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Route from the Urgent Care Centre Car Park to the Urgent Care Centre Entrance

Burnley General Teaching Hospital, Casterton Avenue, Burnley, BB10 2PQ

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Route Information

  • The following information describes the route from the Urgent Care Centre car park to Urgent Care Centre entrance.
  • The approximate distance of this route from the Blue Badge Bays is 20m.
  • The route takes approximately 2 minutes.
  • The route leads across the service road to the entrance of the Urgent Care Centre.
  • The majority of paths along the route are tarmac.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; busy roads and crossing points.

Hospital Parking

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car park is located at the front of the Urgent Care Centre entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 5 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 360cm x 600cm (11ft 10in x 19ft 8in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is located immediately in front of the Urgent Care Centre entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the payment machines in the car park.
    • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is not a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • To see the hospital parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • 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 hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Urgent Care Centre entrance.

Car Park to Covered Walkway

  • From the Blue Badge bays in the Urgent Care Centre car park make your way towards the Urgent Care Centre entrance.
  • There is a dropped kerb immediately before the pavement.
  • Continue straight for 1m and there is a pedestrian crossing with tactile paving.
  • Cross the pedestrian crossing. There is tactile paving on the other side.
  • There is a very slight slope upwards on the pavement.
  • Carry on straight ahead to the covered walkway.
  • There is a very small ridge where the covered walkway starts.

Covered Walkway to the Urgent Care Centre Entrance

  • Follow the level walkway towards the Urgent Care Centre entrance.
  • The walkway is approximately 20m to the Urgent Care Centre entrance.

Outside Access (Urgent Care Centre Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Urgent Care Centre.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a hand sanitiser but it is not at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • Standard manual wheelchairs are available for people to borrow at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 154cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 158cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.