Deaf Cultural Centre

Location Details


Ladywood Road
B16 8SZ

Access in Summary

Car Park and Drop Off

The Car Park is accessed directly from Ladywood Road. After passing through the security gate the accessible spaces are visible to the left hand side. There are two designated accessible spaces. There is a drop off point directly outside the main entrance.


Local buses do not pass through Ladywood Road. Local bus routes operate along Monument Road and Hagley Road which are both a short walk away.

Access at Entrance

There are steps leading up to the entrance. They have tactile paving at the top and bottom.

There is an accessible ramp leading to the entrance. The entrance door is operated by a PIR movement detector and is accessible for all users.


The Reception Desk has a lowered section and an induction loop facility available. A minicom machine is also available. There is seating, information leaflets and internet access within the Reception Lobby.


There are 3 function/conferencing rooms available, The Simister Hall, Ashton and The Bar. The Simister Function Room can be made smaller by using room dividers. The Bar is open on Wednesday and, on function days, Saturday evenings and serves drinks and bar snacks.

The accessible toilet has an internal baby change facility.

The Bar is open on Wednesday and Saturday evenings and serves drinks and bar snacks.

The Cafe serves hot and cold food and drinks. Users of the Cafe also have access to the outdoor seating area. There is a chip and pin machine available in the Cafe. Customers at the Bar may also use this facility to purchase items sold in the bar area.

The outdoor seating area is available to users of the Cafe and Bar.

Access to All Areas

Access to all areas is from the Reception Lobby. All facilities are on level access.

Access Symbols Explained:

  • Facilities for partially sighted or blind people We provide facilities for people who are visually impaired. For example: Braille formats, large print, audio tapes etc.
  • Assisted wheelchair access Wheelchair access into our premises is possible with assistance.
  • Non assisted wheelchair access Full, non-assisted, wheelchair access into our premises is possible.
  • Facilities for the mobility impaired We provide facilities for people with a mobility impairment. For example: A seating area, hand rails etc.
  • Customer toilet facilities We provide customer toilets.
  • Accessible toilets We have fully accessible toilets installed at our premises.
  • Sign language for deaf people We offer a sign language service; please ask our staff for full details.
  • Facilities for hard of hearing people We offer facilities for hard of hearing people.
  • Induction loop available An induction loop has been installed to benefit our hard of hearing customers.
  • Customer parking facilities We provide customer car parking.
  • Accessible car parking We provide accessible car parking spaces for disabled customers.
  • Intercom outside of the premises An intercom is available at the entrance providing communication with our staff.
  • Staff assistance available Our staff have been trained to offer excellent service levels, please ask if you have any particular requirements.
  • Low Payment Counters including clipboards, dropdown counters, lap trays and portable chip & pin Low payment counters or an alternative such as portable chip and pin machine, a lap tray or a clipboard.
  • Low Reception/Information counters Low Reception/Information counters available for wheelchair users.
  • Automatic doors present Our premises are fitted with automatic doors to ease entry.
  • Baby changing facilities We provide baby changing facilities.
Car Park.
Local Transport.
Access at Entrance.
Access at Entrance.
Function Rooms.
Accessible Toilet and Baby Change Facility.
Outdoor Seating Area.
Access to All Areas.
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