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White Rose - Car Park 2

Dewsbury Road, Leeds, LS11 8LU

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Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

Getting Here

  • The White Rose Shopping Centre is located south of Leeds, between the M62 and M621. From the M62 exit at junction 28 (Tingley Interchange) and follow the overhead signage for White Rose Centre. Exit the interchange onto the A653 (Dewsbury Road). After 0.8 miles continue straight across the roundabout. After 0.5 miles, at the roundabout, take the first exit and enter the White Rose Shopping Centre grounds. Follow the signage to the East and West car parks.
  • There are 8 car parks surrounding the shopping centre. There are Blue Badge bays in car parks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
  • There is a bus stop directly adjacent to the shopping centre.
    There are stands on the north side of the shopping centre. Stand A is served by buses 9, 9A, 55, 117. Stand B is served by buses 117, 200, 201, 201A, 202, 203. Stand C is served by buses 65, 220, 221, 222, and 223. Stand D is served by buses 3 and 3A. Stand E is served by buses 9, 9A, 38, 47, 48A, 55 and 55C. Stand F is served by bus 12. Stand G is served by buses 200, 201, 201A, 202 and 203. Stand H is served by buses 65, 117, 220, 221, 222, and 223.
  • For more information on bus timetables and information please click here (opens new tab).
  • The nearest railway station is Cottingley.
  • Cottingley station is approximately 1.2 miles from White Rose Shopping Centre.
  • For more information on train times and ticket information please click here (opens new tab).
  • For more information on National Rail 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 one member of staff trained in British Sign Language. Please phone the venue in advance for more information.
  • 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 Safe Places are located at the Customer Service desk on the ground floor, and the Management Suite on the balcony level.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs, motorised wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Shopmobility.

Parking

  • The shopping centre does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located along the east side of the shopping centre, in front of Next and Primark.
  • 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 355cm x 486cm (11ft 8in x 15ft 11in).
  • There is not 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.
  • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • There is an additional car park for visitors.
  • There are 7 additional car parks surrounding the shopping centre.
  • There are no parking charges for the car park.
  • 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 entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
  • The surface on the approach to the entrance is concrete tiles and block paving.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Car Parks 1 and 2 - Halifax bank entrance.
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are dropped kerbs between some of the Blue Badge bays and the entrance.
    • There is no tactile paving on the dropped kerbs.

Approach (Car Parks 1 and 2 - Halifax Bank)

  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
  • The approach surface is uneven in places.
  • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach.
  • The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 116cm.
  • The bollard(s) has/have a good colour contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
  • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient.

Outside Access (Car Parks 1 and 2 - Halifax Bank)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the east side of the shopping centre in car parks 1 and 2.
  • This entrance gives access to the ground floor, between Halifax and The Watch Hospital.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • This entrance sign says 'White Rose'.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
  • The entrance 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 115cm.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 101cm.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 sets of automatic doors, to the left and right sides of the entrance area. The doors surveyed were to the right.
    • There are 2 sets of double manual doors between the automatic doors, which open both ways.
    • The manual doors are heavy and have a clear opening width of 160cm.
    • There is a slight slope in front of the automatic doors to the left (3-4 degrees).

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