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Romford Market

Market Place, Romford, Essex, RM1 3ER

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About this venue

Come and enjoy a great day out shopping on Romford Market with more than 150 long standing market traders pitching out their market stalls every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout the year. Come rain or shine Whether you're shopping for a new outfit, just browsing or picking up your weekly groceries, you will find everything you need including local butchers, fishmongers, green grocers, tea stalls, blinds manufacturers, jewellers, upholsterers, market stalls selling all the latest high street fashions and women's clothes, shoes, Cd's and DVDs, garden plants, cut flowers, toiletries and perfumes, household items, mobile phone accessories, pet accessories, sports kits and memorabilia, children's toys, plus much, much more

Access Guide

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Opening Times (Market and Toilets)

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30..
  • Thursday Closed.
  • Friday 08:30 - 16:30..
  • Saturday 08:30 - 17:00..
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Romford.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Romford.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Market Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.

Reception (Market Office)

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the lift.
  • 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 (Market Office)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Other Floors (Market Office)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is medium.

Lift (Market Office)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located opposite the Market Office entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 3m (9ft 10in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 not 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 not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Outside Access (High Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).

Level Change (High Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Market Place Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).

Level Change (Market Place Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading in to the market.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Inside Access (Market)

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Market)

  • There are uneven surfaces around this venue.
  • The surfaces are block paving and cobbles.

Outside Access (Accessible and Standard Toilets Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in).

Level Change (Accessible and Standard Toilets Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the accessible and standard toilet entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 230cm x 250cm (7ft 7in x 8ft 2in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft 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 an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • The baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 88cm (2ft 10in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
    • There is an identical accessible toilet to the right of the entrance.
    • There is an automatic door to the toilets.
    • There is a 24hr accessible toilet to the right of the toilet block which requires the use of a radar key.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.