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Menston Station

Station Road, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 6JH

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Hours

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of the station.
    • 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 8 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 330cm x 490cm (10ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 23m (25yd 6in) from the ticket office entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the ticket office 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a bus stop in the car park.

Access Point (Platform 1 from Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the right hand side of the station building, leading in from the car park.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the approach to the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Platform 2 from Brooklands Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located on Brooklands Lane.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 130cm.
    • The footpath is uneven in places.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway beyond the access point leading into the station.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Level Change (Brooklands Lane Access Point to Platform 2)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located at the end of the pathway from the Brooklands Lane access point leading to platform 2 and the steps to platform 1.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Ticket Office.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 136cm.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • 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.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 19.00 - 06.00.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located beyond the ticket office entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Northern Railway.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Northern Railway.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are Platform 1.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are Platform 2.

Platform 1 Waiting Room

  • The waiting room is to the right of the ticket office window.
  • The doors from the ticket office to the waiting room are double.
  • These doors are double, open away from you (push) and are heavy
  • The doors are 147cm wide.
  • The exit doors are single and open towards you (pull) and are heavy.
  • These doors are 110cm wide.
  • There is a similar door at the opposite side of the waiting room.
  • There are two vending machines in this waiting room.
  • The highest function on these machines is 166cm, the lowest function is 37cm.

Level Change (Platform 1)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you exit the platform 1 waiting room.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • 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.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 137cm (4ft 6in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you leave platform 1 waiting room.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Level Change (Platform 1 to Platform 2)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading from the steps to platform two.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading from platform 1 to platform 2.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Platform 2 Waiting Room

  • The door to this waiting room is single and heavy.
  • The door opens away from you (push).
  • The door is 86cm wide.
  • There is a similar door to the right of this entrance.
  • This door has a shallow step at the entrance.
  • This waiting room does not have any vending machines.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

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 bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located on the grassy areas around the car park area.