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WHITLEY BAY DISTRICT SCOUT HEADQUARTERS

MARDEN QUARRY, MARDEN ROAD SOUTH,

WHITLEY BAY, NE25 8PL

 

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Introduction:

This building is the headquarters of the Whitley Bay Scout District.  Although it is used for meetings and scouting activities, there is an opportunity for others to hire for children’s parties, meetings and due to easy access and toilet – disabled groups.

The locality:

The HQ is situated on the edge of Marden Quarry Nature Reserve

Approximately 10 minutes walk from Cullercoats or 6 minutes from Whitley Bay Metro Station. Regular bus service to the centre of Whitley Bay (approx 12 minute walk to the Headquarters).

Car Parking Facilities:

Ample “on street” parking adjacent to Marden Road South, with level access to the Headquarters. Large Council car park behind the Headquarters, with a ramp to the building. No designated parking or disabled bays.

Entrances:

Main door (from Marden Road South entrance) 32” wide, no step.

Disabled entrance via ramp 36” door width

The venue and facilities:

Modern fitted kitchen with plenty of cutlery and crockery, large gas oven, microwave fridge/freezer and water boiler – sadly not suited to wheelchair use, but plenty of space so a table could be made available for lower bench use.  Fire exit 32” door width, but with a 10” step.

Large Function/Activity room – adequate number of tables and chairs. Disabled exit from this room, with ramp.  Also fire exit with a 1” thresh and one 3.5” step.

Small separate room for meetings. Fire exit 32” width doorway and 2 x 3” steps.

Electrically operated shutters on windows

Separate Ladies, Gents and disabled washroom and toilets

Centrally heated throughout

Safe and secure grounds with grassed area – access via a steep slope. A wide, level, concreted terrace overlooks the grassed slope and activity area.  Great for B-B-Q’s and activities.

Maximum capacity – 84 people

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