Accessibility Symbols

You can use these to narrow your search by filtering your results using the following Access Symbols. You can find details of what each Accessibility Symbol means below, as well as some of the common terms we use to describe access to and around a venue.

Accessible Accommodation

Accessible accommodation with step-free access and an accessible en-suite shower or bathroom. Door opening widths minimum 75cm and manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm in the room.

Accessible Bathroom

Accessible toilet with step-free access and a manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm. Door opening widths a minimum of 75cm. A transfer space with a dropdown rail available and wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the toilet.

Accessible Changing Room

Accessible changing room with step free access, a manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm and an accessible shower facility. Door opening widths minimum 75cm and a dry seat for changing which includes at least one wall-mounted grab rail.

Accessible Fitting Room

Accessible fitting room with step-free access and a manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm. Door opening widths minimum 75cm and a seat for changing which includes at least one wall-mounted grab rail.

Accessible Hotel Room

Manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm, path minimum width of 75 cm between all facilities and business services, door opening a minimum width of 75 cm, an accessible bathroom, entrance with no slope/ minimal slope, automatic doors or manual doors.

Accessible Shower

Level access self-contained shower with manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm. Door opening widths minimum 75cm.

Ambulant Toilet

Toilet suitable for use by ambulant disabled people with step-free access (includes horizontal/dropdown rails on both sides of the toilet).

Assistive Listening

Assistive listening or hearing enhancement system available.

Audio Description

Audio description is readily available.

Audio Format Information

Audio description is readily available.

Bathroom with Grab Rails

Accessible toilet with step-free access and a manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm. Door opening widths a minimum of 75cm. A transfer space with a dropdown rail available and wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the toilet.

Bathroom with Lowered Mirror

Bathroom contains a lowered mirror, so it can be seen in a wheelchair.

Bathroom with Lowered Washbasin

Washbasin reachable from a wheelchair.

Bathroom with Toilet Chairs

Bathroom contains a toilet chair.

Blue Badge / Accessible Parking Bays

Blue Badge bays within the car park or on-street.

Braille

Information in Braille is readily available.

Changing Places Bathroom

Changing Place available with step-free access. This includes an adult-sized changing bench, a sink, a hoist (which accesses all areas) and a centrally located toilet for use with assistance (dropdown rails on both sides of the toilet). Door opening widths a minimum of 75cm.

Companion/Carer Discount

Discount available for companions/carers.

Dementia Friendly

Evidence of a Dementia Friendly initiative has been provided.

Designated Drop-Off Point

Designated drop-off point within 200m.

Facilities for Assistance Dogs

Facilities for assistance dogs (may need to be requested).

Height Under Bed

12cm height allowance under beds in accessible accommodation to allow for the use of a stand hoist.

Hoist

Ceiling or Stand hoist is available.

Home Visit

The venue offers an 'at home' service.

Hotel Room with Roll-in Shower

Hotel room shower has a flat and rimless shower.

Hotel Room with Shower Grab Rails

Hotel room accessible bedroom bathroom has with step-free access and a manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm. Door opening widths a minimum of 75cm. Wall-mounted grab rails in the shower .

Hotel Room with Shower Seat

Hotel room accessible bedroom bathroom has with step-free access and a manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm. Door opening widths a minimum of 75cm. Shower Seat.

Large Print

Information in Large Print (font size 16+) is readily available.

Level Access and Automatic Doors

The approach and circulation is level (this may include the use of lifts). Doors will be automatic and opening widths a minimum of 75cm.

Mobility Impaired Walker

The approach/entrance to the building has no more than three steps. Internal level changes can be overcome by moderate/easy ramps and/or lifts.

On-Site Parking

The venue has its own or shared car park.

Ramped/Sloped Access and/or Manual Doors

The approach / circulation includes a steep or long ramp/slope without resting areas. Doors may be manual and opening widths a minimum of 75cm.

Safe or Quiet Space Available

Safe or quiet space available. Access to these facilities will vary.

Seats Available

Seating is available (this may need to be requested).

Sign Language

A member of staff trained in sign language is generally available.

Step-Free Standard Toilet

Standard toilets available with step-free access.

Wheelchair Accessible Venue

Manoeuvring space of 150cm x 150cm, path minimum width of 75 cm between all facilities and business services, door opening a minimum width of 75 cm, an accessible bathroom, entrance with no slope/ minimal slope, automatic doors or manual doors.