Dewars Centre

Glover Street, Perth, Perthshire PH2 0TH

01738 454 700

leisure@liveactive.co.uk

www.liveactive.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 23/09/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include an ice rink, indoor bowling, conference facilities and a bar and restaurant.

  • Monday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Sunday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • From April until mid September the venue is open Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Perth.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

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

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There are 10 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 280cm x 480cm (9ft x 15ft).

  • The car park type is open air and underground.

  • The nearest designated bay is 70m (76yd 21in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 84m (91yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open both ways.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in) wide.

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

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The ramp bypasses the steps.

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing room is 46m (50yd) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room is 40m (44yd) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room is 12m (13yd) from the ice rink.

  • The standard changing rooms are located to the left as you enter the ice rink.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading down to the ice.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The standard changing room is 40m (44yd) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room is 36m (39yd) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room is 6m (19ft 8in) from the bowling rinks.

  • The standard changing rooms are located through to the right before the bowling rinks.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading down to the bowling rinks.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The following information is for the restaurant.

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

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.

  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.

  • There is a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 28cm (11in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is varied.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 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 a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located through to the left of reception.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 46m (50yd 12in) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 120cm (3ft x 3ft).

  • 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 not 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.

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the rear of the venue.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • 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 width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 187cm x 188cm (6ft x 6ft).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).

  • 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 the right.

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 (18in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

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

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The towel dispenser is 142cm (4ft) high.

  • 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 3").

  • There is a sink.

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

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").

  • 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 fair.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby Change Facilities

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

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

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 73cm (2ft 4in).

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

  • Standard toilets are available.

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

  • The female and male toilets are 12m (13yd 4in) from the stairs.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located to the left next to the ice rink.

  • The female and male toilets are 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located in the bowling rink changing rooms.

  • The female and male toilets are 48m (52yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located towards the rear of the venue.

  • The female and male toilets are 21m (23yd) from the the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.