SchwuZ

SchwuZ (Alexandra Wachholz)

SchwuZ Kulturveranstaltungs GmbH

The Gay Centre (SchwuZ) is a place of  diversity - this applies to both guests and the programme! In addition to regular club nights, there are numerous events. 

Certified in the period

January 1970 - January 1970

No certification

Barrier-free information

Short Report as PDF

All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - partially accessible for people with walking disabilities".

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There are five marked parking spaces for people with disabilities (parking space size: 310 cm x 510 cm).
  • The path from the car park to the entrance is 10 m long. It is easy to walk and drive on.
  • The bus stop Boddinstraße or Rathaus Neukölnn are are 400 m away. Alternatively, there are bus stops.
  • The path from the public transportation to the entrance is 400 m long. It is partially not easy to walk and drive on and partially has a maximum longitudinal gradient of 10 % over a distance of 100 m.
  • The building is steplessly accessible.
  • All evaluated rooms and facilities available to the guests are steplessly accessible or via
    ramps or an inclined a wheelchair lift.
  • The ramp at the bar has a maximum gradient of 10 % and a total length of 10 m (intermediate landings available).
  • The ramp to the club area has a maximum gradient of 18 % and a total length of 1,3 m.
  • The wheelchair lift at the entrance area messures 97 x 210 cm.
  • All evaluated passageways/doors available to the guests are at least 88 cm wide.
  • The cash desk as well as the bar is 130 cm high. There partly is another, equivalent communication possibility while in a sitting position.

Public toilet for people with disabilities (ground floor)

  • The toilet door can be opened with a Euro-key. The key is available at the cash desk/bar.
  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    in front of/behind the door, in front of the toilet and the washbasin at least 150 cm x 150 cm;
    left and right of the toilet at least 90 cm x 70 cm.
  • There are grab rails available on the right and left of the toilet. The grab rails can be flipped-up.
  • The sink is wheelchair compatible.
  • The mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger is available.

Evaluation report: Download as PDF

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There is no clearly visible alarm. However, in the event of an alarm, the club lighting goes off and the emergency light comes on.
  • There is no audio induction loop system.
  • There is no technical possibility for deaf people to communicate with service personnel.

Evaluation report: Download as PDF

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Assistance dogs may not be brought to the establishment.
  • The entrance is visually rich in contrast and recognizable by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • There are no visually contrasting or tactilely detectable floor indicators available.
  • Steps are not visually rich in contrast.
  • Stairs have at least a handrail on one side.
  • Information is not available in Braille or prismatic font.

Evaluation report: Download as PDF

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • The name or logo of the establishment is clearly recognizable from the outside.
  • There is no colored or pictorial guidance system available.
  • The drinks at the bar are visibly presented.
  • There is no information in easy language.
  • Information is not displayed with pictograms or images.

Evaluation report: Download as PDF