  • The wooden flooring in one of the rooms slopes moderately.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the outdoor seating area/garden.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading to the outdoor seating area/garden.

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

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading out to the garden.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 137cm (4ft 6in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading out to the garden .

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

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The ramp bypasses the steps.

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  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.

  • Touch tours are not available.

  • Video tours are not available.

  • Concessions are available.

  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.

  • To borrow the wheelchair, please ask at reception.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Once inside, there is not level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 16m (17yd) from the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 65cm (2ft 2in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading into the cafe.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 126cm (4ft 2in).

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is not a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the foyer.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

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

  • The lift is 8m (26ft 3in) from main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 145cm (3ft 1in x 4ft 9in).

  • There are not 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 not have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • 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 8m (8yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the first 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 180cm (5ft 11in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 238cm x 190cm (7ft 10in x 6ft 3in).

  • There is not 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 110cm (3ft 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.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.

  • 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 not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).

  • There is not a mirror.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 116cm (3ft 10in).

  • There is a towel dispenser.

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

  • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • The height of the wash basin is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 fair.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 92cm (3ft).

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  • Standard toilets are available.

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

  • The female and male toilets are 2m (6ft 7in) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

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

  • One wheelchair available at venue.