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Braintree Village - South 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 (South Car Park)

  • The shopping centre does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located at the south 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 250cm x 490cm (8ft 2in x 16ft 1in).
  • There is a 120cm marked zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Parking View
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • 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.
  • Paying View
    • There are no parking charges for the car park.
    • Parking is free for visitors of the venue.
    • Payment signs are located throughout the car park.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is not clearly signposted.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac and concrete tiles.
    • 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 132m (144yd 1ft) from the South entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Getting to the South Entrance

  • From the nearest Blue Badge bay there is a dropped kerb with tactile paving.
  • Continue straight up the slight slope towards the road.
  • Cross the road via the pedestrian crossing which has tactile paving on both sides.
  • Once across the road continue straight and take the first right on to the block paved path.
  • Proceed straight and the south entrance is located on the left.
  • There are bollards located along the path in places.

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