St Luke's Sports Centre

Heavitree Road, Exeter, Devon EX1 2LU

01392 724 940

exetersport@exeter.ac.uk

www.exeter.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 23/04/2018

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include a swimming pool, fitness suite, lower hall and upper hall.

  • Monday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 22:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 18:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in St Luke's Campus.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Exeter Central.

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

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is behind Baring Court.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 420cm x 480cm (13ft 9in x 15ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 38m (42yd) 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 not have tactile paving.

  • 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.

  • There are limited standard parking bays for staff and visitors with permits.

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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 doors open both ways.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 194cm (6ft 4in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and beyond 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.

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  • The reception desk is 10m (32ft 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 not level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the reception area.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in the corridor leading to the changing rooms.

  • 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 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in the corridor leading to the changing rooms.

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

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are shallow.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the hall.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

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  • There is not level access from the changing area to the swimming pool.

  • There is not a ramped entrance into the water.

  • There is a wet side chair available.

  • There is not a hoist for wheelchair users to access the water.

  • There are not steps into the swimming pool.

  • There is a ladder type entrance into the water.

  • There is a handrail on both sides of the ladder.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading to the pool side.

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

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are shallow.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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  • The fitness suite is located in the corridor next to reception.

  • The fitness suite is 22m (24yd) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the fitness suite.

  • There are doors into the fitness suite.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.

  • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.

  • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes free weights.

  • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.

  • There is level access to all of the equipment.

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are available.

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

  • The female and male toilets are 22m (24yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

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  • There are standard changing rooms available.

  • The standard changing rooms are located off the main corridor.

  • The standard changing room is 22m (24yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • The standard changing room is 2m (6ft 7in) from the swimming pool.

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

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

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  • Staff do 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.

  • There is a Braille reader available on request.