Cockcroft Sports Centre

Moulsecoomb Campus, University of Brighton, Lewes Road, Brighton BN2 4GJ

01273 600900

enquiries@brighton.ac.uk

www.brighton.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 04/09/2018

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in the Moulsecoomb Campus.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Mouslecoomb.

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

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • The car park is at the back of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.

  • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 74m (81yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 78m (85yd) 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 slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.

  • The patron does have to cross a road.

  • The road is generally quiet.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The details here are for the designated bays at the rear of the building.

  • The main car park is at the side, between this building and the Watts building.

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  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 127cm (4ft 2in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

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

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

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

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp overcomes the step and has a handrail on the right hand side going up.

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  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the weights room.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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

  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

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  • The fitness suite is located directly to the left as you enter.

  • The fitness suite is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the fitness suite.

  • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.

  • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.

  • The fitness suite is split into the weights room on the ground floor, and the cardio vascular (CV) room on the 1st floor.

  • The CV room contains an arm crank machine with some high visability markings.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the standard changing rooms, locker room & CV room.

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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 13m (14yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located within the adapted changing room.

  • 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 inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 280cm x 320cm (9ft 2in x 10ft 6in).

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 89cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 right.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

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

  • The contrast between the external 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.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located within the standard changing rooms.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • There are accessible changing rooms available.

  • The accessible changing rooms are located next to the free weights room.

  • The accessible changing room is 13m (14yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible changing room is 8m (26ft 3in) from the weights room.

  • The accessible changing room is 11m (12yd) from the reception desk.

  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room are 280cm x 320cm (9ft 2in x 10ft 6in).

  • The facilities available in the accessible changing room are a wheel in shower and handrails.

  • Other facilities available are an adapted toilet.

  • There is level access to the changing room.

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  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The showers are located within the adapted changing room.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.

  • Other facilities available are 50.

  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

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  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing rooms are located on the 1st floor.

  • There is not level access to the standard changing rooms.

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  • There are not standard level access shower facilities available.

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

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

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.