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Cwmbran Centre - General Rees Multi-Storey Car Park

Cwmbran Centre, Cwmbran, NP44 1PB

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Multi-Storey Car Park

  • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located off Llywelyn Road.
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • 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 bays are opposite The Parade access point.
  • There is a total of 704 parking bays in the car park of which 36 are designated for the use of Blue Badge holders.
  • There are not parking charges for the car park.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • 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.
  • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Upper Level)

  • There is/are 22 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 230cm x 490cm (7ft 7in x 16ft 1in).
  • 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 21 designated Parent and Child bays parking bay(s) on this level.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to The Parade.
  • The route to the pedestrian exit is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • 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 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 tarmac and block paving.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 14m from the Parade Access Point.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Lower Level)

  • 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 230cm x 490cm (7ft 7in x 16ft 1in).
  • There is a 120cm marked zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available on this level.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to The Parade.
  • The route to the pedestrian exit may not be accessible to a wheelchair.
  • 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 clearly visible from the car park.
  • There are marked walkways on this level to make routes safer for pedestrians.
  • The surface on the approach to the pedestrian exit is tarmac and block paving.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 18m from the Parade access point lift.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Lift (The Parade)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the access point stairs.
  • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the nearest Blue Badge bay.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are car park lower and upper levels and The Parade upper level.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not 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 fair.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 210cm (3ft 7in x 6ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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.

Level Change (The Parade)

  • There is a/are step(s) located to the side of The Parade lift.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access the lower level of the General Rees Car Park and the upper level of The Parade.
  • There is/are 15+ 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 going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.

Lift (Primark)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of Primark.
  • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 46m (50yd 11in) from the Parade access point.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are the upper and lower levels General Rees Car Park.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not 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 fair.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 135cm x 141cm (4ft 5in x 4ft 8in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within 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 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is 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.

Other Floors (Primark)

  • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
  • The stairs are located to the left of the Primark lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are upper and lower levels of General Rees Car Park.
  • There are 15+ steps between floors.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are 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 not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • There is a landing.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Level Change (General Rees Car Park Low Level to Level 1 Llywelyn Car Park)

  • There is a/are step(s) located in the lower level General Rees Car Park.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access Level 1 of the of the Llywelyn Car Park.
  • There is/are 12 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 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 not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Access Point (Pedestrian Access Low Level General Rees Car Park)

  • This information is for the access point located on the lower and upper levels of the General Rees Car Park.
  • This access point gives access to upper and lower level of General Rees Car Park and The Parade access point.
  • The access point is not clearly signed.
  • There is stepped access at this access point.
  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this access point.
  • The step(s) is/are located at the access point.
  • There is/are 15+ 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 going of the step(s) is/are 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 not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Access Point (Pedestrian Access - Llywelyn Road)

  • This information is for the access point located on Llywelyn Road.
  • This access point gives access to the upper level of General Rees Car Park and The Parade access point.
  • The access point is not clearly signed.
  • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this access point.
  • The ramp/slope is located on Llywelyn Road.
  • 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 ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are located on Llywelyn Road.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are not 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 going of the step(s) is/are 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 not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.