Shire of Capel

Gelorup Anglican Community Church


Summary
  • A spacious community church with ramp access and level entry
  • There is an accessible parking bay and unisex accessible toilet on site
  • Church is located on the grounds of Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School
Gelorup Anglican Community Church Main Area
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Location (View Map)
Jenour Court, Gelorup, WA 6230 Australia
Opening Hours
  • 9:30am Sunday
Telephone
  • 08 9722 6000 (Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School)
  • 0407 371 273 (The Priest in Charge)

Closest accessible parking

  • There is one level 4.6 metres wide and 5.3 metres long accessible parking bay on site.
  • There is no directional signage to the bay and the bay is not signed at the head of the bay.
  • The bay is identified by the blue line markings and the access symbol.
  • Vehicle access from: Jenour Court
  • Pedestrian access:
    • There is a level bitumen surface between the bay and the kerb ramp.
    • The kerb ramp is 1.4 metres long and 2 metres wide with a gradient of 1:11 and leads to a wide paved path.
Accessible Car Park Level Bitumen Surface Kerb Ramp
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External access and entrance

Path

  • A wide brick paved shelterd pathway leads to the entrance.
Entrance
  • Entrance has double door with D handles.  One of the 80cm wide doors is usually held open. 
  • There is a shallow metal ramp at the door threshold.
     
Paved Path Entrance
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Internal area
  • The spacious foyer has a wooden floor. It provides a wide, level entry into the main church area.
  • There are wide central aisles with a slope of 1:34.
  • Two lecterns are located on the altar. They are at standing height.
Seating
  • Pew style seating that have backrests. Kneelers are not provided.
  • Wheelchair spaces are available in the front and back rows and along the sides of some of the rows of the pews.
Internal steps
  • There are two steps leading up to the altar that have colour contrasting edges.
Foyer Aisle Lecterns Seating Steps to Altar
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Toilet: Gelorup Anglican Community Church

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Signage: There is no directional signage to the accessible toilet from the main thoroughfare. The toilet cubicle is clearly identified by the access symbol.
  • External access: The toilet is located off a wide corridor that is carpeted.
  • Toilet door: The swing toilet door is heavy to open and fast to close. It is 81cm wide and has a lever handle with a small twist lock.
  • Handrails: Provided.
  • Paper towel dispenser: Provided.
  • Lighting: The light is not on at all times. The switch is 1 metre high.
  • Emergency alarm: There is no emergency alarm provided.
Wide Corridor Toilet Door Accessible Toilet Basin Toilet layout
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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.