City of Armadale

City Administration Building, Armadale


Summary
  • The Administration office is at ground level
  • Public access to the function rooms and Council Chambers is via an external ramp
  • The public gallery in the Council Chambers has a hearing induction loop
  • Brochures are generally in a clear print
Location (View Map)
7 Orchard Avenue, Armadale, WA 6112 Australia (City of Armadale Access and Mobility Map, Armadale CBD Inset Map reference E 2)
Opening Hours
  • Monday to Friday 8.15 am to 4.45pm
Telephone
  • 08 9399 0111

Closest accessible parking

  • One clearly identified accessible bay located on the lower side of the Administration Building.
  • Generally level (sloped at the base) on an even paved surface.
  • 3.7 metres wide and 5.2 metres long.
  • Additional parking is available in the main car park.
  • Vehicle access from: Orchard Avenue
  • Pedestrian access: Direct level access to the main entrance of the ground floor administration office.
Parking Bay
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Closest accessible parking
Accessible Parking, Minnawarra Park Historic Precinct, Armadale
External access and entrance
Lower level Administration Offices:
  • Access from the two accessible bays is via a 55 metres long, wide paved path.
  • Gradient of the base of the path is 1:14.
  • Gradient of the top 15 metres of the path averages 1:16 with a cross slope of 1:14.
  • Entrance is two sets of automatic opening double sliding doors.
Upper level Function Rooms and Council Chambers:
  • Access from the two accessible bays to the base of the pedestrian ramp is via the 15 metres of path with a slope and cross slope (see above).
  • The ramp is wide and in three sections with wide level landings at each change in direction. Each section is 10 metres long with an average gradient of 1:13. There are handrails on both sides of the ramp.
Entrance Sliding doors
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Internal area
  • There is no public access between the two levels internally. Visitors are required to traverse the sloped paving and ramp described above.
  • All internal spaces are carpeted.
Ground level - Administration Office
  • A spacious foyer with a public enquiry counter at sitting height.
  • An additional counter at sitting height is provided for all building and technical enquiries.
  • Seats with armrests and an ottoman chair are provided in the reception foyer.
  • Public acess computers are located in a separate alcove through a gap 1.1 metres wide. The desk is 72cm high with 69cm knee space.
  • Brochures are on display from sitting to standing height, staff assistance is available.
Upper level – Function Rooms, Council Chambers and public toilets.
  • All rooms are directly off a spacious mezzanine walkway that surrounds a central void to the Administration Office below.
  • Displays and functions often extend out onto this space which has a reception counter at standing height.
  • There is a drink fountain at sitting height.
Accessible counter at Enquiries desk Seating and ottoman chair at building and technical services counter Gap into alcove Public access computer desks
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Directional signage to the building is in good colour contrast and capital letters.
  • Door signage is gold on highly reflective glazed surfaces.
  • Information is displayed in several locations in the Administration public office. Brochures are displayed on tables at sitting height and on wall mounted stands from standing height.

Toilet: Accessible Toilet in the upper level of the Administration Building

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Signage: Black on a silver backing sign displaying the access symbol.
  • External access: Off a wide corridor that has seating along the wall restricting the width to 1.4 metres.
  • Toilet door: A 79 cm wide door with a D handle and a large lock. The door is light to open and fast to close.
  • Pan height: 48cm high
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 81cm high
  • Lighting: In cubicle at standing height.
Toilet Basin Toilet Diagram
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Rooms

Function Room
  • Double doors are 80cm wide when one door is open. Doors have a lever handle and are light to open.
  • The room is spacious inside. Seating configurations will vary depending on the function.
  • Trestle tables are 74cm high with 68cm knee clearance. Seats are without armrests.
Function Room
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Committee Room
  • Double doors are 80cm wide when one door is open. Doors have a lever handle and are light to open.
  • The large board room table is 75cm high with 69 cm knee clearance. Seats do not have armrests.
  • Spacious room with enough space for users of wheelchairs and walking aids to move through.
Council Chamber
  • Separate door to a small public gallery. The door is 80cm wide with a lever handle.
  • Seating would need to be relocated to provide enough space for users of wheelchairs to move through the public gallery.
  • Seats do not have armrests.
  • The public gallery has a height adjustable microphone.
Public Gallery in Council Chamber
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Information collected by: City of Armadale

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.