Harrow Sports Hall

Harrow Campus, Watford Road, Northwick Park, Middlesex HA1 3TP

020 7911 5965

unisportharrow@westminster.ac.uk

www.westminster.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 07/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • The Harrow Sports Hall provides match and training facilities predominantly used by the University student sports teams for a range of different sports including; Five-a-side Football, Basketball, Netball and Cricket.

  • Adjacent to the sports hall is a small gym, equipped a mix of Cardio and resistance equipment.

  • Monday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Saturday 10:30 - 17:30.

  • Sunday 10:30 - 17:00.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.

  • This venue is situated in Harrow.

  • The nearest mainline station is Kenton.

  • The nearest underground station is Northwick Park.

  • 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 located to the side 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 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 260cm x 380cm (8ft 6in x 12ft 6in).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) 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 between the car park and the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • 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 94cm (3ft 1in).

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

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The ramp/slope is located at the side of the building.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp/slope is 60cm (1ft 12in).

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is/are 9 step(s) to the area/service.

  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The ramp is used to bypass the steps.

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  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

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

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the fitness suite.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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  • The fitness suite is located off the main corridor.

  • The fitness suite is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is not level access to the fitness suite.

  • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.

  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.

  • There is level access to all of the equipment.

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  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.

  • The step(s) is/are located at the entrance to the gym.

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

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.

  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located off the main corridor.

  • 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 key can be obtained from the reception counter.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 230cm x 280cm (7ft 7in x 9ft 2in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 170cm (5ft 7in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is not 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • 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 height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The adapted toilet also contains an adapted shower.

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  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the adapted toilet.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.

  • The height of the seat is 39cm (1ft 3in).

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

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  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.

  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located off the main corridor.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the reception desk.

  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the male and female changing rooms.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) 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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  • Shower facilities are available.

  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the male and female changing rooms.

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

  • Access into the showers is via 1 deep step.

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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 generally on duty.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.