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Hooton Railway Station

Hooton Road, Hooton, Cheshire, CH66 7NL

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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 is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 450cm x 520cm (14ft x 17ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 47m (51yd 15in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 80m (87yd 19in) from the main 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 have to cross a road.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The barrier leaading to the carpark is kept permanently uo.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Hooton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Hooton.

Opening Times (Ticket Office)

  • Monday 05:25 - 00:30.
  • Tuesday 05:25 - 00:30.
  • Wednesday 05:25 - 00:30.
  • Thursday 05:25 - 00:30.
  • Friday 05:25 - 00:30.
  • Saturday 05:25 - 00:30.
  • Sunday 07:30 - 00:30.

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 96cm (3ft 2in) wide.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 3m (3yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low in height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.
  • Comments View
    • Train tickets are purchased in the shop that is to the left of reception.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear of platform 1.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The lift is 60m (66yd) from main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 155cm x 185cm (5ft 1in x 6ft 1in).
  • 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 have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Train Station

  • There are generally 2 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 18:00-06:00.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located inside the shop.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Merseyrail.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • All key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • There are 4 platform(s) in the station.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-4.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 1.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 2-4.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 1-4.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the right as you enter.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 210cm (5ft 3in x 6ft 11in).
    • 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 can 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 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.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.