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Anderton Boat Lift - Boat Cruises

Lift Lane, Anderton, Cheshire, CW9 6FW

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 00:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Anderton.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking charges apply for the nearby public pay and display car park, operated by the council.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The car park is located next to the venue.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located next to the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The photo on the left shows the designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Boat Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the boat.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Ground Floor Visitor Centre - Boat Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the boat.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Level Change (Boat Entrance - Grounds)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located at the exit of the boat.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is portable.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the exit of the boat.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp overcomes the steps.
    • There are 15 plus clearly marked steps leading up from the mooring point to the gardens.
    • There is a moderate slope that leads from the mooring point to the gardens.
    • This slope overcomes the steps.

Level Change (Boat)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading down from the second set of doors.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift (Boat)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the second set of doors.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 89cm x 160cm (2ft 11in x 5ft 3in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There is a safety briefing at the start.
    • There are tour guides on the boat.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are 2 accessible toilets available in the visitor centre and one available in the grounds.
  • For more information please visit the guide for the visitor centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level 1.