Shire of Capel

Capel Uniting Church, Capel


Summary
  • The church has space for people using wheelchairs or mobility aids
  • There are two steps at entry
  • The minister travels from Busselton
  • Closest accessible toilets are the public accessible toilets located in front of the Capel Community Centre on Forrest Road
  • Unmarked parking available nearby
Front of the Church Front of Church
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Location (View Map)
Scott Road, Capel, WA 6271 Australia
Opening Hours
  • Every second and fourth Sunday at 8:15am
Telephone
  • 08 9727 2544

Parking
  • There is no accessible parking onsite. Parking is in the unmarked gravel car park.
  • People can also park inside the grounds near the paved surface if someone has mobility difficulties.
Gravel and Grass Car Park
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External access and entrance
  • From the gravel car park there is a grassed section that is sloped with a gradient of 1:15.
  • The grass then leads to a level paved outer foyer. It has two steps with no handrails or colour contrasting edges.
Entrance
  • There is a wide double door entrance into the foyer. These doors are usually held open for services.
  • There is a slight lip at the door entrance.
Entrance to Church
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Internal area
  • The foyer is spacious and carpeted.
  • There is another set of double doors 69cm wide when one door is open. They have D handles. One door is generally held open for services and provides a level entry.
  • There is a wide central aisle that is 1.1 metres wide.
  • There are 2 lecterns that are at standing height. One lectern is on ground level and the other is on the altar level. The ground level lectern is usually used for services.
  • There are two steps leading up to the carpeted altar. Steps do not have colour contrasting edges.
  • There are microphones available for use when required.

Seating
  • There is wooden pew style seating that does not have armrests. Cushions are available.
  • Wheelchair seating spaces are located at the front and back.
  • There is a tea area at the back of the church. It has standard size round tables with central pedestals.
  • Wooden chairs do not have armrests.
  • Chairs and tables are moveable.
Foyer Pew Style Seating Tea Area Lectern on Same Level as Seating Lectern up the Two Stairs Stairs upto Lectern
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Information provided has small black print on a white background and generally good colour contrast.
  • Banners have an easy to read font.
Equipment for people with disabilities
  • The church can supply a wheelchair for people who require it.
Wheelchair
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Closest accessible toilet
Capel Male Accessible PublicToilet
Capel Public Accessible Female Toilet at cnr of Roe and Forrest Streets

Information collected by: Shire of Capel

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.