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Sandy Station

Station Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 1AW

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Sandy.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • The car park is 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 are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 370cm (16ft 5in x 12ft 2in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 25m (27yd) from the main entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Outside Access (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Stratford Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception (Ticket Office )

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:00 - 12:25.
    • Tuesday 06:00 - 12:25.
    • Wednesday 06:00 - 12:25.
    • Thursday 06:00 - 12:25.
    • Friday 06:00 - 12:25.
    • Saturday 06:45 - 13:10.
    • Sunday Closed.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.

Level Change (Footbridge)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to and from the footbridge.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 12:25 - 06:00.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located immediately beyond the main entrance, to the right.
  • The ticket office is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are First Capital Connect.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • Shops and services within the station include a cafe/kiosk.
  • All key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-2.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by using alternative outside access entrances only is / are 1.

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 available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.