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Albion Road Multi-Storey Car Park

Albion Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7LB

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Introduction

  • Sections of Level 1 and Level 2 of the car park belong to the Marriott Hotel, with a separate entrance.
  • These areas have a separate ticketing system to the public car park.
  • At the time of our visit (April 2021) the lift had been taken out of service.
  • All of the public car parking, including the Blue Badge bays, are on Level 3 upwards.
  • With no lift, these levels are accessed by stairs only.
  • This is one of two car parks close to the Civic Offices.
  • The nearby Cinema Car Park, on the Broadway, has all its Blue Badge bays at street level.

Opening Times

  • This service is open 24 hours.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Barnehurst.
  • Comments View
    • Albion Road is a dual carriageway.
    • The vehicle entrance to the car park is from the east-bound carriageway.
    • Travelling from the west (Gravel Hill) drive past the car park and go round the roundabout at Highland Road to return towards the car park.

Public Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • This car park has 7 levels.
    • Blue Badge parking is located on level(s) 3.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 240cm x 500cm (7ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
  • Paying View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • Exiting the Car Park View
    • Access from the car park is via manual doors and staircase.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge bays are standard size bays, located close to the vehicle exit on level 3.
    • Blue Badge holders can park for free in any bay.
    • For other users, charges apply 24/7 every day.
    • Payment can be made by phone using the RingGo app, location 25963.
    • For up to date parking charges please click here.

Pedestrian Exit (Main Access Point - Albion Road)

  • Pedestrian Exit View
    • This information is for the pedestrian exit located from the lift/stair lobby at the front of the car park onto Albion Road.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this exit.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately after the doors, going out.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Pedestrian Exit (West Side Exit)

  • Pedestrian Exit View
    • This information is for the pedestrian exit located from level 1 of the car park, to the west side of the car park, next to the vehicle ramps.
    • There is stepped access at this exit.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located after the exit, up to street level.
    • There is/are 9 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There is planting at the top of the stairs which was overgrown at the time of the survey (September 2019 - photograph 3).
    • Please note that this exit is from level 1 of the car park which is used by the Marriot Hotel.
    • There are internal steps down to level 1 from the public levels of the car park on level 3 upwards.

Other Floors (Front Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 3, 5, 7.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are located in the lift/ stair lobby at the Albion Road pedestrian access.
    • There are similar stairs in the rear west corner of the car park, near to the stepped exit.

Other Floors (Central Stairs)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
    • There are 7 steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs are in the centre of the building, linking the half levels.

Lift

  • There is not a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the Albion Road access point lift/stair lobby.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of our visit (April 2021) the lifts had been taken out of service.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest toilets for public use, including accessible toilets, are in the Central Library, the Civic Offices or the Broadway Shopping Centre.

Standard Toilet(s)