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Unison

The Printworks, Park West, Sealand Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4RN

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Chester.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Chester Station.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the side 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 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 480cm (12ft 2in x 15ft 9in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the accessible entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 175cm (5ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This door is accessed by pressing the intercom to alert Unison on the first floor, the intercom is 146cm high.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the front of the building.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The main office is on the first floor which is inaccessible.
    • The photo shows a meeting room which is available on the ground floor.

Level Change (Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located at the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are The Unison main office.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not 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.
  • This service cannot be requested.