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Cabot Circus - Bus Stops and Taxi Rank

Glass House, Penn Street, Bristol, BS1 3BX

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Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language. Please phone the venue in advance for more information.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include mobile hoists, wheelchairs, motorised wheelchairs, mobility scooters and adjustable beds.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Bristol Shopmobility.
  • Members of staff are available to provide help and assistance.

Multi-Storey Car Park

  • The shopping centre does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located off Newfoundland Street (A4032).
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 215cm (7ft 1in).
  • The car park does have a barrier control system.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are located on the ground level and level 3.
  • There is a total of 2500 parking bays in the car park of which 75 are designated for the use of Blue Badge holders.
  • There are parking charges for the car park.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Payment machines are located outside the lifts on all levels of the car park.
  • 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.
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Bus Stops

  • There are 3 bus stops along Penn Street between the Concorde Street access point and Brigstowe Street access point into Cabot Circus.
  • These bus stops are serviced by routes 24, 48, 48A, X48 - 6, 7, 8, 9, 36, 72 and 35, 37, 42, 42A, 43, 44, 45.
  • These bus stops have live timetables, covered sections and seating with armrests available (photograph 3).

Taxi Rank

  • There is a taxi rank on the Quakers Friars side of Penn Street, between Broadmead and Philadelphia Street.
  • This taxi rank has space for approximately 6 taxis.
  • This taxi rank is 31m from the George White Street access point.

Penn Street

  • The main hazards on this road are heavy traffic and busy pedestrian paths.
  • The pavement has a slab surface which can be slippery when wet.
  • There is a level crossing point between Broadmead and George White Street with tactile paving on each side.
  • There is a level crossing point between Quakers Friars access point on Philadelphia Street and Brigstowe Street.

Access Point (George White Street)

  • This information is for the access point located off Penn Street, opposite Broadmead.
  • This access point gives access to the upper ground floor of Cabot Circus.
  • The access point is clearly signed.
  • This access point sign says 'Welcome to Cabot Circus'.
  • There is step-free access at this access point.
  • There are bollards at this access point.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 122cm.
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    • The height of the bollard(s) is 110cm.
    • The bollards do have an identification band to aid visually impaired people.
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    • There are maps with clearly written lists of shops and services within Cabot Circus and Quakers Friars at this access point.

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