City of Joondalup

Joondalup Holy Spirit Chapel


Summary
  • Catholic church with an accessible parking onsite
  • Amplified sound is provided inside the chapel
  • Space at the end of the aisles for wheelchair seating
  • Accessible male and female toilets on site
Location (View Map)
85 Boas Ave, Joondalup, WA 6027 Australia
Opening Hours
  • Saturday  9.00am to 11.00am
  • Sunday  5.45pm to 7.45pm
Telephone
  • 08 9301 4111
  • Mobile: 0434 934 286

Closest accessible parking

  • One clearly identified, level accessible parking bay.
  • Bay is 290cm wide and 550cm long.
  • Vehicle access from: Boas Avenue
  • Pedestrian access: Level access to footpath

External access and entrance
  • Level entry from footpath to wide entrance door.
  • Entrance has double swing glass doors with D handles. Each side is 80cm wide. One door is held open. The doors are heavy to open and slow to close. 
  • These doors open into a reception area, which is on one level and has a tile floor.
External Access Entrance
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Internal area
Chapel
  • Double wooden doors with D handles. Each door is 80cm wide. One door is kept open.  
  • Chapel interior is spacious with a level carpeted floor. 
  • Areas for wheelchair seating at the end of three aisles to the left of the stage.
  • The Chapel has rows of chairs, with armrests and a seat height of 47cm. The chairs are moveable.
  • Two ramps, each with one handrail, link to the altar. The ramps are 1.2 metres long and have a steep gradient of approximately 1:5.
  • The altar stage is level and has wooden floorboards. The altar is at sitting height and the lectern is at standing height.
Reconciliation room
  • On the same level as the altar stage and is carpeted throughout.
Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • All printed information and signage is clear with good colour contrast.
  • There are three speakers, at ceiling height, above the altar to deliver amplified sound during a service.

Toilet: Holy Spirit Chapel accessible toilets

  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Availability: Unlocked during chapel opening times.
  • Description: One male and one female accessible toilet are available.
    Both toilets have exactly the same orientation.
    Both toilets have similar dimensions. Male is 3cm wider and 3cm longer than the female.
  • Signage: Toilet signage with good contrast is clearly visible to the left, inside the main entry.
  • External access: Located inside and to the left of the reception area via a 150cm wide corridor.
  • Toilet door: Both doors are 81cm wide, open outwards and are light to open and slow to close. Doors have D handles.
  • Pan height: 44cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 88cm
  • Lighting: Lights are at sitting height.
  • Cost: No.
Basin Toilet Toilet diagram
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Information collected by: City of Joondalup

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.