The Anvil Access Facilities

Access

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LEVEL CHANGE (WALKWAY FROM CAR PARK)

  • There is a slope to access this area/service
  • The slope is located on the path leading to the entrance
  • The slope is moderate
  • The slope is permanent
  • There are steps to access this area/service
  • The steps are located on the shortest path leading to the entrance
  • There are 8 steps to the area
  • The steps are medium
  • The steps do have handrails
  • The handrails are on the right going up
  • The slope bypasses the steps
  • This level change can be bypassed using the external lift

OUTSIDE ACCESS (MAIN ENTRANCE)

  • There is level access into the venue
  • Level access is via lift
  • The main doors open automatically
  • The doors are double width
  • The door opening is 252cm (8ft 3in) wide

BOX OFFICE

  • The reception desk is 9m (29ft 6in) from the main entrance
  • There is level access to box office from the entrance
  • The reception desk is medium height
  • The desk has a lowered section
  • Lighting levels are bright
  • There is a hearing assistance system (fixed loop)

INSIDE ACCESS

  • There is level access to the service
  • This venue does not play background music
  • Lighting levels are varied

AUDITORIUM

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users
  • Designated seating is located in Row G
  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron
  • A companion may sit with you
  • Companions sit next to or in front of the patron
  • It is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the designated seating area to the nearest accessible toilet
  • There is a hearing assistance system (infrared)
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow

LEVEL CHANGE (BAR)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this service
  • The ramp/slope is located leading down to the main bar area from the lobby
  • The ramp/slope is moderate
  • The ramp/slope is permanent
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 122cm (4ft 0in)
  • There are steps to access this area / service
  • The steps are located leading down to the main bar area from the lobby
  • There are 3 steps to the area
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright
  • The steps are clearly marked
  • The steps are medium
  • The steps do have handrails
  • The handrails are on both sides

BAR

  • Once inside, there is level access to the bar
  • Snacks or drinks are ordered from the bar
  • There is a lowered section at the bar
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre
  • All chairs have armrests
  • The nearest table is 25m (27yd) from the main entrance
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest dining table is 73cm (2ft 4in)
  • The distance between the floor and the highest dining table is 73cm (2ft 4in)
  • The type of food served here are cold snacks such as crisps and cookies
  • There is an additional bar on the first floor

OTHER FLOORS - STEPS

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G 1
  • There are 15+ steps between floors
  • The steps are clearly marked
  • The steps are medium
  • The steps do have handrails
  • The steps have a handrail on both sides
  • There is a landing
  • The lighting level is bright

LIFT

  • There is a lift for public use
  • The lift is located in the entrance hall, opposite the box office
  • The lift is a standard lift
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1
  • The lift is 4m (13ft 1in) from main entrance
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in)
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 140cm (4ft 11in x 4ft 7in)
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright

ACCESSIBLE TOILETS

GROUND FLOOR

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use
  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people
  • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door
  • The accessible toilet is 27m (30yd) from the main entrance
  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the lobby, next to the auditorium
  • There is level access to the accessible toilet

FIRST FLOOR

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use
  • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door
  • The accessible toilet is 35m (38yd) from the lift
  • The accessible toilet is located on the first floor
  • There is level access to the accessible toilet
  • This is by lift

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