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Widnes Household Waste and Recycling Centre

Johnson's Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 0SJ

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Location

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

Opening Hours

Outside Access (Vehicle Entrance / Exit)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue, off Johnson's Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 400cm (13ft 1in).

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the front of the recycle bins.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 240cm x 490cm (7ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 54m (59yd 2in) from the recycle centre car entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a one way traffic system in operation.
    • The blue badge parking space is next to the site office.

Recycle Bins

  • There are various types of recycle bins within the venue.
  • The recycle bins are numbered and signed to identify the types of waste.
  • There is a designated footpath to the front of the recycle bins.
  • Members of staff are on hand to provide assistance if required.
  • There is an office to obtain help to the right as you enter.
  • Privately owned light goods vehicles will require a permit obtained from the local authority to deposit recyclable waste.

Level Change (Recycle Bins)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the recycle containers.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the recycle bins.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Standard Toilet(s)

Toilet with Adaptations

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Additional Info

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