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Auckland Bridge Club

Contact Information

Auckland Bridge Club
273 Remuera Road Remuera , Auckland
-36.880629,174.794462
Phone: 09 524 5562
Fax: Not available
www.akbc.co.nz

Accessibility Report

Summary

Bronze

The Auckland Bridge Club is one of the largest and oldest clubs in New Zealand. It offers accessible parking, bathrooms and access to both levels. It hosts day time and evening Bridge and Chess sessions throughout the week. The venue is available for private hire.

View the full accessibility report for Auckland Bridge Club.

Ratings by Access Group

The Be. Welcome Assessment rates the accessibility of the organisation in each of the following 5 access groups, as well as providing an overall rating:

Overall Rating
Bronze 67%
Vision
Bronze 68%
Hearing
Bronze 63%
Mobility
Silver 71%
Parents
Silver 72%
Learning & Intellectual
Bronze 69%

Vision

Bronze

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a vision impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • https://www.akbc.co.nz
      • The Auckland Bridge Club website is easy to navigate and find information. It has a location map and a link to the bus timetable.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochure provides clear information about the session times and contact details. There is an electronic bill board out the front of Auckland Bridge Club advertising upcoming events.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stop is located on 273 Remuera Road
      • The bus stop number is 7413
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club has 4 accessible car parks. It appears the school near by uses the parking at pick up time. There is no official drop off/pick up zone. There is space to create one.
      • There is accessible car parking.
      • There is no shelter over the accessible car parking.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • Fixed ramps to the main entrance:

      • There is an accessible ramp to the lift which offers access to the second floor.
      • There is 1 fixed ramp along the accessible route
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The main and side entrance offer accessible routes to the site.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • There are no tactile indicators installed to help navigate to the main entrance.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is located on the accessible route and has a door bell.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance sign is clear and legible.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Some access visitors may require support to operate doors to enter the club. The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • A lot of the visitors to the club are elderly so may require some assistance from the staff at times. The lift requires a key to enable it's use and staff are on hand to support this.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • There is a loud speaker available to provide information.
    • Menus:

      • There is a simple clear menu available at the counter and next to the drinks counter. A large print menu is available upon request.
      • A large print menu is available upon request.
    • Pricing Information:

      • Price tags have large print.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club is on two levels and has a lift to access level two. Level one is level and allows for unimpeded travel.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • Any permanently fixed objects are detectable by a person using a cane.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has simple, clear signs with images throughout the club.
    • Sensory options:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has a speaker system.
    • Surfaces:

      • Auckland Bridge Club appear to have stable and firm surfaces.
      • The floor surface covering has a strong pattern and could be disorienting.
      • Tactile indicators are not installed on the accessible route
    • Lifts:

      • The lift requires the staff to activate the lift. The staff indicated the lift can be slow and costly to maintain.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
      • There are raised tactile numbers on each landing.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • The North side stairs do not have slip resistant nosing. Both stairwells have handrails.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Auckland Bridge Club have mobile EFTPOS terminals for payment options.
      • There is a counter located on the accessible route.
      • The counter is accessible and has a clear space of 1200mm x 1200mm in front.
      • There is at least one seat (with an armrest on at least one side and a usable seat height) available to use while waiting.
      • There is a private room or quieter area available to use for communication or personal requirements.
      • EFTPOS terminals are reachable and usable.
      • There is a telephone available for the access customer to use.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an accessible toilet then several toilets with raised seats and hand rails for support.
      • Ladies upstairs and downstairs
      • All gender toilets are not contained in a self-contained compartment offering full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are not on every floor.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of the club are accessible for the visitor.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is level access and floor space for wheelchair users to be seated with the general audience.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • The presentation area or stage is accessible.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • There are plenty of seating available inside and outside the club.
      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The staff have had first aid training and there is a list of members who have been trained on the AED.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Hearing

Bronze

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors who are Deaf or have a hearing impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • https://www.akbc.co.nz
      • The Auckland Bridge Club website is easy to navigate and find information. It has a location map and a link to the bus timetable.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochure provides clear information about the session times and contact details. There is an electronic bill board out the front of Auckland Bridge Club advertising upcoming events.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stop is located on 273 Remuera Road
      • The bus stop number is 7413
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club has 4 accessible car parks. It appears the school near by uses the parking at pick up time. There is no official drop off/pick up zone. There is space to create one.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • Fixed ramps to the main entrance:

      • There is an accessible ramp to the lift which offers access to the second floor.
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The main and side entrance offer accessible routes to the site.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is located on the accessible route and has a door bell.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance sign is clear and legible.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Some access visitors may require support to operate doors to enter the club. The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • A lot of the visitors to the club are elderly so may require some assistance from the staff at times. The lift requires a key to enable it's use and staff are on hand to support this.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • Information can be sent out via email.
      • There is a loud speaker available to provide information.
    • Menus:

      • There is a simple clear menu available at the counter and next to the drinks counter. A large print menu is available upon request.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club is on two levels and has a lift to access level two. Level one is level and allows for unimpeded travel.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has simple, clear signs with images throughout the club.
    • Sensory options:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has a speaker system.
      • A listening system exists.
    • Surfaces:

      • Auckland Bridge Club appear to have stable and firm surfaces.
    • Lifts:

      • The lift requires the staff to activate the lift. The staff indicated the lift can be slow and costly to maintain.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • The North side stairs do not have slip resistant nosing. Both stairwells have handrails.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Auckland Bridge Club have mobile EFTPOS terminals for payment options.
      • There is a counter located on the accessible route.
      • The counter is accessible and has a clear space of 1200mm x 1200mm in front.
      • There is at least one seat (with an armrest on at least one side and a usable seat height) available to use while waiting.
      • There is a private room or quieter area available to use for communication or personal requirements.
      • EFTPOS terminals are reachable and usable.
      • There is a telephone available for the access customer to use.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an accessible toilet then several toilets with raised seats and hand rails for support.
      • Ladies upstairs and downstairs
      • All gender toilets are not contained in a self-contained compartment offering full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are not on every floor.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of the club are accessible for the visitor.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • There are assistive listening systems provided.
      • The presentation area or stage is accessible.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • There are plenty of seating available inside and outside the club.
      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The staff have had first aid training and there is a list of members who have been trained on the AED.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Mobility

Silver

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a mobility impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • https://www.akbc.co.nz
      • The Auckland Bridge Club website is easy to navigate and find information. It has a location map and a link to the bus timetable.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochure provides clear information about the session times and contact details. There is an electronic bill board out the front of Auckland Bridge Club advertising upcoming events.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stop is located on 273 Remuera Road
      • The bus stop number is 7413
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club has 4 accessible car parks. It appears the school near by uses the parking at pick up time. There is no official drop off/pick up zone. There is space to create one.
      • There is accessible car parking.
      • There is no shelter over the accessible car parking.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • Fixed ramps to the main entrance:

      • There is an accessible ramp to the lift which offers access to the second floor.
      • There is 1 fixed ramp along the accessible route
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The main and side entrance offer accessible routes to the site.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is located on the accessible route and has a door bell.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance sign is clear and legible.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Some access visitors may require support to operate doors to enter the club. The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • Single swing doors have a minimum width of 760mm.
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
      • There is a 300mm side panel on hinged doors.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • A lot of the visitors to the club are elderly so may require some assistance from the staff at times. The lift requires a key to enable it's use and staff are on hand to support this.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • There are wheelchairs available.
      • self propelling
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

    • Menus:

      • There is a simple clear menu available at the counter and next to the drinks counter. A large print menu is available upon request.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club is on two levels and has a lift to access level two. Level one is level and allows for unimpeded travel.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has simple, clear signs with images throughout the club.
    • Sensory options:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has a speaker system.
    • Surfaces:

      • Auckland Bridge Club appear to have stable and firm surfaces.
      • Easy movement around the site due to short cut carpet pile.
    • Lifts:

      • The lift requires the staff to activate the lift. The staff indicated the lift can be slow and costly to maintain.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • The North side stairs do not have slip resistant nosing. Both stairwells have handrails.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Auckland Bridge Club have mobile EFTPOS terminals for payment options.
      • There is a counter located on the accessible route.
      • The counter is accessible and has a clear space of 1200mm x 1200mm in front.
      • There is no access space at the service or reception counter.
      • There is at least one seat (with an armrest on at least one side and a usable seat height) available to use while waiting.
      • There is a private room or quieter area available to use for communication or personal requirements.
      • EFTPOS terminals are reachable and usable.
      • There is a telephone available for the access customer to use.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an accessible toilet then several toilets with raised seats and hand rails for support.
      • Ladies upstairs and downstairs
      • All gender toilets are not contained in a self-contained compartment offering full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are not on every floor.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
      • The washbasin is not reachable from the toilet seat.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of the club are accessible for the visitor.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is level access and floor space for wheelchair users to be seated with the general audience.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • The presentation area or stage is accessible.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • There are plenty of seating available inside and outside the club.
      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The staff have had first aid training and there is a list of members who have been trained on the AED.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Parents

Silver

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with young children.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • https://www.akbc.co.nz
      • The Auckland Bridge Club website is easy to navigate and find information. It has a location map and a link to the bus timetable.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochure provides clear information about the session times and contact details. There is an electronic bill board out the front of Auckland Bridge Club advertising upcoming events.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stop is located on 273 Remuera Road
      • The bus stop number is 7413
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club has 4 accessible car parks. It appears the school near by uses the parking at pick up time. There is no official drop off/pick up zone. There is space to create one.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • Fixed ramps to the main entrance:

      • There is an accessible ramp to the lift which offers access to the second floor.
      • There is 1 fixed ramp along the accessible route
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The main and side entrance offer accessible routes to the site.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is located on the accessible route and has a door bell.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance sign is clear and legible.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Some access visitors may require support to operate doors to enter the club. The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • Single swing doors have a minimum width of 760mm.
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
      • There is a 300mm side panel on hinged doors.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • A lot of the visitors to the club are elderly so may require some assistance from the staff at times. The lift requires a key to enable it's use and staff are on hand to support this.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • There are wheelchairs available.
      • self propelling
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

    • Menus:

      • There is a simple clear menu available at the counter and next to the drinks counter. A large print menu is available upon request.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club is on two levels and has a lift to access level two. Level one is level and allows for unimpeded travel.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has simple, clear signs with images throughout the club.
    • Sensory options:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has a speaker system.
    • Surfaces:

      • Auckland Bridge Club appear to have stable and firm surfaces.
      • Easy movement around the site due to short cut carpet pile.
    • Lifts:

      • The lift requires the staff to activate the lift. The staff indicated the lift can be slow and costly to maintain.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • The North side stairs do not have slip resistant nosing. Both stairwells have handrails.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Auckland Bridge Club have mobile EFTPOS terminals for payment options.
      • There is a counter located on the accessible route.
      • The counter is accessible and has a clear space of 1200mm x 1200mm in front.
      • There is no access space at the service or reception counter.
      • There is at least one seat (with an armrest on at least one side and a usable seat height) available to use while waiting.
      • There is a private room or quieter area available to use for communication or personal requirements.
      • EFTPOS terminals are reachable and usable.
      • There is a telephone available for the access customer to use.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an accessible toilet then several toilets with raised seats and hand rails for support.
      • Ladies upstairs and downstairs
      • All gender toilets are not contained in a self-contained compartment offering full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are not on every floor.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of the club are accessible for the visitor.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is level access and floor space for wheelchair users to be seated with the general audience.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • The presentation area or stage is accessible.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • There are plenty of seating available inside and outside the club.
      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The staff have had first aid training and there is a list of members who have been trained on the AED.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Learning & Intellectual

Bronze

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a learning or intellectual impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • https://www.akbc.co.nz
      • The Auckland Bridge Club website is easy to navigate and find information. It has a location map and a link to the bus timetable.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochure provides clear information about the session times and contact details. There is an electronic bill board out the front of Auckland Bridge Club advertising upcoming events.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stop is located on 273 Remuera Road
      • The bus stop number is 7413
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club has 4 accessible car parks. It appears the school near by uses the parking at pick up time. There is no official drop off/pick up zone. There is space to create one.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • Fixed ramps to the main entrance:

      • There is an accessible ramp to the lift which offers access to the second floor.
      • There is 1 fixed ramp along the accessible route
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The main and side entrance offer accessible routes to the site.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is located on the accessible route and has a door bell.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance sign is clear and legible.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Some access visitors may require support to operate doors to enter the club. The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • A lot of the visitors to the club are elderly so may require some assistance from the staff at times. The lift requires a key to enable it's use and staff are on hand to support this.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

    • Menus:

      • There is a simple clear menu available at the counter and next to the drinks counter. A large print menu is available upon request.
      • A large print menu is available upon request.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Auckland Bridge Club is on two levels and has a lift to access level two. Level one is level and allows for unimpeded travel.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has simple, clear signs with images throughout the club.
    • Sensory options:

      • Auckland Bridge Club has a speaker system.
    • Surfaces:

      • Auckland Bridge Club appear to have stable and firm surfaces.
      • The floor surface covering has a strong pattern and could be disorienting.
    • Lifts:

      • The lift requires the staff to activate the lift. The staff indicated the lift can be slow and costly to maintain.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • The North side stairs do not have slip resistant nosing. Both stairwells have handrails.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Auckland Bridge Club have mobile EFTPOS terminals for payment options.
      • There is a counter located on the accessible route.
      • The counter is accessible and has a clear space of 1200mm x 1200mm in front.
      • There is at least one seat (with an armrest on at least one side and a usable seat height) available to use while waiting.
      • There is a private room or quieter area available to use for communication or personal requirements.
      • EFTPOS terminals are reachable and usable.
      • There is a telephone available for the access customer to use.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an accessible toilet then several toilets with raised seats and hand rails for support.
      • Ladies upstairs and downstairs
      • All gender toilets are not contained in a self-contained compartment offering full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are not on every floor.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of the club are accessible for the visitor.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is level access and floor space for wheelchair users to be seated with the general audience.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • The presentation area or stage is accessible.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • There are plenty of seating available inside and outside the club.
      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The staff have had first aid training and there is a list of members who have been trained on the AED.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

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