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Arcadian Centre

70 Hurst Road, Birmingham, B5 4TD

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Birmingham.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is New Street.
  • The venue is in a shopping mall.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the back of the venue.
    • The car park type is underground.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 380cm x 480cm (12ft 6in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 22m (24yd) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 32m (35yd) from the car park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 205.
  • Comments View
    • The vehicular entrance to the car park is on Bromsgrove Street.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 143cm (4ft 8in) wide.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the right as you enter from the car park.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1.
  • The lift is 4m (13ft 1in) from car park entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 123cm x 128cm (4ft 0in x 4ft 2in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Outside Access (Cathay Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Pershore Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 600cm (19ft 8in) wide.

Level Change (Cathay Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Other Floors (Cathay Street Entrance)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Outside Access (Ladywell Way Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Ladywell Walk.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in) wide.

Outside Access (Hurst Walk Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Hurst Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The door opening is 445cm (14ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Hurst Walk Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Theatre Walk Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Hurst Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 325cm (10ft 8in) wide.

Level Change (Theatre Walk Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The photographs show some of the mall slopes within the centre.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from Ladywell Way entrance to concourse.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading from Ladywell Way entrance to concourse.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp overcomes the steps.
    • There is not a handrail the entire length of the ramp.

Other Floors (Piazza)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.