19-23 Chequers Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3YJ

01727 861 018

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • Monday 11:00 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 11:00 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 11:00 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 11:00 - 22:00.

  • Friday 11:00 - 23:00.

  • Saturday 11:00 - 23:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 22:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in St Albans.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is St Albans.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • The photograph shows the road outside the venue.

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

  • There is not 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 heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

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

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp/slope is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 76cm (2ft 6in).

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

  • Menus are hand held only.

  • Menus are available in Braille.

  • Menus are available in large print.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is Portuguese.

  • The nearest table from the main entrance is 4 metres (13.1 feet) away.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the rear of the venue.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • The lift is 10m (32ft 10in) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 110cm (4ft 7in x 3ft 7in).

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

  • The accessible toilet is 12m (13yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the first floor.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 200cm (5ft 11in x 6ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • There is a sink.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

  • There are baby changing facilities in the adapted toilet.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on the first floor.

  • The female toilets are 14m (15yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located on the first floor.

  • The male toilets are 15m (16yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Plastic cups are available.

  • Plastic cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available on request.