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Market Car Park

Market Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2HS

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Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 23:30.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 23:30.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 23:30.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 23:30.
  • Friday 06:30 - 23:30.
  • Saturday 06:30 - 23:30.
  • Sunday 06:30 - 23:30.

Location

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

Outside Access (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Princess Street.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 300cm (9ft 10in).

Parking

  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders with a microchip.
  • The car park is located on Princess street.
  • The car park type is multi storey.
  • 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 500cm x 500cm (16ft 5in x 16ft 5in).
  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the pedestrian entrance.
  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 36m (39yd 1ft) from the pedestrian 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.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left side of the car park, next to the market.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the pedestrian entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 200cm (3ft 7in x 6ft 7in).
  • 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 90cm - 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 accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the pedestrian entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the ground floor of the car park, to the left of the pedestrian entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 the market office.
    • 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 148cm x 200cm (4ft 10in x 6ft 7in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is not a lateral transfer space.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are non-infectious waste 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 not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 114cm (3ft 9in).
    • 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 fair.
    • 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.

Standard Toilet(s)