Sheffield Cathedral

Church Street, Sheffield S1 1HA

01142 753 434

enquiries@sheffield-cathedral.org.uk

www.sheffieldcathedral.org

Guide Last Updated: 26/05/2017

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Access Guide

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Sheffield.

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

  • The name of the nearest tram stop is Cathedral.

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:30.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Sunday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Campo Lane.

  • The car park is located off Campo Lane.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 260cm x 500cm (8ft 6in x 16ft 5in).

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located off St Jame's Street.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically (towards you).

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located leading to the Holy Chapel and Crypt.

  • There is / are 12 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

  • There are 2 sets of 6 steps leading to the Crypt and Holy Chapel.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the altar.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

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

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

  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the rear of the Cathedral leading to the Holy Chapel and Crypt.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is 56m (61yd 9in) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 98cm (3ft 3in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 148cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 10in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • The platform lift bypass the first set of steps.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the rear of the Cathedral leading to the Holy Chapel and Crypt.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 80cm x 126cm (2ft 7in x 4ft 2in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does not have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • The platform lift bypasses the second set of steps.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the rear of the cathedral.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 54m (59yd 2in) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 130cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 3in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.

  • The lift does have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • The lift goes to additional meeting rooms on the lower ground floor.

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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 46m (50yd 11in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located ahead as 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 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 215cm x 150cm (7ft 1in x 4ft 11in).

  • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • 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 an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • 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 left.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are not mirrors.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 103cm (3ft 5in) 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot 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 good.

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

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

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located ahead as you enter.

  • The female and male toilets are 46m (50yd 11in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are available in Braille.

  • Documents are available in large print.

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

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

  • This service cannot be requested.

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