Caffetucci

Caffetucci

23rd May 2017

Access

There is disabled parking located at the Gloucester Docks car park or the Gloucester Quays outlet shopping centre.

There is a large accessible double door leading into the venue.

The staff were very helpful, friendly and well mannered.

Toilets

There is a disabled toilet located at the back of the building to the left hand side.

The toilets are accessible for wheelchair users, there is just enough room for a wheelchair to turn around in safely and there is also enough room for a family member or PA to assist a wheelchair user.

There are handrails for both transfer sides.

The sink, hand dryer and toilet paper dispenser are all accessible for wheelchair users.

The toilet doesn’t require a RADAR key.

The lighting in the toilet is nice and bright, the toilets are nice and clean and safe to use.

 

There are lots of accessible tables both, inside and outside the cafe.

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Prezzo

Prezzo

5th May 2017

There is disabled parking located at the Ladybellegate Street car park, Blackfriars car park or the Longsmith Street car park. Theses are a short walk from the restaurant.

There is a flat entrance leading into the venue with a large accessible double door.

 All the staff members were very helpful and friendly.

Toilets

There is a disabled toilet located to the left at the back of the building.

The toilet is wheelchair accessible, there is enough room for a wheelchair to turn around in safely and enough room for a family member or PA to assist a wheelchair user.

There are handrails for both transfer sides.

The sink, hand dryer and toilet paper dispenser are all accessible for wheelchair users.

The lighting is nice and bright, the toiles are nice and clean and safe to use.

Restaurant

The restaurant is wheelchair accessible. The seating plan is open with lots of tables but no booths.

They don’t offer a larger print menu or braille menu for the visually impaired or a hearing loop for the deaf.

There is music playing in the background which we did find quite loud.

The lighting in the restaurant is nice and bright.

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Gloucester Docks & Gloucester City Parking

Gloucester Docks & Gloucester City Parking

Gloucester Docks Southgate Moorings Car Park

Address – Southgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2DB.

There are 6 disabled parking spaces located at this car park.

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Ladybellegate Car Park

Address – Gloucester City Council, Ladybellegate Street, Gloucester GL1 2HN.

There are 7 disabled parking spaces located in this car park.

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Blackfriars Car Park

Address – Blackfriars, Ladybellegate Street, Gloucester GL1 2HJ.

There is 1 disabled parking space located at this car park.

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Longsmith Street Car Park

Address – Longsmith Street, Gloucester GL1 2HH.

This is a multi-story car park and there are 17 disabled parking spaces.

 

Herbert Warehouse Disabled Parking

Address – Herbert Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester GL1 2EQ.

There are 3 disabled parking spaces located outside the front of Herbert Warehouse.

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Westgate Street Car Park

Address – Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2RL.

There are 4 disabled parking spaces located at this car park.

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Patisserie Valerie

Patisserie Valerie

3rd May 2017

Today I visited Patisserie Valerie.

Due to the Patisserie Valerie coffee shop being located in Gloucester City Centre, the closest disabled parking is located in the Eastgate shopping centre car park.

There is a flat entrance leading into the venue, with a large accessible double door.

Toilets

There is a disabled toilet located at the back building.

The toilet is wheelchair accessible.

It is large enough for a wheelchair to turn around in safely and there is enough room for a family member or PA to assist a wheelchair user.

There are handrails for both transfer sides, however the handrail on the wall is loose. I did inform management and they said that they would be fixing the problem.

Coffee Shop

The coffee shop has lots of tables, quiet corners and long seated booths.

I did struggle with fitting my wheelchair underneath the tables and consequently I had to remove my foot plates. 

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Tank

Tank

26th April 2017

There is disabled parking located in the Gloucester Quays outlet shopping centre or at the Gloucester Docks car park, which has x 6 disabled parking spaces.

There is a ramp leading from road at The Quays down to the restaurant.

There is quite rough ground leading up to the entrance, this is quite uncomfortable if you are in an electric or manual wheelchair.

There is a flat entrance leading up to the large accessible double door.

Once inside we found out where our reserved table was, after we waited for ten minutes we found out we had to get our own menus from the bar. Due to there not being a dropped section of the bar, this is really difficult for wheelchair users.

I also found this difficult when paying for my food and choosing my choice of drink as I couldn’t see the top of the bar.

I struggled with communication with Tank when trying to organise my visit, I e-mailed a couple of times with no response.

Toilets

There are disabled toilets located at the back of the building.

They are accessible for wheelchair users, there is enough room for a wheelchair to turn around in safely and there is enough room for a family member or PA to assist a wheelchair user.

There are handrails for both transfer sides.

 The sink, paper towel dispenser and toilet paper dispenser are all accessible for wheelchair users.

 The lighting is nice and bright, the toilets are clean and safe to use.

Restaurant

The entrance to restaurant has a very narrow walkway which is not great for a large wheelchair.

There are a number of large tall tables, these are not accessible for wheelchair users.

There are five small tables which are accessible for wheelchair users.

They don’t offer a larger print menu for visually impaired and they don’t offer a hearing loop for the deaf.

The menus that they have are very large, however, the writing is very small.

There are no drinks menus so you have to go to the bar to check out what they have on offer, however there in no lowered section of the bar so this is no good for somebody in a wheelchair.

 There is quiet music playing in the background.

The lighting is nice and bright in the restaurant.

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Sailing for Disabled at Over Basin

Sailing for Disabled at Over Basin

26th April 2017

http://www.sailing4disabled.org.uk/

Had fun driving the boat for Sailing for Disabled last week 👍🏼

Posted by Christian Drewitt on Wednesday, 3 May 2017

This is a fantastic attraction for all wheelchair users. Pete’s passion and care for the disabled really shows in his work and I enjoyed his company from start to finish. It is great to come across people who have a real passion for helping people with disabilities and I highly recommend this little trip. The half-mile boat trip runs Tuesdays only from 11am until 2pm

Pete owns an accessible, fully electric boat that can carry up to three wheelchairs and two crew members.

There is a ramp on the front of the boat which winds down onto the slipway for wheelchair access. Wheelchairs  need to be pulled on backwards for easier access when leaving the boat. Pete or a member of the crew are happy to help with this. The boat will take you along the canal with lots of things to see.

This service is free to use however, if you wish to make a donation then you can.

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National Waterways Museum

National Waterways Museum

19th April 2017

There is disabled parking located in the Gloucester Quays Outlet Shopping Centre.

There is a flat entrance leading into the venue with a large accessible double door.

The staff were all friendly and well-mannered, Sam helped to answer any of our questions.

Toilets

There are disabled toilets located on the ground floor, these are accessible for wheelchair users.

There is enough room for a wheelchair to turn around safely.

There is enough room for a family member or PA to assist a wheelchair user.

There are handrails for both transfer sides.

The sink, hand dryer and toilet paper dispenser are all accessible for wheelchair users.

The toilet itself is lower than usual .

The lighting is nice and bright, the toilets are nice, clean and safe to use.

The lower ground floor of the museum is completely accessible for wheelchair users. There are lots of things to view and look at on the lower ground floor.

Lift

There is a lift located on the ground floor which will take you to first floor attractions.

The lift is wheelchair accessible. The lift is not large enough for a wheelchair to turn around in safely. There is enough room for a family member or PA to assist a wheelchair user.

The lift door closes quickly!

The lift has easy to reach buttons and the lighting is nice and bright.

On the first floor there are more attractions to see and do. There is plenty of space for a wheelchair user to get around easily.

Café

There is a small café located on the ground floor. They serve drinks and cakes from 10am until 4.30pm.

There are a few accessible tables and a few more tables located outside.

There is also a small accessible gift shop, selling memorabilia.

 

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