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Lewisham Shopping Centre - Car Park

Molesworth Street, Lewisham, London, SE13 7HB

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Getting Here

  • Drive west/north-west on the A20, following it past the Lewisham Police Station and follow it around to the left. Turn left onto Molesworth Street and the shopping centre will be to the left.
  • The shopping centre has a multi-storey car park for customers.
    There are Blue Badge bays on the upper level of every floor, all of which are close to a pedestrian exit into the shopping centre.
    The car park is open from 05:30 to 20:00 Monday to Saturday and from 10:00 to 17:30 on Sunday.
  • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the shopping centre.
  • There are numerous bus stops surrounding the shopping centre, but the stop served by the most routes is the Lewisham Centre Stop (Stop W).
    The Lewisham Centre Stop (Stop W) is located to the east of the shopping centre and is served by routes 47, 54, 75, 136, 185, 199, 208, N136 and N199.
  • For more information on buses in Lewisham please click here (opens new tab).
  • The nearest railway station is Lewisham.
  • Lewisham Station is located north of the shopping centre off Station Road.
    This station has step-free access.
    There is direct access via lift to platforms 1, 3 and 4 from the subway and step-free access to platform 2 via booking hall and via lift to platform 3.
  • For more information on Lewisham Station (National Rail) please click here (opens new tab).
  • The nearest DLR station is Lewisham.
  • Lewisham DLR Station is approximately 0.2 miles from the shopping centre.
  • For more information on Lewisham DLR Station please click here (opens new tab).

Getting Help and Assistance

  • Guest services associates, Security officers, Cleaning operatives and Car park attendants receive Autism Awareness training.
  • There is a member of staff trained in British Sign Language. Please phone the venue in advance for more information.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request, large print on request, Makaton on request, different languages on request, voice recognition CD on request and audio on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located in Cornhill Gardens.
  • 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 not mobility aids available.

Multi-Storey Car Park

  • The shopping centre does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located off Molesworth Street, to the north west of the shopping centre.
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 183cm (6ft).
  • The car park does have a barrier control system.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • Blue Badge bays are located on the upper level of floors 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • There is a total of 842 parking bays in the car park of which 28 are designated for the use of Blue Badge holders.
  • There are parking charges for the car park.
  • Parking charges can be refunded at the venue.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Payment machines are located in the lift lobby of the car park.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).
  • Comments View
    • Level 5 of the multi-storey car park is private and not for customer use.

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Level 1)

  • There is/are 7 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) on this level.
  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 308cm x 520cm (10ft 1in x 17ft 1in).
  • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available on this level.
  • There is/are 2 designated Parent and Child bays parking bay(s) on this level.
  • Payment signs are provided.
  • Payment signs are clearly presented.
  • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the building.
  • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
  • Payment machines are located in the lift lobby.
  • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to Central Square and North Square.
  • The route to the pedestrian exit is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level can be accessed from the Blue Badge bays on this level without crossing the path of any moving vehicles.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly visible from the car park.
  • There are marked walkways on this level to make routes safer for pedestrians.
  • The surface on the approach to the pedestrian exit is concrete.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Level 2)

  • There is/are 7 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) on this level.
  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 308cm x 520cm (10ft 1in x 17ft 1in).
  • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available on this level.
  • There is/are 2 designated Parent and Child bays parking bay(s) on this level.
  • Payment signs are provided.
  • Payment signs are clearly presented.
  • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the building.
  • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
  • Payment machines are located in the lift lobby.
  • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to Central Square and North Square.
  • The route to the pedestrian exit is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level can be accessed from the Blue Badge bays on this level without crossing the path of any moving vehicles.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly visible from the car park.
  • There are marked walkways on this level to make routes safer for pedestrians.
  • The surface on the approach to the pedestrian exit is concrete.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Level 3)

  • There is/are 7 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) on this level.
  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 308cm x 520cm (10ft 1in x 17ft 1in).
  • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available on this level.
  • There is/are 2 designated Parent and Child bays parking bay(s) on this level.
  • Payment signs are provided.
  • Payment signs are clearly presented.
  • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the building.
  • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
  • Payment machines are located in the lift lobby.
  • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to Central Square and North Square.
  • The route to the pedestrian exit is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level can be accessed from the Blue Badge bays on this level without crossing the path of any moving vehicles.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly visible from the car park.
  • There are marked walkways on this level to make routes safer for pedestrians.
  • The surface on the approach to the pedestrian exit is concrete.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Level 4)

  • There is/are 7 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) on this level.
  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 308cm x 520cm (10ft 1in x 17ft 1in).
  • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available on this level.
  • There is/are 2 designated Parent and Child bays parking bay(s) on this level.
  • Payment signs are provided.
  • Payment signs are clearly presented.
  • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and at the payment machines in the building.
  • Payment term signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
  • Payment machines are located within the lift lobby on level 3.
  • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to Central Square and North Square.
  • The route to the pedestrian exit is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level can be accessed from the Blue Badge bays on this level without crossing the path of any moving vehicles.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly visible from the car park.
  • There are marked walkways on this level to make routes safer for pedestrians.
  • The surface on the approach to the pedestrian exit is concrete.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Lift (Car Park - North Square)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the north of the car park.
  • There are 2 other lifts in this location.
  • The other lifts have very similar/identical specifications.
  • 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 G, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not 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 is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 203cm x 120cm (6ft 8in x 3ft 11in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is 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 controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does 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.

Lift (Car Park - Central Square)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the centre of the car park.
  • There is 1 other lift in this location.
  • The other lift has very similar/identical specifications.
  • 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 G, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not 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 fair.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 104cm (3ft 5in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 206cm x 120cm (6ft 9in x 3ft 11in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is 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 controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does 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.

Step(s) (Car Park - North Square)

  • There is a/are step(s) located to the north of the car park.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access all levels of the car park and the ground floor of the shopping centre.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 19cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are not easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

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