Victorian Markets

Market Hall, Inverness IV1 1PJ

01463 710 524

bidmanager@inverness.uk.com

www.highland.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 15/02/2017

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in Inverness.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Inverness.

  • Monday 06:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 06:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 06:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 06:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 06:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 06:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 06:00 - 18:00.

  • 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.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building on Academy Street.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 133cm (4ft 4in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building off Church Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is steep.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 177cm (5ft 10in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 132cm (4ft 4in) wide.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main doors open by sliding.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 157cm (5ft 2in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 31m (33yd 2ft) from the west entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located in the centre of the market.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 79cm (2ft 7in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 166cm x 260cm (5ft 5in x 8ft 6in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 146cm (4ft 9in).

  • There is no dropdown rail.

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

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency pull cord 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/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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 114cm (3ft 9in).

  • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

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

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilets are not available.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.

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