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Shell Petrol Station - M65 - Blackburn with Darwen - Extra

M65 - Blackburn with Darwen - Extra, M65 Junction 4, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0DB

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Petrol Station Summary

  • This petrol station is open 24 hours.
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There is not a portable hearing assistance system.
  • Payment at the petrol station during the day can be made in the shop and by using a phone app.
  • Payment at the petrol station during the night can be made in the shop and by using a phone app.
  • Payment can be made using the Shell Go app.
  • For the M65 - Blackburn with Darwen - Extra AccessAble Access Guide please click here (new tab).

COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in March 2021.
  • There is not a member of staff available at the entrance.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are free standing.
  • The height of the hand sanitiser is 97cm.
  • Hand sanitisers are not available inside the venue.
  • The hand sanitiser is foot pedal operated.
    There are anti-bacterial wipes available next to the hand sanitiser at a height of 117cm.
  • There is not a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is a Track and Trace system in place.
  • There is a one-way system for the counter, which is clearly marked with floor markings.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • There is clear floor signage throughout the building to help with social distancing.
  • There are protective clear screens located at tills/counters.
  • Protective clear screens are located at all tills.
  • Customer toilets are available.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located in front of the shop.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not lighting in the car park.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • There is not signage available to direct users to the Blue Badge parking bays.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 227cm x 473cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to one side but not at the rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bay(s) have at least the recommended width of 120cm.
  • Paying View
    • The car park is free for all users.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • Pedestrian walkways are not available in the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 5m from the car forecourt entrance.
    • There are level changes with no dropped kerbs from the Blue Badge bay(s) to the building.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the Blue Badge parking bay(s).

Petrol Station Forecourt

  • Staff are able to provide assistance at the pumps.
  • Staff are notified of customers arrival by use of an app, by sounding the horn, or by flashing the lights.
  • An App can be used at this petrol station to inform staff of arrival.
  • The App(s) used at this petrol station is/are; fuelService.
  • It is not possible to pay at the pump.
  • The height of the fuel pump nozzle slot is 128cm.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located at the front left of the shop, on the external wall.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 11m from the car forecourt entrance.
  • There are bollards on the approach to the ATM(s).
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 136cm.
  • The height of the bollard(s) is 91cm.
  • The bollards contrast visually with the tarmac.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 85cm and 113cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.

Outside Access (Car Forecourt Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front right of the shop.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Shell SELECT'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance area which may look like a hole to some people.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 146cm.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 190cm.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 101cm.
    • The bollards do contrast visually with the paving.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 89cm.
    • The hand sanitiser is foot pedal operated. There are anti-bacterial wipes available next to the hand sanitiser at a height of 117cm.

Outside Access (HGV Forecourt Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Shell SELECT'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance area which may look like a hole to some people.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 94cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 104cm.

Shop

  • Circulation View
    • The majority of aisle widths are 150cm+.
    • There is flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of walkways.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Background music is played throughout this area.
    • There are hand sanitisers.
    • There are hand held hand sanitisers on the counter at the tills.
  • Till(s) View
    • The till(s) is/are located at the left hand side of the shop as you enter via the car forecourt entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the till(s).
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the till(s).
    • The till(s) is/are not clearly signed.
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the till(s).
    • The till(s) is not/are not placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the till(s) are good.
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the till(s).
    • There is not a cashback option at the till(s).
    • The height of the till(s) is/are 111cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the till(s).
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the till(s).

Accessible Toilet (Left Toilet - Right Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the rear of the shop as you enter.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m from the car forecourt entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The door(s) open(s) outwards.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 87cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door(s) is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 216cm.
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The lighting is activated by a sensor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 143cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm.
    • The toilet seat contrast is poor.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 77cm.
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The wall fixed soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wall fixed soap dispenser is 94cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.

Accessible Toilet (Right Toilet - Right Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the rear of the shop as you enter.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m from the car forecourt entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The door(s) open(s) outwards.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 87cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door(s) is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 202cm x 215cm.
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The lighting is activated by a sensor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 129cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm.
    • The toilet seat contrast is poor.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 77cm.
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The wall fixed soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wall fixed soap dispenser is 94cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The Accessible Toilets act as the shared standard toilet.