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IKEA - Belfast

Hollywood Exchange, 306 Airport Road West, Belfast, BT3 9EJ

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • Store Information View
    • Please click here for opening times and services available in this store.
    • Site maps are not available within the store.
    • There is an assistive shopping service available within the store upon request.
    • There is a/are order and collection point(s) within the store.
    • The order and collection point(s) is/are located in Customer Returns.
    • There is a Pick and Delivery Service available within the store.
    • The Pick and Delivery Service is located in the Showroom.
    • There are additional charges for the Pick and Delivery Service.
    • Wheelchairs are available to borrow within the store.
    • To obtain loan wheelchairs please contact a member of staff on arrival.
    • Specialist trollies are available to support accessible shopping.
    • There is a Safe/Quiet Place available within the store.
    • The Safe/Quiet Place is located in the first aid room.
    • Wifi is available throughout the store.
    • Documents/information can be provided in; large print on request and different languages.
    • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the store/nearby.
    • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
    • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available within the store.
    • There is a Changing Places facility available within the store.
  • Staff Information View
    • There is not a member of staff trained in Irish Sign Language.
    • Irish Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
    • 2 portable loops are available from staff on request.
    • Assistive shopping must be pre-booked by contacting the store beforehand.

Parking (Blue Badge Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The store does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located between the multi-storey car park and the store.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park surface is well maintained and easy to travel on.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 380cm x 590cm (12ft 6in x 19ft 4in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There is an additional car park for visitors.
  • Paying View
    • There are no parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 60m (65yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Parking (Multi-Storey Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The store does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located to the left, past the store as you approach from the A2 junction.
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • Parking areas are well lit.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 240cm (7ft 10in).
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park surface is well maintained and easy to travel on.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 500cm x 600cm (16ft 5in x 19ft 8in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There is an overflow car park for staff and visitors.
  • Paying View
    • There are no parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • 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.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 80m (87yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Level Change (Multi-Storey Car Park Entrance and Lifts)

  • Ramp / Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope located in front of the lift doors.
    • The ramp/slope is used to access the pedestrian entrance and lifts to the multi-storey car park.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Other Floors (Multi-Storey Car Park)

  • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
  • The stairs are for public use.
  • The stairs are located to the right as you enter the car park via the pedestrian entrance.
  • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels G, 1 and 2.
  • There are 15+ steps between floors.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • Stairs View
    • The steps have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • 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.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift (Multi-Storey Car Park)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the store side of the car park.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels G, 1 and 2.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 298cm (9ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 298cm x 301cm (9ft 9in x 9ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slight slope in front of the lift at ground level.

Approach (Main Entrance and Accessible Entrance)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front right of the building.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) by revolving.
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The width of the door opening is 275cm.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There is a button to slow the rotation of the doors.
    • The height of the button is 85cm.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front right of the building.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • 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 its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The main automatic door(s) is/are push pad or push button activated.
  • The push pad or push button is 87cm from floor level.
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The width of the door opening is 87cm.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Entrance Foyer

  • Foyer View
    • There is step free access within the foyer.
    • The type of flooring in this area is concrete.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The foyer does play background music.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests in the foyer.
    • There is a store host available within the foyer.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a shortcut from the entrance foyer to the Bistro and Swedish Food Market.
      There is a fixed hearing loop located at the store host counter.
  • Play Area (Småland) View
    • There is a play area within the entrance foyer.
    • The play area is free of charge.
    • The play area offers inclusive play.
    • There is step-free access to the play area.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the play area.
    • The play area is clearly signed.
    • The play area counter is at a height of 104cm.
    • There is not a lowered section of the play area counter.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the play area counter.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
    • There is stepped access within the play area.
    • There are clearly marked steps, without handrails up the ball pit area.
      There are clearly marked steps, with handrails up to the cinema.
    • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available within the play area.
    • There are standard toilets available within the play area.
    • There are not ambulant cubicles available in the standard toilets.
    • Baby change facilities are not available within the play area.

Changing Places (Entrance Foyer)

  • Location and Access View
    • The facility is located to the rear right of the entrance foyer.
    • The facility is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
    • The facility surveyed is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the store host in the entrance foyer.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The width of the door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 236cm x 560cm.
    • There is a clear 200cm x 180cm manoeuvring space in the facility.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • Dropdown rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the dropdown rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • As you face the toilet there are vertical grab rails on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the right of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a sensor flush.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 60cm.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the toilet.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
  • Changing Bench and Hoist Details View
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in the cubicle.
  • Shower Details View
    • There is not a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
  • Other Facilities View
    • A privacy screen is available.
    • The type of wash basin is adjustable.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 108cm.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is available.
    • The wide paper roll dispenser is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and pedal waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the facility.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 104cm and 156cm from the floor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Entrance Foyer)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear right of the entrance foyer.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the female toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • There are horizontal grab rails on both sides of the seat.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 72cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the 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.
    • There is a/are similar standard toilet(s) available.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear right of the entrance foyer.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal.
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 45cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair in front of the lowered urinal (90cm x 140cm).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • There are horizontal grab rails on both sides of the seat.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 72cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the 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.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the store.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the female standard toilets.
    • There is step-free access to the baby change facilities.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 94cm (3ft 1in).

Parent and Baby Room (Entrance Foyer)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located at the rear right of the entrance foyer.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 43m from the accessible entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 95cm (3ft 1in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 85cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Access to (the Showroom)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located in the entrance foyer.
    • The stairs are approximately 15m from the accessible entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • 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.
    • There is a second lower handrail.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located to the right behind the stairs as you enter the entrance foyer.
    • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The lift is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The lift is a standard lift.
    • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
    • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
    • There are automatic, double to access the lift lobby on the first floor.
    • There are automatic gates on the first floor that open away from you.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
    • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
    • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
    • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 230cm (7ft 7in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 230cm x 205cm (7ft 7in x 6ft 9in).
    • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
    • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
    • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
    • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
    • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
    • There is not a hearing loop system.
    • The lift does have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • Comments View
    • The audible announcer was not working at the time of the survey (September 2018).

Area (Showroom)

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
    • There are slight level changes in areas where the showrooms meet with the walkway.
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The majority of aisle widths are over 200cm.
    • The majority of routes between products are over 120cm.
    • There is a shortcut from the Showroom entrance to the Restaurant.
      There is a shortcut from the Showroom entrance to the lift and stairs to the Market Hall.
      There is a shortcut with a single heavy door from Living Room Storage to Wardrobes.
      There is a shortcut with a single heavy door from Living Room Storage to Dining.
      There is a shortcut between Mattresses and Bedroom Storage.
    • The majority of shortcut widths are over 120cm.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There are regular resting points available in this area.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at the resting points.
    • There is a/are designated information point(s) available in this area.
    • There is a/are touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • Some of the designated information points are staffed.
    • There are planning area(s) available within this area.
    • Accessible play points are available in this area.
    • The lighting levels in this area are varied.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead directional and locational signage with white lettering on a blue background.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • There is a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.
    • The system is a fixed loop.
    • There are fixed loop hearing assistance systems at some staff and Information Points.
  • Comments View
    • There are self-serve help screens throughout the area.
    • The height of the screen is between 83cm and 103cm.

Planning Area (Living Room)

  • The planning area is located in the Living Room area of the Showroom.
  • There is step-free access to the planning area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the planning area.
  • The lighting levels in the planning area are good.
  • The height(s) of the counter(s) is/are high (110cm+).
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest desk is 75cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest desk is 106cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
  • There is not a/are not height adjustable desk(s) available.
  • There is a hearing assistance system in the planning area.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The sound enhancement system is located at the main counter.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • There are bar type stools and a mixture of chairs with and without armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the planning area.
  • There is a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.

Planning Area (Living Room BESTÅ Storage)

  • The planning area is located in the Living Room area of the Showroom.
  • There is step-free access to the planning area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the planning area.
  • The lighting levels in the planning area are good.
  • The height(s) of the counter(s) is/are high (110cm+).
  • The standard height for desks is 69cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
  • There is not a/are not height adjustable desk(s) available.
  • There is a hearing assistance system in the planning area.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The sound enhancement system is located on the counter.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • The seats do not have armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the planning area.
  • There is not a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.

Planning Area (IKEA Business)

  • The planning area is located in the business area.
  • There is step-free access to the planning area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the planning area.
  • The lighting levels in the planning area are good.
  • The standard height for desks is 79cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
  • There is a/are height adjustable desk(s) available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system in the planning area.
  • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the planning area.
  • There is not a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.

Planning Area (Kitchens)

  • The planning area is located in Kitchens and Dining area of the Showroom.
  • There is step-free access to the planning area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the planning area.
  • The lighting levels in the planning area are good.
  • The height(s) of the counter(s) is/are medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest desk is 73cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest desk is 100cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
  • There is a/are height adjustable desk(s) available.
  • There is a hearing assistance system in the planning area.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The sound enhancement system is located at the main desk.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • There are bar type stools and some chairs without armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the planning area.
  • There is a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible children's play point in this planning area.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible children's play point in this planning area.

Planning Area (PAX Bedroom Storage)

  • The planning area is located in the Storage section of the Bedrooms area of the Showroom on the first floor.
  • There is step-free access to the planning area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the planning area.
  • The lighting levels in the planning area are good.
  • The height(s) of the counter(s) is/are medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest desk is 73cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest desk is 91cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
  • There is not a/are not height adjustable desk(s) available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system in the planning area.
  • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the planning area.
  • There is not a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Bedrooms)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located in the Bedrooms area of the Showroom.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 194cm (4ft 10in x 6ft 4in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a large bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, general domestic waste and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 144cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 68cm (2ft 3in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 106cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Eating and Drinking (Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located after the Showroom.
  • There is step-free access to the restaurant.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is 86cm.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • The height of the tray counter/rail is 91cm.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • There is step-free access within the restaurant.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 5m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 10m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 102cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • Wifi is available within this area.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are menu boards/signs available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • Food allergy information is available on touchscreen tablets.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • There is a children's play area accessed via a single shallow step to the left as you enter the Restaurant.
    • There is a baby food warming point to the left as you enter the Restaurant.
    • The height of the counter is 92cm.
    • There are bottle warmers, disposable bibs and a microwave.
    • The height of the microwave controls is 145cm.
    • There is a screened nursing area to the left as you enter the Restaurant.
    • There is a chair with armrests and an accessible children's play point.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Restaurant)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter the Restaurant.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 171cm x 207cm (5ft 7in x 6ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a large bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 133cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 99cm (3ft 3in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Restaurant)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter the Restaurant.
    • There is step-free access to the female toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • There are horizontal grab rails on both sides of the seat.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 72cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the 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.
    • There is a/are similar standard toilet(s) available.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter the Restaurant.
    • There is step-free access to 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 available.
    • There is a horizontal grab rail to the left of the seat.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 72cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the 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.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the store.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the female and male standard toilets.
    • There is step-free access to the baby change facilities.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 94cm (3ft 1in).

Parent and Baby Room (Restaurant)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located to the right as you enter the Restaurant.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 95cm (3ft 1in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 85cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Access to (the Market Hall)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located at the rear of the Showroom, to the left before the Restaurant.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1 and G.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • 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.
    • There is a second lower handrail.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located at the rear of the Showroom, to the left before the Restaurant.
    • The lift is a standard lift.
    • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
    • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1 and G.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
    • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
    • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
    • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 230cm (7ft 7in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 230cm x 206cm (7ft 7in x 6ft 9in).
    • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
    • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
    • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
    • The lift does have an audible announcer.
    • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
    • There is not a hearing loop system.
    • The lift does have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
    • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

Area (Market Hall)

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is concrete.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The majority of aisle widths are over 200cm.
    • The majority of routes between products are over 120cm.
    • There is a shortcut with heavy double doors from the Market Hall entrance to Bed Textiles.
      There is a shortcut with heavy double doors from Textiles to Lighting.
      There is a shortcut with heavy double doors from Bathroom to Home Decoration.
    • The majority of shortcut widths are over 120cm.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There is a/are designated information point(s) available in this area.
    • There touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • Some of the designated information points are staffed.
    • Accessible play points are available in this area.
    • The lighting levels in this area are varied.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead directional and locational signage with white text on a blue background.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.
  • Comments View
    • There is a staff point and cutting table in Textiles.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Home Decoration)

  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the Home Decoration area of the Market Hall.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 176cm x 192cm (5ft 9in x 6ft 4in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a large bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 136cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 69cm (2ft 3in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 98cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Area (Self-serve)

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is concrete.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The majority of aisle widths are over 200cm.
    • The majority of routes between products are over 120cm.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There are regular resting points available in this area.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at the resting points.
    • There is a/are designated information point(s) available in this area.
    • There is a/are touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • The designated information point(s) is/are staffed.
    • The lighting levels in this area are varied.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead directional and locational signage with white lettering on a blue background.
      There is overhead product locational signage with white lettering on a red background on the ends of the product aisles.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • There is a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.
    • The system is a fixed loop.
    • There is a fixed loop induction system at the staff / Information Point at the end of aisle 10.
  • Comments View
    • There is Bargain Corner in the Self-serve area.
    • The width between the products will vary.

Checkouts

  • The checkouts are located at the end of the Self-serve area.
  • There is step-free access to the checkouts.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the checkouts.
  • Checkouts are clearly signed.
  • The lighting levels at the checkouts are good.
  • There is a/are checkout(s) and self service till(s).
  • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 95cm.
  • Staff can provide assistance with using the self service till(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the checkouts.
  • The following checkouts have a sound enhancement system; all checkouts.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the checkouts (portable).

Food Market (Swedish Food Market)

  • Inside Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the aisles.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 120cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • The flooring throughout the aisles is vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in aisles with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • Background music is played.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Checkout(s) View
    • There are 2 checkouts available within the shop.
    • There is step-free access to the checkout(s).
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the checkout(s).
    • The checkout(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • The lighting levels at the checkouts are good.
    • There is a/are checkout(s).
    • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 90cm.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the checkout(s).
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the checkout(s) (portable).

Eating and Drinking (Bistro)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located beyond the checkouts.
  • There is step-free access to the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is 90cm.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the café.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is concrete.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • The nearest table is approximately 10m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 64cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 94cm.
  • Wifi is available within this area.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are menu boards/signs available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • Food allergy information is available on touchscreen tablets.
  • The type of food served here is hot dogs, chips, pastries and donuts.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Approach (Customer Returns)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
    • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 90cm.
    • The bollard(s) does/do not have a good colour contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient.

Outside Access (Customer Returns Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front left of the building.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
  • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 159cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 164cm.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Counter (Customer Returns)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located to the right as you enter Customer Returns entrance.
    • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is 102cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a lowered section of the counter.
    • The height of the lowered section at the counter is 60cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided near the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is concrete.
  • Seating Area View
    • There is a seating area close to the counter.
    • Access to the seating area is unobstructed.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • Comments View
    • There is an accessible children's play point at the seating area.
    • There is a ticket system for queuing for Customer Returns, Collections and Deliveries.
    • The height of the touchscreen is between 103cm and 120cm.

Counter (Collection Point)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located ahead as you enter the Customer Returns entrance.
    • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is 102cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided near the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is concrete.

Counter (Home Delivery and Assembly)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located to the left as you enter Customer Returns entrance.
    • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is 102cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided near the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is concrete.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Customer Returns)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • The accessible toilet was out of use at the time of the survey.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter Customer Returns.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 240cm x 219cm (7ft 10in x 7ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 174cm (5ft 9in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by the baby change table when extended.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 67cm (2ft 2in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 103cm (3ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 59cm (1ft 11in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Customer Returns)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left as you enter Customer Returns.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the store.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the female and male standard toilets.
    • There is step-free access to the baby change facilities.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 94cm (3ft 1in).

Exit

  • Exit View
    • This information is for the exit located to the left after the checkouts.
    • The exit area/door is clearly signed internally.
    • The exit is step-free.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this exit.
    • The exit door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 165cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 164cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the exit, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this exit.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.