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image for Outdoor Event item typeThe Norwich Abseil 2019 at The Forum

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Outdoor Event, Fri 6 Sep 2019, free entry

Norwich Abseil

Norwich Abseil

Details

The Norwich Abseil is back for its third year! Challenge yourself and abseil down one of Norwich's most iconic buildings - The Forum and raise money for the nook appeal!

Book now to avoid disappointment! Last year’s event was a sell out and raised over £15,000 for EACH. You can select your half hour time slot between 9am and 5.30pm and need to arrive at least 15 minutes before your allocated time slot.

Participants are required to bring the following on the day:
-Sponsorship form & moneys raised. A cheque made payable to EACH is preferable, but cash is also accepted on the day (If you have raised money through a web-giving site, a copy of the page will be required to confirm sponsorship amount)
-Suitable footwear i.e. walking boots, trainers or flat soled shoes to provide grip and stability, and suitable clothing i.e. not baggy, loose materials, and dressed suitably for the weather conditions.

Don’t forget to bring your family & friends to support you!
Minimum age 12 years old.

Full training will be provided prior to your descent by Dynamic Adventure. They will also provide you with all the necessary safety equipment e.g. helmet, harness.

Tickets:
Entry is ONLY £5 but all participants are asked to raise a minimum of £100 sponsorship all in aid of EACH’s nook appeal.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 6 Sep 2019 09:00 to 17:30
You can pick a half hour time slot to complete your abseil in.

Prices

Free entry

Entry is ONLY £5 but all participants are asked to raise a minimum of £100 sponsorship all in aid of EACH’s nook appeal.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 6 Sep The Norwich Abseil 2019
Sun 8 Sep The Stunning Autumn Wedding Fair
Fri 13 - Sun 22 Sep Heritage Open Days 2019

Address

Millennium Plain,
Bethel Street,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR2 1TF

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:
    • YesHas steps and no 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
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • 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)

General

  • 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

Entrance

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

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:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children