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Cwmbran Centre - Llywelyn Multi-Storey Car Park

First Floor, Powys House, South Walk, Cwmbran, NP44 1PB

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Multi-Storey Car Park

  • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located on 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 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • 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.
  • On Levels 1, 2 and 3.
  • There is a total of 785 parking bays in the car park of which 44 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 unaided.
  • There is a/are clearly marked drop-off point(s).
  • The drop-off points(s) is/are located to the left when you enter on the Level 1.
  • The route from the drop-off point(s) to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the drop-off point(s) and the entrance.

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Level 1)

  • There is/are 8 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 not a 120cm marked zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available on this level.
  • There is/are 4 designated Parent and Child bays parking bay(s) on this level.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to Levels 1, 2 and 3 of the car park and Level 4 of the shops.
  • 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 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.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 21m from the Level 1 car park pedestrian exit.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Car Park Pedestrian Exit (Level 1)

  • This information is for the pedestrian exit located on Level 1.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed with 'shops, lift and stairs'.
  • There is step-free access at this exit.
  • The exit door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 192cm.

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Level 2)

  • There is/are 12 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 not a 120cm marked zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available on this level.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to pedestrian entrance level 2.
  • 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.
  • The surface on the approach to the pedestrian exit is concrete tiles.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 22m from the Level 2 pedestrian exit.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Car Park Pedestrian Exit (Level 2)

  • This information is for the pedestrian exit located on Level 2.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed with 'shops, stairs and lift'.
  • There is step-free access at this exit.
  • The exit door(s) does/do 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 192cm.

Multi-Storey Designated Parking Level (Level 3)

  • There is/are 24 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 not a 120cm marked zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available on this level.
  • The pedestrian exit on this level gives access to the Level 3 lift and stairs.
  • 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 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 concrete.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 22m from the Level 3 exit.
  • Digital wayfinders are not available.

Car Park Pedestrian Exit (Level 3)

  • This information is for the pedestrian exit located on Level 3.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed with 'shops, lift and stairs'.
  • There is step-free access at this exit.
  • The exit door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 192cm.

Car Park Pedestrian Exit (Llywelyn Road)

  • This information is for the pedestrian exit located on Llywelyn Road.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed.
  • The pedestrian exit is clearly signed with 'Llywelyn Road'.
  • There is ramped/sloped access at this exit.
  • The exit door(s) does/do 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 180cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the exit, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading to the entrance.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Lift (Llewelyn Car park)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located beyond the car park entrances for Levels 1, 2 and 3.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift was out of use at the time of the survey.
  • The lift is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the car park entrances.
  • There are 3 other lifts in this location.
  • The lift surveyed was 3.
  • The other lifts have very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • Does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are car parks Levels 1, 2 and 3 and shopping Level 4.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are 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 poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 186cm x 186cm (6ft 1in x 6ft 1in).
  • 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 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 have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

Other Floors (Llewelyn Car Park)

  • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
  • The stairs are located beyond the pedestrian entrance to the right.
  • There are automatic, double to enter and exit the stairwell on all floors.
  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • 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 provided on landings.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Level Change (Level Change Car Park Levels 1-2)

  • There is a/are step(s) located to the far left corner of the Llewelyn Multi-Storey Car Park.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access between Levels 1 and 2 of Llewelyn Multi-Storey 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.