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West Street - Council Car Park

West Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU6 1DN

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 19:00.
  • Sunday 07:00 - 19:00.

Location

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

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+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 550cm (9ft 10in x 18ft 1in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the high street entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the high street 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 slopes/ramps.
    • 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.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The blue badge bays are located on the ground floor.

Outside Access (High Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the venue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of research, it was not possible to photograph the area.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter from the high street entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2.
  • The lift is 2m (2yd 7in) from the high street entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 100cm (3ft 3in x 3ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the High Street entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Toilet flushes are sensor operated.
    • Sink taps are sensor operated.
    • There is a light switch in the female and male toilets so the lights can be dimmed for a short period of time for those with light sensitivity.
    • Low noise hand dryers are in place within the toilets.
    • Attendants are available.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.