Skip to main content

Babraham Park & Ride

Babraham Road, Babraham, Cambridgeshire, CB22 3AB

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

Park & Ride Office Opening Hours

  • The opening hours for the office are 07.00-18.30 seven days a week.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • NO PARKING CHARGES FOR UP TO 18 HOURS.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • 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 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 490cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the park & ride office / waiting area entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the park & ride office / waiting area 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 a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • 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 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are electric charging bays and parent and child bays available within the the car park.
    • The payment machines are located outside the office.

Vehicle Entrance and Vehicle Exit

  • The vehicle entrance and vehicle exit is located just off Cherry Hinton Road.
  • There is a height restriction barrier of 210cm at the entrance and exit.

Outside Access (Park & Ride Office / Waiting Area Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical entrance, on the opposite side of this entrance.

Reception (Park & Ride Office / Waiting Area)

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access (Park & Ride Office / Waiting Area)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Park & Ride Grounds

  • Tickets are available from machines near the bus stops at the car park or online before you travel.
  • Please enter your car registration number using the touch screens and follow the simple steps.
  • These machines are at a level suitable for wheelchair users.
  • Parking starts from £1.00 for up to 18 hours to annual season tickets at £230.00.
  • Bus tickets cost £3.00 (return) to the city centre and there are weekly, monthly and annual tickets available.
  • Buses operate at the following times to the city centre:-
  • Monday to Saturday - up to every 10 minutes between 07:00 and 19:00.
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays - up to every 15 minutes between 09.30 and 18:00.
  • Coach Services from Madingley Road:- National Express 350 to Southend or Liverpool.
  • National Express 370 to Clacton or Runcorn.
  • Stagecoach X5 to Oxford.
  • Other buses from Madingley Road:- U to Cambridge University & Addenbrooke's Hospital.

Bus Station

  • The station is staffed.
  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is not staffed between 18.30-07.00.
  • There is not an office to obtain help (other than the ticket office).
  • There is a ticket office / travel centre.
  • The ticket office / travel centre is located opposite the bus stop at the centre of the park & ride facility.
  • The ticket office / travel centre is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the bus stop.
  • There are 1 stands / bays.
  • The stands which have level access are 1.
  • Announcements are visual.
  • The bus companies operating within this station are Stagecoach Cambridge, Whippet Coaches & National Express.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There is not a wheelchair for patrons to borrow.

Accessible Toilet (Park & Ride Office / Waiting Area)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 310cm (6ft 7in x 10ft 2in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, general domestic waste, clinical waste and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 88cm (2ft 11in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Park & Ride Office / Waiting Area)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located anywhere within the park and ride grounds.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.