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Rua Red
South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Tel: 01 4515860
Fax:
Email :info@ruared.ie
www.ruared.ie

Rua Red is an arts centre and gallery space for a wide range of activities and exhibitions. Rua Red has 2 gallery spaces, a performance space, rehearsal space, media lab and meeting room facilities. The venue is located at the end of the Luas Red Line next to the Tallaght stop. The access to the venue is located directly opposite the North car park of the Square Shopping Centre. A cafe is located on the ground floor of the venue, serving snacks and light meals. Rua Red is open until 10pm for classes and events. The reception area and Galleries are open until 6pm.
 
The Galleries Opening Times
DayOpening Time
Monday10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
Thursday10:00 - 18:00
Friday10:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 18:00
SundayClosed
 


 
Rua Red 24 Opening Times
DayOpening Time
Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:30 - 17:30
SundayClosed
 


 
Adapted Shower
There is an adapted shower in the venue.
The adapted shower is located on the ground floor to the rear of the Performance Space.
There is level access at the entrance to the adapted shower.
The shower is not adjustable.
Other facilities include: An alarm and disposal facilities are available in the adapted changing room/toilet.
Adapted Shower and toilet for Performance Space
 
 
Adapted Toilet
There is an accessible toilet in this venue designated for public use.
The accessible toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
There is additional signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 35 m from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located on level G, 1, 2 and 3
There is level access to the adapted toilet.
This is a unisex toilet.
The door opens away from you (push).
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 80 cm.
The door is heavy.
The width of the accessible toilet is 160 cm.
The depth of the accessible toilet is 190 cm.
There is a functional emergency alarm available.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is a mixer tap.
The tap type is lever.
As you face the toilet pan, the transfer space is on the right
The lateral transfer space is 78 cm.
Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the adapted toilet.
Wall mounted rails are available.
As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides .
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49 cm.
The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The hand dryer is 123 cm high.
The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is 71 cm high.
The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are moderate.
Additional Information: All adapted toilet facilities are similar in size and services. The first floor adapted toilet door opens outwards (pull).
Level 1 Adapted Toilet door opens out Adapted Toilet Facilities on All Levels
 
 
Additional Information
Drinking straws are available on request.
Registered assistance dogs are welcome.
Documents can be requested in large print.
Children are welcome at the venue.
There is Luas stop or bus stop 70 metres away from front entrance.
Documents are available in large print.
Additional Details: Good signage is provided throughout the venue, with clear print and braille facilities also provided to all signage and information signs throughout the building.
Meeting room on Level 1 Mulitmedia Suite
 
 
Changing Place
The adapted changing rooms are located to the rear of the Performance Space.
There is level access to the adapted changing rooms.
The width of the changing room is 200 cm.
The depth of the changing room is 300 cm.
There is a toilet available in the changing rooms.
The toilet has transferred space right.
As you face the toilet, the wall mounted rail is on on both sides.
An emergency alarm is fitted in the changing room.
Changing rooms provided on Level 1 Rehearsal Room
 
 
Inside Access
There is level access to the service.
This venue does play background music.
The music is located in the cafe area.
The venue is well lit.
The lighting levels are bright.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
Additional Details: Level access is provided throughout the ground floor, and all other levels via the lift.
Level access to Performance Space on ground floor Level access provided within ground floor
 
 
Lift
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located to the right of the reception desk.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are ground level and levels 1, 2, and 3.
The lift is 15m from the main entrance.
The width of the lift is 185 cm.
The depth of the lift is 265 cm.
The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
They are between 90 and 115 cm high.
The lighting level in the lift is moderate.
The lift does have an audible announcer.
The lift does have tactile markings.
The clear door width is 178 cm.
Typical Lift access on all levels Lift Car internals
 
 
Location
This venue is situated in the main square.
The venue is situated within the south county.
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
The venue is in a pedestrian area.
The venue is not in a shopping mall.
There is a bus stop within 150m of the venue.
There is a tram stop within 150m of the venue.
Additional Information: The Luas red line - Tallaght stop - is located approximately 70m from the venue.
Studio spaces are provided at Rud Red Music Rooms and Rehearsal spaces are provided
 
 
Other Floors
The floors which are accessible by stairs are ground level and levels 1, 2 and 3.
The floors which are accessible by lift are ground level and levels 1, 2 and 3.
The number of steps between each floor is 24 steps.
The steps are well lit.
The lighting levels are moderate.
The step height is medium
There is a handrail available.
There is a landing.
The steps are clearly marked.
Additional Information: Levels 1, 2 and 3 provide access to offices and some Studio, music and rehearsal rooms. Access to the facilities on the upper floors is via swipe card only. All facilities on the upper floors have a clear door width of at least 80cm.
The steps have a handrail on both sides
Signage with braille provided on all floors.  Refuge area also shown Stairs between floors
 
 
Outside Access
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
There is level access to the venue.
The main doors open by sliding.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 180 cm wide.
There is a second set of doors.
The doors open by sliding.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 170 cm wide.
Additional Details: Level access is provided on approach to the venue.
Level access outside Rua Red
 
 
Reception
The reception desk is 10 m from the main entrance.
The entrance is the main entrance, to the side of the building
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is at a low height.
The reception area is well lit.
Lighting levels are good.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The hearing system is a loop type.
Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
The desk has a lowered section.
The reception desk is 74cm (lowered section) and 110 cm in height from the floor.
Gallery 1 on ground floor Reception Desk - hearing assistance loop provided
 
 
Restaurant/Bar
Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
The table is 74 cm from the floor.
In the restaurant no chairs have armrests.
The nearest table is 8m from the main entrance.
Menus are not presented in contrasting colours.
The type of food served here is snacks and light meals. A takeaway service is also available.
Additional Details: Menus are provided alongside the counter (to the left) and also behind the counter (overhead).
Snacks and drinks can be ordered from the counter.
Cafe drinks menu Rua Red Cafe - counter area
 
 
Standard Toilet
Standard toilets are available.
The female and male toilets are located to the rear of the ground floor cafe, and also on levels 1, 2, and 3.
The female and male toilets are 35 m from the main entrance.
The lighting in the female toilets is moderate.
The lighting in the male toilets is moderate.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the toilets.
This is by lift.
Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
The baby change facilities are located within the ground floor adapted toilet and also the adapted shower/toilet adjacent the Performance Space
The height of the baby change table once extended is 78 cm.
Standard Toilets on upper levels Toilet Signage
 
 
Theatre
All areas of the theatre have level access.
There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
Designated seating is located in the front row - all seating in the front row can be removed to provide for accessible seating.
Wheelchairs are left with the patron.
Companions sit with the patron.
The toilet is 5 m from the main foyer.
The toilet is 15 m from the auditorium.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The hearing system is loop.
Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.
Additional Information: The performance space has accessible seating. Additional accessibility needs can be catered for by contacting the venue in advance.
Accessible Seating in Performance Space (Front Row) Performance Space with no seating