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Knebworth Station

Park Lane, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG3 6AT

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Introduction

  • There is step free access to the booking office only.

Assisted Travel Contact Information

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the front and side of the station.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 270cm x 480cm (8ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 21m (22yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the ticket office leading from the car park.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 135cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Access Point (Subway Access)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the side of the car park leading to the subway.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
    • The width of the gap is 160cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the approach to the access point from the car park.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The hearing assistance system was not tested at the time of the survey.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:50 - 13:15.
    • Tuesday 06:50 - 13:15.
    • Wednesday 06:50 - 13:15.
    • Thursday 06:50 - 13:15.
    • Friday 06:50 - 13:15.
    • Saturday 08:00 - 13:45.
    • Sunday Closed.

Level Change (Subway)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading from the subway to platforms 1 & 4.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 1 and 2 show the subway towards the platforms from the ticket office.
    • Photographs 3 and 4 show the stairs from the subway to platforms 1 and 2.
    • Photographs 5 and 6 show the stairs from the subway to platforms 3 and 4.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 13:15 - 06:50.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on the right when you enter.
  • The ticket office is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Great Northern.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • Shops and services within the station include Amelia's.
  • All key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • There are 4 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 1 & 4.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1,2,3 & 4.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.
  • Comments View
    • Only platforms 1 & 4 are open to passengers. Platforms 2 & 3 are fenced off for non-stop fast trains.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested 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.