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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Gala, from 18 Mar 2017

Chasewater Railway

Chasewater Railway

Address

Chasewater Country Park,
Pool Road,
Brownhills,
Staffordshire,
WS8 7NL

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Sep Steam Galas
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Oct Steam Galas
Sun 29 Oct Halloween

Details

Why not come along and joins us to kick off the season in style, as usual there will be plenty to see and do with an intensive freight and passenger service and brake van rides. Our heritage centre and museum, oo scale model railway, gift & model shop and The Sidings tea room will be open at Brownhills West. Then at Chasewater Heaths you will find the G scale model railway,

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic site

All stations and trains are accessible to disabled visitors. Gift shops/refreshments at Brownhills West and Chasewater Heaths stations.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Sep 2017
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Oct 2017

Location

Directions

See location of Chasewater Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 036087  Lat: 52.67621 Long: -1.94678

Follow the brown tourism signs on the A5 just south of its junction with the A452, Chester Road.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 km from Walsall station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site

All stations and trains are accessible to disabled visitors. Gift shops/refreshments at Brownhills West and Chasewater Heaths stations.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • 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
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
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