Gym

Basingstoke College of Technology, Worting Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 8TN

01256 306 484

information@bcot.ac.uk

www.bcot.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 30/03/2016

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in the South Site.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Basingstoke.

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

  • Monday 07:00 - 18:45.

  • Tuesday 07:00 - 20:30.

  • Wednesday 07:00 - 20:30.

  • Thursday 07:00 - 20:30.

  • Friday 07:00 - 18:45.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The gym is not availiable for use when it is being used for the sport curriculum.

  • The Gym closes early out of Term Time.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located to the right of the gym.

  • 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 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 570cm x 400cm (18ft 8in x 13ft 1in).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) 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.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located on 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 ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

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

  • The step(s) is / are located on the right as you face the entrance.

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

  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played within the gym.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The fitness suite is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the fitness suite.

  • There are doors into the fitness suite.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.

  • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes removable benches.

  • 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.

  • The nearest adapted toilets are located in the main building on South Site.

  • The nearest standard male and female toilets are located in the main building on South Site.

  • 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.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.