City of Melville

City of Melville, Booragoon


Summary
  • The City of Melville administration centre and council offices has two accessible parking bays at the entrance
  • Unisex accessible toilets are located on the ground floor and on Level 2 where the Council Chambers and function area are located
  • The Melville Discovery Centre is located on the ground floor
Location (View Map)
10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon, WA 6154 Australia
Opening Hours
  • Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm
Telephone
  • 1300 635 845

Closest accessible parking

  • Two clearly identified bays located at the front of the building.
  • Bays are 3.5 metres wide and 4 metres long.
  • Vehicle access from: Almondbury Road
  • Pedestrian access: Kerb ramp from rear of bays to footpath that leads around a large round-about to the entrance ramp of the building.
Parking bays
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External access and entrance
  • Entrance is via 9 steps with handrails or a ramp.
  • The 1.2 metre wide ramp with handrails is 30 metres long with a central landing. The ramp has a gradient of 1:19 to 1:16. 
  • Entrance has two door ways. The accessible entrance is via a 1 metre wide automatic swing door. It is located next to a large revolving door with a 'push to slow door' button at sitting height.
Steps Ramp Revolving door Accessible door
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Internal area
  • Large ground floor foyer area with council services such as Information, Planning and Development and the Cashier at counters 1 metre high.
  • The Information counter has a lowered section at sitting height and the Better Hearing card on display. Information brochures are in a large wall mounted display from standing height.
  • The cashier has a security screen with the speech area at 1 metre.
  • Seating area near the Information desk has lounge chairs with armrests at a coffee table. Drinking fountain at sitting height.
  • Floor is a mix of tiles and carpet.
Information counter Lounge seating Information display
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Room identification on Level 2 is clear black lettering on a small silver sign.

Toilet: Ground floor unisex accessible toilet

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Availability: Unlocked
  • Customer use only: Yes
  • Signage: No directional signage to the toilet, it is located between the administration area and the Melville Discovery Centre. Access symbol on the toilet door.
  • External access: Access through a 1 metre wide gap into a 1.1 metre wide corridor.
  • Toilet door: An 85cm wide door with a D handle and large lock. Door is heavy to open and closes slowly.
  • Pan height: 46cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 75cm
  • Lighting: Switch in cubicle 1.3 metres high.
Gap and door to toilet Toilet Basin Toilet diagram
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Toilet: Level 2 unisex accessible toilet

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Availability: Unlocked
  • Customer use only: Yes
  • Signage: Access symbol on toilet door.
  • External access: Located off a 1.15 metre wide corridor.
  • Toilet door: An 89cm wide door with a D handle and large lock. Door is heavy to open and slow to close.
  • Pan height: 46cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 80cm
  • Lighting: Switch in cubicle 1.35 metres high.
Toilet door Toilet Basin Toilet diagram
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Lifts

Lift to Level 2

  • Levels serviced by lift: All floors.
  • Assistance or independently operable: Independently operable
  • External controls: At sitting height, illuminate when pressed.
  • Door type: Automatic sliding 90cm wide.
  • Door width: 90cm
  • Platform size: 1.36 metres wide and 2 metres long.
  • Internal controls: At sitting height, illuminate when pressed.
  • Indicators of floor level: Visual display.
Ground floor entrance to lift
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Rooms

Melville Discovery Centre
  • Located on the ground floor of the administration building it provides interactive displays about the history of Melville.
  • A 1.4 metre wide entrance open at all times.
  • Floor is predominately carpet with tiles at the entrance.
  • Displays are set at a height to suit children, 70cm to the top, aisles are wide and information is in large clear print on numerous banner displays.
  • The television with a continuous display of visual information has a lounge area with low seats with armrests.
  • There is some movement activated audio information.
Television area Exhibition Exhibition
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Level 2
  • A spacious mezzanine with seats and tables, art work displays and a unisex accesisble toilet.
  • All function rooms and council chambers are located off this area.
  • Floor is carpeted.
Level 2 mezzanine Seating
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Council Chamber
  • Public entrance through double doors with a lever handle, 76cm wide when one door is open.
  • Seats are fixed in a tiered seating arrangement.
  • Wheelchair seating space in the aisle.
Public fixed seating
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Canning Room
  • A 72cm wide door with lever handle. Chairs without armrests, arranged to suit function.
Swan Room
  • Double doors, 76cm wide when one door is open.
  • Large swivel chairs at a boardroom style table.
Conference Room
  • Double doors, 77cm wide when one door is open.
  • Chairs without armrests, arranged to suit function.
  • Tea and coffee self serve at sitting height with knee clearance.
  • Stage up one step.
Seating Self serve
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Information collected by: City of Melville

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.