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Prescot Station

Bridge Road, Prescot, Knowsley, Merseyside, L34 5SN

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Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot booked in advance.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 240cm x 470cm (7ft 10in x 15ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 24m (26yd 9in) from the ticket office entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 36m (39yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 122cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the ticket office counter.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 122cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • The doors give access from the waiting area and ticket counter to platform 1.

Outside Access (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Wyke Road.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Counter (Ticket Office)

  • The counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the entrance.
  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is not a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Lighting levels are good.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are not welcomed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located to the left as you enter the ticket office entrance.
  • The ticket office is 3m (3yd 10in) from the ticket office entrance.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Northern.
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located to the right of the ticket office entrance.
  • The taxi rank is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1 and 2.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1 and 2.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 1 and 2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by using alternative outside access entrances only is / are 1 and 2.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.
  • Comments View
    • There is a ticket machine located on platform 1.

Level Change (Platforms 1 and 2 and Footbridge)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on platforms 1 and 2.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Platform 1)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located beyond the platform 1 entrance to the left at the rear of the platform bridge steps.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are level change at the steps to platform bridge.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the ticket office entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 160cm (5ft 3in x 5ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a further lift beyond the footbridge which must be used to access platform 2.

Lift (Platform 2)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located beyond platform 2 entrance to the right.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are footbridge level change.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the platform 2 entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 160cm (5ft 3in x 5ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is good.
  • Comments View
    • To access platform 1, there is another lift on the footbridge that is required to access platform 1.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located beyond the entrance to the right.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the ticket office.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 93cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 133cm (4ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a poor colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.

Opening Hours (Ticket Office)