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Bullring - Saint Martin's Walk

Bullring, Birmingham, B5 4BU

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • For the map of the shopping centre please click here (new tab).
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.

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Outside Access (Edgbaston Street)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located leading from Edgbaston Street to Saint Martin's Walk.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 94cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance, leading to Saint Martin's Walk.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located ahead as you enter via the Edgbaston Street pedestrian entrance.
    • There is/are 45 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) has/have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • Comments View
    • The final 13 steps have a handrail in the centre only (shown in photograph 6).
    • This entrance leads to the East Mall and West Mall Middle and Upper Levels and to Saint Martin's Walk central pedestrian walkway.

Outside Access (New Street / High Street)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the corner of New Street and High Street.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 116cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance, leading to Saint Martin's Walk.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located to the left of the slope.
    • There is/are 5 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are in the centre going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • Comments View
    • The steps have tactile paving at the top only.
    • This entrance leads to the East Mall and West Mall Middle and Upper Levels and to Saint Martin's Walk central pedestrian walkway.

Outside Access (Park Street and Digbeth Corner)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the corner of Park Street and Digbeth.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 118cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The slope at this entrance joins up with the Edgbaston Street entrance.
    • The steps at this entrance share the Edgbaston Street entrance steps.
    • Please see the Edgbaston Street entrance section for steps information.

Outside Access (Swan Passage)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located leading from Saint Martin's Queensway.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located at the entrance and half way along the ramp.
    • There is/are 46 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 sets of steps.
    • There are 17 steps at the entrance with a handrail on both sides.
    • There are 29 steps half way along the ramp with a handrail on the left.
    • Otherwise the steps are identical.
    • The ramp overcomes all sets of steps.
    • The steps have tactile paving at the top only.
    • Photograph 6 shows the second set of 29 steps.

Outside Access (Smallbrook Queensway)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Smallbrook Queensway.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 106cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the slope.
    • There is/are 8 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) has/have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • Comments View
    • The bollards are located on the second and third steps.
    • There are no bollards along the slope.

Saint Martin's Walk Pedestrian Area

  • Saint Martin's Walk runs between the East Mall and West Mall of the Bullring.
  • The Middle Level of the East Mall and West Mall can be accessed from Saint Martin's Walk.
  • The East Mall and West Mall Middle Level entrances are located towards the Edgbaston Street entrance.
  • The Upper Level of the East Mall and West Mall can also be accessed from Saint Martin's Walk.
  • The East Mall and West Mall Upper Level entrances are located at the New Street and High Street corner entrance.
  • There are a variety of shops and cafes located along Saint Martin's Walk.
  • There are slight slopes running throughout the length of Saint Martin's Walk.
  • There is seating available throughout the length of Saint Martin's Walk.
  • There is no seating with armrests.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the East and West Malls of the Bullring.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located in the East and West Malls of the Bullring.

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