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image for Swimming Indoor item typeCopeland Swimming Pool

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Swimming Indoor

Contact

Copeland Swimming Pool

Address

Cleator Moor Road,
Whitehaven,
CA28 8RW

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Last admission 30 mins before end of the session.

Directions

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Map reference: NX 995168  Lat: 54.53647 Long: -3.55474

Approaching Whitehaven from the A595 follow the brown tourist signs for the swimming pool heading towards Barrow. Take the left exit for Hensingham and Cleator Moor still following the brown tourist signs. Turn right at mini roundabout at the top of the hill, pass the fire station on the left and Copeland Pool is half a mile from here on the right hand side.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Whitehaven station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system