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Whiston Station

Drive Way, Whiston, Knowsley, Merseyside, L35 3TY

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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.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 500cm x 400cm (16ft 5in x 13ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 41m (44yd 2ft) from the Platform 1 entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 46m (50yd 11in) from the Platform 1 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located at the front of the venue.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Outside Access (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Pennywood Drive.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).

Level Change (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Level Change (Caldywood Road Access Point)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right of Platform 1 entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on Caldywood Road.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The ramp and steps give access to footbridge between platforms 1 and 2.

Outside Access (Pinnington Road Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Pinnington Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 300cm (9ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • The access point gives access to the footbridge for platforms 1 and 2.

Level Change (Pinnington Road Access Point)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Counter (Ticket Office)

  • The counter is 41m (44yd 2ft) from the car park.
  • 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.
  • The height of the counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system is available only on request.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The ticket office is to the right as you face the entrance to platform 1.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 05:30 - 23:50.
    • Tuesday 05:30 - 23:50.
    • Wednesday 05:30 - 23:50.
    • Thursday 05:30 - 23:50.
    • Friday 05:30 - 23:50.
    • Saturday 05:30 - 23:50.
    • Sunday 08:30 - 23:50.

Train Station

  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located at the front of the station, off Pennywood Drive.
  • The ticket office is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the platform 1 entrance.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Northern.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope 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.
    • Wider ticket barriers are not available to access platforms.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1 and 2.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.

Level Change (Footbridge)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the footbridge between platforms 1 and 2.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do 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.