Curators House Tea Room

Sheffield Botanic Gardens, Clarkhouse Road, Sheffield S10 2LN

01142 631 275

enquiries@curatorshouse.co.uk

www.curatorshouse.co.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 16/03/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 08:45 - 17:30.

  • Tuesday 08:45 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday 08:45 - 17:30.

  • Thursday 08:45 - 17:30.

  • Friday 08:45 - 17:30.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:30.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:30.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Sheffield.

  • The name of the nearest tram stop is University of Sheffield.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There is parking available at the bottom of Sheffield Botanic Gardens.

  • This information is for the entrance located off Clarkehouse Road.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 74cm (2ft 5in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located next to the Gatehouse.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

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  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

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

  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located next to the Curators Tea Room.

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 3in) from the Botanic Gardens Side Entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Menus are hand held and wall.

  • 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.

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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 3m (3yd 10in) from the toilet entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the left after you enter.

  • 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 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 190cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 3in).

  • 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • 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 an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • 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.

  • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 120cm (3ft 11in) high.

  • There is a sink.

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located ahead as you enter from the Clarkhouse Road toilet entrance.

  • The female and male toilets are 2m (2yd 7in) from the Clarkhouse Road toilet entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.

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