Live Active Blairgowrie

Beeches Road, Blairgowrie, Perthshire PH10 6PN

01250 871 360

leisure@liveactive.co.uk

liveactive.co.uk/venues/live-active-blairgowrie

Guide Last Updated: 08/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include A swimming pool, viewing gallery, sports halls, fitness suite and classrooms.

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  • Monday 07:00 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 07:00 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 20:00.

  • Sunday 09:00 - 22:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in Blairgowrie.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Dunkeld & Birnam.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

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

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 7cm (11ft 6in x 0ft 3in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 31m (34yd) 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 a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • 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.

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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 automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft) wide.

  • The doors are push pad operated.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up 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.

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  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Some doors may require an access key fob available through reception.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the building.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • 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 medium.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the fitness suite.

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  • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.

  • The fitness suite is 2m (6ft 7in) from the stairs.

  • There is not level access to the fitness suite.

  • There are doors into the fitness suite.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The opening is 78cm (2ft 7in) wide.

  • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.

  • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes weight lifting equipment, hand cycle.

  • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.

  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.

  • There is level access to all of the equipment.

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  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing room is 33m (36yd) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room is 30m (33yd) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room is 5m (16ft 5in) from the sport halls.

  • The standard changing rooms are located to the rear right of the building.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

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  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.

  • The showers are located in the fitness suite changing rooms.

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

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  • There is not level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.

  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.

  • There is a wet side chair available.

  • There is a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.

  • The hoist is manual.

  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.

  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.

  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

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  • The standard changing room is 25m (27yd) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room is 22m (24yd) from the reception desk.

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

  • The standard changing rooms are located to the left of the main corridor.

  • There is level access to the standard changing rooms.

  • Baby change facilities are located in the swimming pool changing rooms.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 65cm (2ft 1in).

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

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  • Standard toilets are available.

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

  • The female and male toilets are 29m (32yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.

  • The showers are located in the swimming pool changing rooms.

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

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  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading down to the swimming pool.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is 1 further step back up to the swimming pool level with no handrails.

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  • There are accessible changing rooms available.

  • The accessible changing rooms are located to the rear left of the building.

  • The accessible changing room is 62m (68yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible changing room is 9m (29ft 6in) from the swimming pool.

  • The accessible changing room is 58m (63yd) from the reception desk.

  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 600cm x 310cm (19ft 8in x 10ft 2in).

  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a changing table, a wheel in shower and handrails.

  • Other facilities available are an accessible toilet.

  • There is not level access to the changing room.

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

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading down to the left beside the ramp.

  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The door at the top to exit has a push to open button.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

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

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

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

  • The accessible toilet is 66m (72yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in the accessible changing room down to the rear left of the building.

  • There is not level access to the accessible toilet.

  • 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.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 200cm (5ft 1in x 6ft 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 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 in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 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 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 fair.

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

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • 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 14m (15yd 12in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter, beyond reception.

  • 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 outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 77cm (2ft).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 190cm (5ft 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 85cm (2ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is 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.

  • 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 not mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 53cm (20in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • 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 walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located round to the left as you enter.

  • The female toilets are 9m (29ft 6in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located round to the left as you enter.

  • The male toilets are 15m (16yd) from the male toilet stairs.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested 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.