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Winsford Train Station

Station Road, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 3NF

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Winsford.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times (Ticket office)

  • Monday 07:00 - 12:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 12:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 12:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 12:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 15:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 15:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 520cm x 380cm (17ft 1in x 12ft 6in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the ticket office.
  • The furthest designated bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the ticket office.
  • 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 dropped kerbs.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Outside Access (Alternative Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the venue on platform 1 of station.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • Please note to access this entrance at street level, users have to leave the station and go over the bridge.

Level Change (Alternative Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Train Station

  • There are generally 2 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on platform 2.
  • The ticket office is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are not available to access platforms.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1,2.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1,2.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are none.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by using alternative outside access entrances only is / are 1.

Other Floors (Footbridge)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • 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 both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are Patform 1.
  • Comments View
    • This footbridge provides access from platform 2 and ticket office to platform 1.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.