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Purley Station

Station Approach, Whytecliffe Road, Purley, CR8 2UD

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Purley.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Hours

Parking (Car Park Station Approach Entrance)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • The car park is at the front of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 340cm x 460cm (11ft 2in x 15ft 1in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 10m (32ft 10in) from the Station Approach entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 13m (14yd) from the Station Approach entrance.
  • 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 car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Parking (Car Park - Approach Road Entrance)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • The car park is at the back of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 280cm x 400cm (9ft 2in x 13ft 1in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 2m (6ft 7in) from the Approach Road entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 6m (19ft 8in) from the Approach Road entrance.
  • 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 car park surface is tarmac.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The designated parking is situated outside the Approach Road entrance.

Outside Access (Station Approach Entrance)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 1-5.
  • This information is for the entrance located on Station Approach .
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Outside Access (Approach Road Entrance)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 6.
  • This information is for the entrance located Approach Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located from the ticket office to the subway.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located from the subway to the platforms.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the subway.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are subway - platforms.
  • The lift is 16m (17yd) from Station Approach Entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 138cm x 150cm (4ft 6in x 4ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • The details given are for the lift to platform 1.
    • There are similar lifts to platforms 2/3 platforms 4/5 and platform 6.

Train Station

  • There are generally 2 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • This office is located on Platform 5.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located inside the Station Approach entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Southern.
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located in Station Approach.
  • The taxi rank is 2m (6ft 7in) from the Station Approach entrance.
  • There are 6 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Accessible toilets are located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on platform(s) 2/3.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.
  • Comments View
    • There are help points fitted with induction loops situated on all platforms.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-6.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 6.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1-5.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1-6.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 30m (33yd) from the lift.
    • The accessible toilet is located on platforms 2/3.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 159cm x 228cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 6in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.