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Trinity Leeds - Car Park

Swinegate, Leeds, LS1 4AG

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Getting Here

  • Trinity Leeds is located in Leeds city centre. From the M1 and M62 take the M621 towards Leeds City Centre. Take junction 4 onto the A61, signed Harrogate and Leeds C (N & E). Continue along the A61 and take the left hand lane marked for A639. Bear left onto the A639 and take the left hand lane marked A61, A63, A64, A639W. Bear left onto the A61 (Hunslett Road). Stay in the left hand lane and bear left at the traffic lights to continue along the A61. After approximately 280m, at the traffic lights, continue straight ahead and continue along the A61 (Hunslett Road). Continue along the A61 for approximately 135m and proceed straight ahead at the traffic lights. Move across to the centre lane and continue along the A61 for a further 268m to the next traffic lights. Proceed straight ahead and move to the right hand lane. After approximately 98m take the right hand filter lane to the traffic lights. At the traffic lights turn right onto Meadow Lane. Stay in the right hand lane and continue along Meadow Lane and then move to the left hand lane after approximately 100m. Continue along Meadow Lane and bear left onto Leeds Bridge (Bridge End). Take the left hand lane and turn left onto Swinegate. The car park is on the right after 160m.
  • There is ample parking throughout the car park. There are designated Blue Badge and Parent and Child bays.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • There is a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • The Quiet Room.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Customer Service Lounge before your visit.

Multi-Storey Car Park

  • The shopping centre does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located on Swinegate.
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 198cm (6ft 6in).
  • 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.
  • The Blue Badge bays are located on Level 2A.
  • There are parking charges for the car park.
  • 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 entrance lobbies.
  • 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.
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Level 2A)

  • There is/are 14 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) on this level.
  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 360cm x 462cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 2in).
  • There is a 120cm marked zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available on this level.
  • There is/are 8 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 make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
  • Payment machines are located close to the exit into the shopping centre.
  • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to New Station Street.
  • The route to the pedestrian exit is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
  • It may be necessary to cross the path of moving vehicles between some of the Blue Badge parking bays and the pedestrian exit on this level.
  • The pedestrian exit is not clearly visible from the car park.
  • There are marked walkways on this level to make routes safer for pedestrians.
  • There is wayfinding signage to show the route to the pedestrian exit.
  • The surface on the approach to the pedestrian exit is concrete.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 9m from the Trinity Leeds Car Park main exit.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 sets of automatic doors to exit this level to the pedestrian exit.
    • The 1st set of doors opens towards you and is touchpad operated.
    • The door is single with a locked extension leaf.
    • The clear door opening width is 82cm.
    • The 2nd set of doors opens away from you and is touchpad operated.
    • The door is single with a locked extension leaf.
    • The clear door width is 83cm.
    • There is a slight ramp in front of the exit.
    • The height of the highest touchpad is 90cm.

Other Floors

  • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
  • The stairs are located to the front left of the car park.
  • There are automatic single doors to access the stairwell on Level 2A and manual heavy doors to access the stairwell on all other floors.
  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
  • There are 15+ steps between floors.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • There is a landing.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar stairwell to the rear right of the car park, giving access to the side exit (shown in photographs 7 and 8).

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the lobby area at the front left of the car park.
  • The lift is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the Trinity Leeds Car Park main exit.
  • There is 1 other lift in this location.
  • The other lift has very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 186cm x 137cm (6ft 1in x 4ft 6in).
  • 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 not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Reception (Customer Services Reception)

  • The reception point is located on Level 2A, in the lift lobby/entrance foyer.
  • The reception point is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Trinity Leeds Car Park main exit.
  • Clear signage for the reception area/desk is visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the reception point.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
  • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
  • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
  • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
  • The height of the reception counter is 101cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is a lowered section of the counter.
  • The height of the lowered section of the counter is 77cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The type of flooring in the reception area is tiles.
  • There is not a waiting area close to the reception point.

Car Park Pedestrian Exit (Trinity Leeds Car Park Main Exit)

  • This information is for the pedestrian exit located on Level 2A, to the front left of the car park.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed with 'Trinity Leeds'.
  • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this exit.
  • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this exit that might be perceived as a hole.
  • The exit door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 95cm.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you exit the car park.
  • 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.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 147cm (4ft 10in).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately ahead as you exit the car park.
  • There is/are 5 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) has/have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.
  • 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 easy to grip.
  • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

Car Park Pedestrian Exit (Trinity Leeds Car Park Side Exit)

  • This information is for the pedestrian exit located to the rear right of the car park.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed with 'Shops'.
  • There is step-free access at this exit.
  • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this exit that might be perceived as a hole.
  • The exit door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The width of the door opening is 108cm.
  • Comments View
    • This exit is accessed via the stairwell at the rear right of the car park.

Route From Trinity Leeds Car Park to Trinity Leeds

  • Exit the car park via the main exit onto New Station Street. Proceed straight ahead along New Station Street. There is a slight gradient downwards, and from right to left along this street. The surface of the path is concrete paving slabs.
  • At the end of the street there is a pedestrian controlled crossing to cross Boar Lane (shown in photograph 5). There is tactile paving and dropped kerbs at the crossing point. The height of the controls is 92cm. There is an illuminated sign at the crossing point and audible warning.
  • After crossing Boar Lane turn right and proceed along the path. There is a slight gradient at the right hand side of the pavement, created by the raised area for the bus stop. The surface of the path is concrete paving tiles.
  • After approximately 40m there is a designated crossing point to cross Bank Street (shown in photographs 11 and 12). Bank Street is used by delivery vehicles and vehicles using the M&S Collect by Car service. There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing point.
  • After approximately 10m turn left and the Boar Lane entrance to Trinity Leeds is ahead.

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