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1 IKEA Way, Exeter, EX2 7RX

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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 available within the store.
    • There is an assistive shopping service available within the store upon request.
    • There is loading and/or unloading assistance available upon request.
    • There is a/are order and collection point(s) within the store.
    • The order and collection point(s) is/are located on level 1, in the Customer Services area.
    • There is a Pick and Delivery Service available within the store.
    • The Pick and Delivery Service is located from any quick pay desk.
    • There are additional charges for the Pick and Delivery Service.
    • Wheelchairs are available to borrow within the store.
    • Mobility scooters available to borrow within the store.
    • To obtain loan wheelchairs please contact a member of staff on arrival.
    • Specialist trollies 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 on request.
    • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the store/near by.
    • 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 a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
    • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
    • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.

Parking (Open Air Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The store does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located in front of 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 and signposted.
    • 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 360cm x 440cm (11ft 10in x 14ft 5in).
    • 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 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 tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • There is some tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 27m (29yd 1ft) from the left accessible entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Parking (Sheltered Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The store does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located underneath the store.
    • The car park type is underground.
    • Parking areas are well lit.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 260cm (8ft 6in).
    • 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 and signposted.
    • 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 366cm x 538cm (12ft x 17ft 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 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 unaided.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is concrete.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the left accessible entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach (Open Air Car Park Entrance)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac.
    • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
    • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 137cm.
    • The bollard(s) has/have a good colour contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access (Open Air Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, in the open air car park.
  • 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 183cm.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There is a push pad to slow the rotation of the door.
    • The height to the top of the external push pad is 111cm.
    • The height to the top of the internal push pad is 109cm.
    • At the time of the survey the door was set to be permanently open (September 2018).

Approach (Sheltered Car Park Entrance)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is concrete.
    • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
    • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 138cm.
    • The bollard(s) has/have a good colour contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access (Sheltered Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the sheltered car park.
  • 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 183cm.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There is a push pad to slow the rotation of the door.
    • The height to the top of the external push pad is 112cm.
    • The height to the top of the internal push pad is 108cm.
    • At the time of the survey the door was set to be permanently open (September 2018).

Approach (Left Accessible Entrance)

  • Approach View
    • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
    • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 138cm.
    • The bollard(s) has/have a good colour contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
  • Comments View
    • The approach surface is tarmac in the open air and concrete under the store.

Outside Access (Left Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the left hand side of the entrance area as you face the store, between the 2 car parks.
  • 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/do 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 door(s) is/are single width.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The height of the top of the external push button is 86cm.
    • The height to the top of the internal push button is 118cm.

Approach (Right Accessible Entrance)

  • Approach View
    • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
    • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 138cm.
    • The bollard(s) has/have a good colour contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
  • Comments View
    • The approach surface is tarmac in the open air and concrete under the store.

Outside Access (Right Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the right hand side of the entrance area as you face the store, between the 2 car parks.
  • 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/do 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 86cm from floor level.
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The width of the door opening is 77cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The height of the external push button is 86cm.
    • The height of the internal push button is 119cm.

Access to (Customer Returns)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located at the front left of the store.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 0 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 not 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 front left of the store.
    • 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 0 and 1.
    • 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 good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 298cm (9ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 298cm x 293cm (9ft 9in x 9ft 7in).
    • 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 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 not 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
    • These stairs and lift are also used to access the car parks from the exit.

Outside Access (Customer Returns Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on level 1, to the left as you exit the Customer Returns lift.
  • The entrance area/door is not 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) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 219cm.
  • 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 220cm.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Access to (Upper Entrance Foyer)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located ahead as you enter via the left accessible entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 6m from the left accessible entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 0 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.
  • Escalator(s) View
    • Escalators can be used to access other floors.
    • The escalator(s) is/are located ahead as you enter the main entrance.
    • The escalator(s) is/are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The escalators only go up.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator(s) are levels 0 and 1.
    • The escalator(s) steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalator(s) are clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels at the escalator(s) are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located to the left as you enter the left accessible entrance.
    • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The lift is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the left 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 levels 0 and 1.
    • 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 good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 239cm (7ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 239cm x 214cm (7ft 10in x 7ft).
    • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
    • There is 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 not have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

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 not play background music.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides in the foyer.
    • There is a store host available within the foyer.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The checkouts, Swedish Food Market, Bistro and Customer Service areas are all accessible from the upper entrance foyer.
  • 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 102cm.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
    • There is stepped access within the play area.
    • There are 3 unmarked steps, without handrails to access a raised area within the play area.
    • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available within the play area (Småland).
    • There are standard toilets available within the play area (Småland).
    • There are not ambulant cubicles available in the standard toilets.
    • Baby change facilities are not available within the play area (Småland).
  • Comments View
    • The Småland Collection Point is located in the Market Hall.
    • There are IKEA Family touchscreens in the upper entrance foyer.
    • The height to the top of the highest touchscreen is 148cm.
    • The height to the top of the lowest touchscreen is 131cm.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Småland)

  • 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 in Småland.
    • 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 does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 152cm x 279cm (4ft 12in x 9ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has 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 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • 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 open waste paper 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 not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (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 88cm (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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 91cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • 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) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a lip in the accessible toilet doorway.

Changing Places (Entrance Foyer and Checkouts)

  • Location and Access View
    • The facility is located on level 1, to the left as you exit the foyer lift, between the upper entrance foyer and the checkouts.
    • The facility is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • 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 greeter.
    • 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 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 297cm x 400cm.
    • 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 164cm (5ft 5in).
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down 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 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 98cm.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • 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 160cm (5ft 3in).
    • 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 102cm.
    • 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 not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 non-infectious waste 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 107cm and 141cm from the floor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Entrance Foyer and Checkouts)

  • 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 on level 1, to the left as you exit the foyer lift, between the upper entrance foyer and the checkouts.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 51cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does not contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair in front of the lowered urinal (90cm x 140cm).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 69cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • 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 far cubicle in the standard female 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 89cm (2ft 11in).

Parent and Baby Room (Entrance Foyer and Checkouts - Family Toilet)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located on level 1, to the left as you exit the foyer lift, between the upper entrance foyer and the checkouts.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 13m from the lift.
  • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • 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 84cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
  • 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.

Parent and Baby Room (Entrance Foyer and Checkouts)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located on level 1, to the left as you exit the foyer lift, between the upper entrance foyer and the checkouts.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 14m from the lift.
  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • 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 74cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
  • There is a/are chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a chair with armrests on both sides.
  • 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 Showroom and Restaurant)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located in the centre of the upper entrance foyer.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 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.
    • 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 not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Escalator(s) View
    • Escalators can be used to access other floors.
    • The escalator(s) is/are located in the centre of the upper entrance foyer.
    • The escalators only go up.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator(s) are levels 1 and 2.
    • The escalator(s) steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalator(s) are clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels at the escalator(s) are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located to the rear left of the upper entrance foyer.
    • 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 1 and 2.
    • 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 good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 240cm (7ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 240cm x 206cm (7ft 10in 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 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 not have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Area (Showroom)

  • 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 from the Showroom entrance to the Restaurant and toilets.
      There is a shortcut from Living Room Storage (area 2) to Workspaces (area 5).
      There is a shortcut from Living Room Storage (area 2) to Wardrobes and Storage (area 7).
      There is a shortcut from Living Room Storage (area 2) to Children's IKEA (area 8).
      There are heavy double doors to access the shortcut from Living Room Storage (area 2) to Children's IKEA (area 8).
    • 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 touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • The designated information point(s) is/are not 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 good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead directional signage with white lettering on a blue background.
      There are overhead site maps throughout the area.
      There are directional arrows projected onto the floor.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not 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.
    • The fixed hearing loops are located at the Information desks in Dining (area 3), Workspaces (area 5), and Children's IKEA (area 8).
      The hearing loops are not signed.
  • Comments View
    • There are "Design Your Own..." touchscreens throughout the Showroom.
    • The height to the top of the touchscreens ranges from 107cm - 119cm.
    • There are IKEA Family touchscreens throughout the Showroom.
    • The height to the top of the highest touchscreen is 149cm.
    • The height to the top of the lowest touchscreen is 131cm.
    • There are price checker computers throughout the area.
    • The height to the top of the computer screens is 150cm.
    • The height of the computer desks is 86cm.
    • There is a slight lip at the entrances to the room set areas of the Showroom.

Planning Area (Living Room Soft Furnishings)

  • The planning area is located in area 1 (Living Room) 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 74cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest desk is 86cm.
  • 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 quick pay counter.
  • The hearing assistance system is not 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 (Living Room Storage)

  • The planning area is located in area 2 (Living Room Storage) 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 standard height for desks is 68cm.
  • 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 quick pay counter.
  • The hearing assistance system is not 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 (Kitchens)

  • The planning area is located in area 4 (Kitchens) 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 standard height for desks is 68cm.
  • 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 host desk at the front of the planning area.
  • The hearing assistance system is not 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 (Wardrobes and Storage)

  • The planning area is located in area 7 (Wardrobes and Storage) 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 68cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest desk is 105cm.
  • The standard height for desks is 105cm.
  • 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 host desk at the front of the planning area.
  • The hearing assistance system is not 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 not a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.

Eating and Drinking (Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located ahead as you exit area 8 (Children's IKEA) in 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 91cm.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a counter/tray rail at a height of 85cm to allow a disabled person to manoeuvre a tray.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the restaurant.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does not 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 3m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 40cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 92cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • 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 available.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • Food allergy information is available on hand held menus.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a children's play area surrounded by tables and seating to the rear of the restaurant.
    • There is a slight ramp to access the play area.
    • The width of the ramp is 92cm.
    • There is a nursing area at the rear of the restaurant.
    • There is a table and chairs with armrests on both sides.
    • There is a baby food heating area within the restaurant.

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 exit 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 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 193cm x 272cm (6ft 4in x 8ft 11in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has 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 127cm (4ft 2in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary 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 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 not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (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 88cm (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 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 92cm.
    • 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 88cm (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) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • 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 and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you exit the Showroom.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 51cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair in front of the lowered urinal (90cm x 140cm).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 70cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

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 exit the Showroom.
  • 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 and written text 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 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • 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 70cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is push.
  • There is a/are chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a chair with armrests on both sides.
  • 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 located to the left as you exit the Showroom.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are level 2 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 left as you exit the Showroom.
    • 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 2 and 1.
    • 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 good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 238cm (7ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 238cm x 214cm (7ft 10in x 7ft).
    • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
    • There is 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 not have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

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 from Textiles (area 10) to Rugs (area 12).
      There is a shortcut from Home Organisation (area 14) to Greenhouse (area 16).
    • 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 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 touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • The designated information point(s) is/are not 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 numbered location signage with white lettering on a blue background.
      There are overhead site maps throughout the area.
      There are directional arrows projected onto the floor.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.
  • Comments View
    • There are price checker computers throughout the area.
    • The height to the top of the computer screens is 160cm.
    • The height of the computer desks is 86cm.

Planning Area (Bathshop)

  • The planning area is located in area 11 (Bathshop) of the Market Hall.
  • 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 standard height for desks is 68cm.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Market Hall)

  • 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 between area 16 (Greenhouse) and area 17 (Home Decoration) in 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 does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 209cm x 219cm (6ft 10in x 7ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has 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 139cm (4ft 7in).
    • 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 non-infectious waste 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 not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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 88cm (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 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 88cm.
    • 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) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • 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 92cm (3ft).

Standard Toilet(s) (Market Hall)

  • 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 between area 16 (Greenhouse) and area 17 (Home Decoration) in the Market Hall.
    • 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.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 70cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • 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 the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • 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 touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • The designated information point(s) is/are not staffed.
    • The lighting levels in this area are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead directional and location 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 not 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.
    • The fixed loop is located at the Information Point.
  • Comments View
    • There are information computers throughout the area.
    • The height of the computer desks is 87cm.
    • The height to the top of the screens is 147cm.
    • There are IKEA Family touchscreens in the area, just before the checkouts and Bargain Corner.
    • The height to the top of the touchscreens is 149cm.
    • Bargain Corner is located to the rear left of the area, to right of checkouts.
    • The room between the products in Bargain Corner may vary.

Checkouts

  • The checkouts are located ahead as you exit 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), high activity till(s) and self service till(s).
  • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 97cm.
  • The height of the high activity till(s) is/are 91cm.
  • Staff can provide assistance with using the self service till(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system at the checkouts.
  • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the checkouts (portable).
  • Comments View
    • The high activity tills are signed as 'Yellow Bag Only Check-outs'.

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 not 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 91cm.
    • The height of the lowered section of the checkout(s) is 52cm.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section(s) of the checkout(s).
    • 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 ahead after the checkouts, to the left of the upper entrance foyer.
  • 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 not play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 6m 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 92cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 92cm.
  • 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 available.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • Food allergy information is available on hand held menus.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Counter (Returns)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located to the left hand side of the store from the upper entrance foyer or ahead as you enter via the Returns entrance.
    • The counter is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the 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 56cm.
    • 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.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • There is a touch screen.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are not 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 play area in the customer services area.
    • The customer services area operates on a ticket system.
    • The height to the top of the ticket system touchscreen is 124cm.
    • There is a click and return system.
    • The height to the top of the touchscreen at the click and return system is 115cm.
    • There is an IKEA Family touchscreen in the customer services area.
    • The height to the top of the touchscreen is 149cm.

Counter (Collection Point)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located to the right as you exit the checkouts or to the left as you as you enter via the Returns entrance.
    • The counter is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the 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 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 not provided near the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is concrete.

Counter (Delivery)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located to the right as you exit the checkouts or to the left as you as you enter via the Returns entrance.
    • The counter is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the 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 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 not provided near the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is concrete.

Exit

  • Exit View
    • This information is for the exit located to the right 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 not/do not 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 220cm.
    • 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 219cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this exit.
  • Comments View
    • The exit is also used as the Customer Returns entrance.

Access to (Car Parks)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located to the left as you exit the store.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 1 and 0.
    • 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 not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Travelator(s) View
    • Travelators can be used to access other floors.
    • The travelator(s) is/are located to the left as you exit the store.
    • The travelators only go down.
    • The floors which are accessible by travelator(s) are levels 1 and 0.
    • The foot and head of the travelator(s) are clearly marked.
    • There is a bollard at the head of the travelator(s).
    • The lighting levels at the travelator(s) are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located to the right as you exit the store.
    • 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 1 and 0.
    • 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 good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 298cm (9ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 298cm x 293cm (9ft 9in x 9ft 7in).
    • 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 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 not 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.

Parking (Loading Zones)

  • There is a loading zone in the open air car park.
  • The loading zone is located to the front left of the building as you face it.
  • The loading zone is clearly signed.
  • The bay dimensions are 289cm wide and 490cm deep.
  • There are bollards between the loading zone and the store.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 137cm.
  • There is a loading zone in the undercover car park.
  • The loading zone is located between the exit and entrance areas.
  • The loading zone is clearly signed.
  • The bay dimensions are 289cm wide and 496cm deep.
  • There are bollards between the loading zone and the store.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 138cm.