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Houndshill Shopping Centre Car Park

Houndshill Shopping Centre, Coronation Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4HU

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a launderette and car washing bays.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include Houndshill Shopping Centre.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 23:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 23:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 23:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 23:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 23:30.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 23:30.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 23:30.

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Blackpool North.

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 type is multi storey.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 3m (3yd 10in) from the Houndshill Shopping Centre entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Houndshill Shopping Centre entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 190cm (6ft 3in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 electric pay stations on the second floor.
    • The height to the highest function is 85cm.

Outside Access (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Coronation Street.
  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There are two similar entrances available, adjacent to each other.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the car park.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • There are pay machines on level 1-2-3.
    • The height to the highest funcion on the pay machines is 139cm.
    • There is a car washing facility on the second floor.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The doors to access the stair case are opposite the lifts at the pedestrian entrance.
    • The doors are double, open towards you, heavy and 170cm wide.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right after you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4-5.
  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the pedestrian entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 270cm (4ft 11in x 8ft 10in).
  • 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 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 low.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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.