Greenwich Yacht Club - River Rooms

1 Peartree Way, Greenwich, London SE10 0BW

08447 365 846

www.greenwichyachtclub.co.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 04/01/2017

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Access Guide

  • The River Rooms is the classroom/meeting room facility at the yacht club.

  • The venue can be hired for private events and, along with the clubhouse, is licensed to hold civil weddings and other ceremonies.

  • At the time of the survey (July 2016) the function rooms are used on Sunday lunchtimes for the Galley Pop-up Restaurant.

  • The function rooms are at first floor level, which is the level of Peartree Way.

  • The changing rooms and accessible toilet are on the ground floor, at the level of the boatyard. .

  • The accessible route between the function rooms and the boatyard involves leaving via the gate on Peartree Way and travelling along Peartree Way to the pedestrian gate next to the vehicle entrance gate.

  • There are easy slopes on this route, which is over 150m from the function rooms to the accessible toilet.

  • Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Charlton / Westcombe Park.

  • The nearest underground station is North Greenwich.

  • The nearest DLR station is Cutty Sark.

  • The club has its own pontoon for visitors arriving by boat.

  • The venue is also close to the Emirates cable car.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located within the boatyard.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • 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 road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

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

  • There is limited parking on site, which is reserved for club members and guests attending booked functions.

  • Access is using the automatic gate at the end of Peartree Way, after contact via the intercom.

  • For other visitors, there is some on-street parking in Peartree Way (limited to 2 hours 9.00 - 18.30).

  • At the time of the survey (July 2016) the club also had an allocated area of temporary parking within the new development being constructed off Peartree Way.

  • They are expecting to have some permanent parking in this area when the development is complete.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Peartree Way.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • The gates are held open for funtions and when the restaurant is open.

  • The gates open onto a decking area with picnic bench seating leading to the entrance to the function rooms.

  • It is possible for guests to be dropped off at these gates but vehicles cannot be left in this area.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the decked area linked to Peartree Way.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in).

  • This entrance is at first floor level when approached from the boatyard.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is not a landing.

  • These stairs link the boatyard level with the function rooms on the first floor.

  • There are no stairs inside the building.

  • The stairs have treads made of metal grid with open risers.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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

  • The lighting levels are adjustable.

  • The function rooms consist of two linked spaces.

  • There is a bar facility at the lounge end of the room.

  • Dining furniture can be set out as required.

  • Function room tables vary from 62 - 75cm high.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the external stairs.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The width of the door opening is 99cm (3ft 3in).

  • This entrance leads to an accessible toilet and other toilet facilities which are mainly used by members and those working on boats.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • 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 4m (4yd 1ft) from the washroom services entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located ahead from the washroom services entrance.

  • There is level access to this 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 320cm x 185cm (10ft 6in x 6ft 1in).

  • 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 right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 240cm (7ft 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 not a mixer tap.

  • There is not an emergency alarm.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • 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 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 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.

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

  • 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 good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • This toilet is in an area mainly used by members.

  • It may be preferred by some disabled people because it is unisex and has more space to manoeuvre.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor, leading from the boatyard into the changing area.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 104cm (3ft 5in).

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the toilets and changing room entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located within the female standard changing room.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is not a unisex toilet.

  • There is a similar toilet with a right hand transfer within the male standard changing room.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

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

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 198cm (4ft 10in x 6ft 6in).

  • 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 73cm (2ft 5in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is not an emergency alarm.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is not a mirror.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • 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 height of the towel dispenser is 130cm (4ft 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 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.

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

  • 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 good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Although there is a space 120 x 120cm in front of the toilet, this is impeded by the door opening inwards.

  • There is a space 73 x 97cm to the left of the toilet clear of the door swing.

  • The male toilet (photograph 2) has the transfer space to the right.

  • The flush is also on the transfer side.

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  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the toilets and changing room entrance.

  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the left of the lobby after the toilets and changing rooms entrance.

  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

  • Shower facilities are available within the changing room(s).

  • There is level access to the shower facilities.

  • There is an additional shower within the accessible toilet in the washroom serivices area.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor, off the lobby leading to the function rooms.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the River Rooms entrance.

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

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located within the standard male and female changing rooms at boatyard level.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the toilets and changing rooms entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within one of the female toilets at function room level.

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

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

  • One of the female toilets at function room level has grab rails and a drop down rail.

  • It measures 160 x 170cm and does not have turning space for a wheelchair user.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

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

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

  • The assistance dog toilet area is located at the edge of the boatyard.

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