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Wheatley Hall Retail Park

Wheatley Hall Road, Doncaster, DN2 4PE

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in February 2022.
  • There is not a member of staff available at the entrance.
  • There is not a hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • Hand sanitisers are not available inside the venue.
  • There is not a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is not clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • Toilets are available.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a variety of retail outlets and a public toilet block.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Sunday 10:30 - 16:30.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Doncaster.

Access Point (Pedestrian Access)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located off Wheatley Hall Road.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There are several pedestrian access points off Wheatley Hall Road.
    • Photograph 3 and 4 show one with bollards that do not contrast with the paving and a pedestrian crossing beyond.
    • The minimum width at the bollards is 115cm.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the retail outlets.
    • 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 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • 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 a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 7 shows one of the paths leading from the car park to the retail units.
    • Photographs 8 and 9 show the pedestrian crossings between the paths and the retail units.
    • Photograph 10 shows the dropped kerb to the left of Esquires Coffee.
    • The width of the bollards at this area are 115cm.
    • The bollards do not contract with the paving.

Electrical Charge Point

  • Within the car park there is an electrical charge point for two vehicles. The charge point is to the right hand corner of the venue facing Matalan.

Retail Park

  • The paths around the retail park are block paving.
  • The block paving is level with the car park tarmac in the majority of the retail park.
  • There are intermittent bollards that do not contrast with the paving.
  • The minimum width at the bollards is 115cm.
  • The paths are level with the exception of the path in front of Esquires Coffee and Greggs which has a moderate slope as seen in photograph 7.
  • There are resting places comprising of fixed benches throughout the park.
  • There is a cash machine to the right of Greggs.

Outside Access (Toilet Block)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the block.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The main automatic door(s) is/are push pad or push button activated.
    • The push pad or push button is 95cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 95cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar push pad to exit.
    • Photograph 6 shows the manual entrance to the left of the block.
    • The door is single, opens away from you, may be difficult to open and is 94cm wide.

Accessible Toilet (Toilet Block)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the toilet block entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to 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 may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 233cm (4ft 12in x 7ft 8in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot 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 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • 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 fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Toilet Block)

Parent and Baby Room (Toilet Block)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 8m from the toilet block entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 79cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.