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Braintree Village - North Car Park

Charter Way, Chapel Hill, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8YH

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Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact guest services.

Parking (North Car Park)

  • The shopping centre does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located at the north side of the shopping centre.
  • 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.
  • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 370cm x 610cm (12ft 2in x 20ft).
  • There is a 120cm marked 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.
  • There are no parking charges for the car park.
  • Parking is free for visitors of the venue.
  • Payment signs are provided.
  • Payment signs are clearly presented.
  • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and throughout the car park.
  • Payment term signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • 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 and block paving.
  • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • There is tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the north entrance.
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Getting to the North Entrance

  • From the nearest Blue Badge bays turn left on to the red tarmac and continue straight.
  • There is a zebra crossing to cross the road.
  • There is tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • Once across the road there is a long steep path leading to the north entrance.
  • The path is block paved.

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