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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information






    Run by qualified staff, children under five can be booked into our creche for up to two hours while you take part in a fitness class or other activity at the centre. Burn off calories in the gym, join a club in the sports hall or take part in an exercise class while your little ones have fun and make new friends.


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • 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


    Whitehaven Sports Centre


    Platt Walks,
    CA28 7RJ


    Plan route to Whitehaven Sports Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: NX 975177  Lat: 54.54415 Long: -3.58596

    Approaching Whitehaven from A595, follow signs for Whitehaven Town Centre. Turn right at A5094 onto New Road. Continue to follow A5094 onto George Street. Bear left at Scotch Street and turn left at traffic lights. Take first right past library. Car park is on left.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Whitehaven station

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • 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)

    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


    • YesEntrance is well lit
    • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


    • YesHearing loop system
    • 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

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