Church of England Diocese of Newcastle St. Gabriel, Heaton Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Accessibility

Parking

Parking is free in the streets around St Gabriel’s Church and there is limited parking available at the Parish Centre next to the church building.

Please be mindful of our neighbours if parking in the nearby residential streets.

Entrances

The main entrance to the church has one step up with manual doors that open outwards. For all of our church services we have those who welcome at the door and are available to help and we can also easily provide a ramp for better access.

There is ramped access to the Vestry off Heaton Road with manual doors.

The Church and services

The floor of the nave of the Church is all flat and the church is furnished with chairs which provides plenty of space for wheelchairs.

There are two steps up to the Choir Vestry door with a ramp available and metal handrails on either side of the steps.

For services and events we use the hearing loop system: please set your hearing aid to “T”.

We have large print service sheets and hymn books available upon request.

For Holy Communion we can provide gluten free wafers and can provide communion at your seat – please speak to a Church Warden for more information.

Assistance dogs are welcome with their owners.

We have contactless donation points available for those who wish to donate to the upkeep of the church in this way.

Church Toilets

The toilets in the church are located through the choir vestry - There are two steps up to the vestry door with a ramp available and handrails. There are manual doors throughout.

There is one unisex toilet, one unisex toilet with baby change facilities and one unisex disabled toilet.

Parish Centre

There is ramped access to the Parish Centre which has manual doors throughout.

The toilets in the Parish Centre are on the ground floor through manual doors with one unisex toilet and one unisex disabled toilet available.

The ground floor of the Parish Centre is all flat with manual doors to the toilets, meeting rooms and kitchen.

The rooms on the first and second floor are mostly rented to tenants and not for general public access.