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Huntingdon Station

Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BP

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Assisted Travel Contact Information

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Car Park 1)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of platform 1.
    • 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 8 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 365cm x 500cm (11ft 12in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the ticket office entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Parking (Car Park 2)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of platform 3.
    • 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 365cm x 500cm (11ft 12in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the Platform 3 entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the Platform 3 entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Ticket Office and Platforms 1-2)

  • This information is for the entrance located in car park 1.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • The second set of doors are the ticket barriers with one wider barriers and a smaller barrier measuring 62cm in width.

Outside Access (Platform 3 Ticket Barriers)

  • This information is for the entrance located off car park 2.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 62cm (2ft).
  • Comments View
    • There is a wider ticket barrier measuring 110cm to the left.
    • The wider ticket barrier is suitable for wheelchair users, passengers with children and passengers with luggage.
    • There is a help point at the ticket barriers for passenger needing assistance.

Level Change (Platform 3 Ticket Barriers)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the ticket barriers.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left as you face the ticket barriers.
  • There is/are 5 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • Level access to the desk/counter is via lift.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • Seating with armrests on one side is available in the ticket office.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:15 - 20:00.
    • Tuesday 06:15 - 20:00.
    • Wednesday 06:15 - 20:00.
    • Thursday 06:15 - 20:00.
    • Friday 06:15 - 20:00.
    • Saturday 06:15 - 20:00.
    • Sunday Closed.

Waiting Room / Area (Platform 3)

  • There is a waiting room / area.
  • The waiting room / area is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the {Textbox}.
  • There is level access into the waiting room / area.
  • Level access is by lift.
  • There is a/are door(s) into the waiting room / area.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The type of flooring is tiles.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • All chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Chairs with armrests are not available.
  • Announcements are audible and visual.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The waiting room / area does not have background music playing.
  • There is not a television.
  • There is not space for an assistance dog to rest within the seating area.
  • Vending machines are not available.
  • There is not a play area or toys/books for a child to play with.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • The office to obtain help is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • This office is located on Platforms 1 and 2, near the ticket office.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on Platforms 1 and 2.
  • The ticket office is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Govia Great Northern.
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located in car park 1.
  • The taxi rank is 12m (13yd 4in) from the ticket office entrance.
  • Shops and services within the station include Station Buffet.
  • All key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • There are 3 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 1 and 2.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 3.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1, 2 and 3.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by using alternative outside access entrances only is / are 1, 2 and 3.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are available to access platforms.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1, 2 and 3.
    • Accessible toilets are located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on platform(s) 1/2.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.

Level Change (Footbridge)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on platforms 1/2 and platform 3.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Footbridge Access - Platforms 1/2)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on platforms 1/2.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are platform and footbridge.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 160cm (4ft 7in x 5ft 3in).
  • 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 have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Lift (Footbridge Access - Platform 3)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on platform 3.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are platform and footbridge.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the platform 3 ticket barriers.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 160cm (4ft 7in x 5ft 3in).
  • 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 have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Accessible Toilet (Platforms 1/2)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is written text, Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the ticket office entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on platforms 1/2, to the left as you exit the ticket office.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are waste paper pedal bin, general domestic waste and sanitary 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 a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (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 can 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 not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 84cm (2ft 9in).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter the ticket office.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on platforms 1/2, to the left as you exit the ticket office.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the ticket office entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

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 in both car parks.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.