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Bonapartes

Bristol Temple Meads Station, Station Approach, Bristol, BS1 6JP

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Introduction

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bristol Temple Meads.

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 20:00.

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 located at the front of the station.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 6 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 470cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 62m (67yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 80m (87yd 1ft) from the main 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located adjacent to the Blue Badge parking bays.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Parking (Tunnel Car Park)

  • 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 located through the tunnel off Station Approach.
    • The car park type is sheltered.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 12 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 217cm x 510cm (7ft 1in x 16ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 400cm (13ft 1in).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 123cm (4ft) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of 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.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the main entrance.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Outside Access (Internal Security Gates)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading to the platforms.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The narrow gates are 60cm wide.
    • There is an easy slope between the gates.

Level Change (Internal Security Gates)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the approach to the security gates.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Bonapartes Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • Bonapartes Entrance
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 123cm (4ft) wide.

Level Change (Bonapartes Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Bonapartes entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 62cm (2ft).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible toilet was being used for storage at the time of research.
    • There are further accessible toilets within the train station. Please see the Bristol Temple Meads Station access guide for further information.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Accessible & Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the approach to the accessible and standard female toilets.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located at the rear of the venue, leading to the standard male toilets.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(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.