Armada Centre

Mayflower Street, Plymouth, Devon PL1 1LE

01752 269471

www.armadacentre.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • Monday 07:00 - 20:00.

  • Tuesday 07:00 - 20:00.

  • Wednesday 07:00 - 20:00.

  • Thursday 07:00 - 20:00.

  • Friday 07:00 - 20:00.

  • Saturday 07:00 - 20:00.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.

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

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Plymouth.

  • The venue is in a shopping mall.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The car park is located outside sainsburys.

  • There are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 440cm (11ft 10in x 14ft 5in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 53m (58yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 69m (75yd) 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 dropped kerbs.

  • 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.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Mayflower Street.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in) wide.

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  • There is not 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 bright.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • There is / are 3 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 ramp overcomes the steps.

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

  • There are 15+ 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 a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

  • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.

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

  • The escalators steps are clearly marked.

  • The head and foot of the escalators are clearly marked.

  • The lighting level is 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-1-2.

  • The lift is 30m (33yd) from main entrance.

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

  • The lift was out of use at the time of research.

  • 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 35m (38yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the building on the ground floor.

  • 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 twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 185cm x 240cm (6ft 1in x 7ft 10in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 118cm (3ft 10in).

  • 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 not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) 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 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 44cm (1ft 5in).

  • 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 hand dryer is 114cm (3ft 9in) high.

  • 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 toilet roll holder is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.

  • There is a sink.

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

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

  • The sink is 84cm (2ft 9in) high.

  • 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 fair.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The unisex toilets are located in the adapted toilet.

  • Unisex toilets are 35m (38yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

  • This service cannot be requested.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.

  • Children are welcomed at the venue.