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Genting Casino York Place
5b York Place
Edinburgh
EH1 3EB

t: 0131 624 2121

Access information:
Direct Enquiries Audited

Transport

The Edinburgh City Bus Station is approximately 250 metres from the casino entrance on the next street. There are bus/tram stops on York Place, some with shelters and seating.

Car Park and Drop Off

There is no car parking at this casino.

Access at Entrance

The only entrance to the casino is on York Place adjacent to the junction with Dublin Street. There are five steps leading up to the entrance which has two sets of inward opening double doors leading directly to the reception area. Wheelchair access is not possible at this location due to the age of the building.
The steps outside the entrance are uneven and not delineated. There are metal handrails to the steps.
There is a fire exit at the rear of the premises leading into a service road. Whilst it is possible for a wheelchair user to gain access through this door, it would require the assistance of casino staff. The service road surface is uneven and there is no unobstructed pavement to access the fire exit.

Reception

The reception area is immediately inside the main entrance. The counter is to the left as you enter. Staff will assist you from here to the main casino areas.

Facilities

There is a unisex toilet on the ground floor. There are male and female toilets to the first floor. There is no accessible toilet on the premises.
The gaming tables and slot machines on the ground floor are mainly accessible with plenty of space around most of them. The cash desk does not have low counters but staff are available to assist if required.

Access to all Areas

Access to the first-floor bar and gaming area is only possible using the stairs. There are staff available to assist you should you wish to purchase drinks or food. Gaming tables and slot machines are available on both floors. The ground floor and all areas of the building are accessed via steps at the entrance making this venue inaccessible for wheelchair users.


Access in More Detail:

Main Entrance

Main Entrance
Surfaces on the approach to the entrance are suitable for wheelchair users.
The door is manual.
There are pull handles within reach of all users.
The door opens in.
The pull handle is within reach of all users.
Please be aware that the threshold is not level.
The entrance doors have a clear width of 1340mm for the outer door and 1100mm for the inner door.

Steps
There are handrails.
The steps do not have tactile paving to both the top and bottom of the flight.
Nosings do not effectively highlight the step edges.
The steps and the immediate area are well lit.
There are 5 steps to the next level and a further step at the threshold to the entrance.

Reception

Reception
The reception area has a desk with a lowered section to the left-hand side.
The reception area has no seating.
There is no induction loop on the premises.
There is no information available in large print or Braille.
There is no information available in languages other than English.
The clear widths are adequate.
The lighting is sufficient for the intended use.
The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended use.
The floor surface is tiled.

Ground Floor Gaming and Bar Area

Ground Floor Gaming Area
There are double doors from reception to the ground floor gaming area.
The clear width of the doors is 1420mm.
The doors have clear glazed panels.
The doors have pull handles.
The gaming floor has a range of seating.
There is seating at different heights.
Some seating has arms.
The clear widths are generally adequate.
The seating in the slots area is very close together.
The lighting is sufficient for the intended purpose.
The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended purpose.

Cash Desk
The cash desk has a counter height of 1140mm.
There is no lowered section.
There is no induction loop.

Bar Servery
The ground floor bar servery has a height of 1090mm with a full height door to the left-hand side.

Ground Floor Toilet

Ground Floor Toilet
There is a single unisex toilet on the ground floor.
The outer door has a clear width of 660mm.
The inner door to the cubicle has a clear width of 650mm.
This toilet is not suitable for disabled persons.
There are no hand rails.
There is no emergency assist cord.

Access to First Floor

Stairs to First Floor
The stairs to the first-floor gaming area and bar are located at the rear of the ground floor gaming area.
The doors to the stairs have a clear width of 1420mm.
The stairs are carpeted with delineated nosings.
The stairs have hand rails.
The lighting levels are suitable for the intended purpose.
The door from the stairs on the first floor has a clear width of 840mm.

First Floor Gaming Area and Bar

First Floor Gaming Area and Bar
The first-floor gaming area and bar can only be accessed via stairs.
The bar has a single height of 1160mm.
There is no lowered section to the bar.
There is no induction loop.
The seating in the gaming area and bar is of differing heights.
Some seating has arms.
The clear widths are adequate.
The lighting is sufficient for the intended purpose.
The acoustic environment is suitable for the intended purpose.

First Floor Toilets

First Floor Male Toilets
The entrance door has a clear width of 780mm.
The inner door has a clear width of 760mm.
There are two cubicles with doors of 580mm and 600mm.
The cubicles are not suitable for disabled persons.
There are no hand rails.
The urinals do not have any hand rails.

First Floor Female Toilets
The entrance door has a clear width of 760mm.
The inner door has a clear width of 740mm.
There are three cubicles, two with door widths of 600mm and one with door width of 560mm.
The cubicles are not suitable for disabled persons.
There are no hand rails.