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Hamptons - Kingston

40 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1HL

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Alternative Services

  • This branch and the business is committed to making the services they offer accessible to all customers.
  • As well as in-person appointments at their office, they can adapt to your needs and requirements by using phone calls, email or video calls – whichever works best for you and your circumstances.
  • If you’d rather see them face-to-face in your own home, they can always accommodate that too.
  • In each branch a portable hearing loop is available on request with 48 hours notice.
  • To find out more or if you have any further questions, please contact your local branch.

Branch Information

  • For contact details, opening times, and services available in this branch, please click here to visit the Hamptons Kingston branch page on their website (opens in a new tab).
  • This branch is located in/on a main shopping street/area.

Public Transport and Parking

  • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the branch.
  • The nearest train station is Kingston.
  • The branch does not have its own car park.
  • There are no parking facilities available at the branch.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on High Street.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • Public parking is available within approximately 200m of the branch.
    • The public parking facilities located close to the branch include: Rose Car Park.

Approach (High Street)

  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles/paving slabs.
  • The approach surface is uneven in places.
  • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access

  • This information is for the entrance located on High Street.
  • There is external signage.
  • There is stepped access at this entrance.
  • Entrance View
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with the immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 70cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 2 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 13cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is 137cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside the Branch

  • There is step-free access throughout the majority of the branch.
  • The type of flooring in the branch is carpet and laminate.
  • There is some flooring in the branch which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • There is some flooring in the branch which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • There is not a waiting area available in the branch.
  • Seating can be provided for customers while they wait.
  • Seating in the branch includes; chairs with armrests.

Desk(s)

  • There is/are 2 desk(s) in the branch.
  • The desk(s) is/are located ahead from the entrance .
  • The nearest desk is approximately 2m from the entrance.
  • The desk(s) is/are is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the desk(s).
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the desk(s).
  • Desk Features View
    • There are not screens, windows, TVs or mirrors in front of or behind the desk(s) which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The desk(s) is/are not placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the desk(s) are good.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the desk(s) is 68cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
    • All of the desks have clear space under them.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the desk(s).

Step(s) (Access to Meeting Room)

  • There is a/are step(s) located ahead from the entrance.
  • There is/are 6 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 19cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is 27cm.
  • 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 not easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Meeting Room

  • The meeting room is located ahead from the entrance, and left up the stairs.
  • The room is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is not clear signage for the room (on or near the door).
  • Colleagues can provide assistance getting to the room.
  • The corridor/walkway leading to the room is not sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is not step free access into the room.
  • Access into the Room View
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is low.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is low.
  • Room Details View
    • There is not a hearing assistance system available for the room.
    • There is not fixed furniture within the room.
    • A height adjustable desk is not available.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the desk is 70cm.
    • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the room.
    • There are screens, windows, TVs or mirrors in front of or behind the desk which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The desk is placed in front of a plain background.
    • There are no potential trip hazards within the room.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) for customer use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located ahead and to the right after the entrance.
  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access into the female toilet(s).
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
  • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
  • There is not a lowered wash basin.
  • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
  • Lighting levels are good.
  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located ahead and to the right after you enter the branch.
  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 9m from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access into the male toilet(s).
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
  • There is not a lowered urinal.
  • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
  • There is not a lowered wash basin.
  • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever twist.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
  • Lighting levels are low to moderate.