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Botanic Station

Botanic Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1JL

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  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Belfast.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

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  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Botanic Avenue Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft) wide.


  • The reception desk is 10m (10yd 3ft) from the Botanic Avenue Entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Lift (Platform 1)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located just after you leave the ticket office.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar lift to access to platform 2. There is a moderate ramp leading down to the lift from the ticket office.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are NI Railways.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.

Train Station Platform (1 & 2)

  • There is no level access to the platform(s).
  • There is a ramp/slope to access the service. The ramp is moderate.
  • The ramp is permanent.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the station concourse.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 200cm.
  • There is not an accessible toilet.

Level Change (1 & 2)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the station concourse.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp can be overcome by using the lifts down to to the platforms.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.