de Havilland Aircraft Museum

Salisbury Hall, London Colney, Hertfordshire AL2 1BU

01727 826 400

museum@dehavillandmuseum.co.uk

www.dehavillandmuseum.co.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 30/09/2016

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Access Guide

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is St Albans.

  • The venue has seasonal opening times and Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

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

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • There is/are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The nearest designated bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) 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 uneven surfaces.

  • The car park surface is grass.

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

  • The doors are single width.

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

  • The door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are double width.

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

  • The door opening is 113cm (3ft 8in) 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 moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 135cm (4ft 5in).

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  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the reception area.

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

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located at the door as your leaving the aeroshop.

  • The ramp or slope is steep.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 72cm (2ft 4in).

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  • The door leading in to the building is single, heavy, opens away from you and is 87cm wide.

  • There is a moderate permanent ramp at the entrance.

  • Once you have entered, there is a steep ramp leading further in to the building.

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  • Thedoor to this office is single, opens towards you, is heavy and 78cm wide.

  • There is a moderate permanent ramp leading to the entrance, with hand rails on both sides.

  • The office has level access inside.

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  • There is level access into and throughout the hanger.

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  • The door leading into the shelter opens away from you, is heavy and single width.

  • There is a steep slope leading to the entrance.

  • The shelter has level access inside.

  • There are deep steps leading into the planes.

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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 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in a seperate buliding to the left as you face the main entrance.

  • 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 lever twist.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 134cm x 170cm (4ft 5in x 5ft 7in).

  • 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 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are not mirrors.

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

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • 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 113cm (3ft 8in) 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 good.

  • 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.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located in a seerate building, to the left as you face the main entrance.

  • The female and male toilets are 9m (9yd 2ft) 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 not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available 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.