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Brunswick Shopping Centre - Lower Mall

Westborough, Scarborough, YO11 1UE

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COVID-19 Information (Brunswick Shopping Centre)

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 08:30 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00.

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language. Please phone the venue in advance for more information.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • The venue offers a quiet shopping experience.
  • The Quiet Shopping Experience takes place on a dedicated Tuesday in November each year. Please ask for details.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Parking

Approach (Brunswick Shopping Centre Entrance)

  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.
  • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • There is a/are step(s) on the approach.
  • There is/are 5 unmarked step(s), with handrails 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 height of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 20cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • The step(s) has/have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
  • Comments View
    • The slope is located to the right of the shopping centre on the pavement along Westborough.
    • The steps are on the corner of Westborough and Vernon Road and can be avoided.

Outside Access (Brunswick Shopping Centre Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Westborough.
  • This entrance gives access to the lower mall.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • This entrance sign says 'Welcome to Brunswick'.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
  • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 170cm.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • There is a slope with a very easy incline.
  • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are good.

Internal Area(s) (Lower Mall)

  • Digital wayfinders are not available.
  • Overhead signs are provided to aid wayfinding.
  • Information posts are provided to aid wayfinding.
  • Wall mounted signs are provided to aid wayfinding.
  • The type of flooring in this area is tiles.
  • There is some flooring with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
  • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • The following types of seating can be found in this area; wooden benches.
  • There are some centrally located kiosks or shops along walkways in this area.
  • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Background music is played in this area.
  • Background music is played throughout the shopping centre.
  • There is step free access in this area.

Other Floors

  • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
  • The stairs are located in the corridor to the left as you enter the shopping centre.
  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are lower mall, upper mall and car park levels 1 and 2.
  • 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 not 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 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.
  • Escalators can be used to access other floors.
  • The escalator(s) is/are located in the centre of the shopping mall.
  • Signs indicating the location of the escalators are not available from the entrance.
  • The escalators go both up and down.
  • The floors which are accessible by escalator(s) are lower mall and upper mall.
  • The escalator(s) steps are clearly marked.
  • The foot and head of the escalator(s) are not clearly marked.
  • The lighting levels at the escalator(s) are good.

Lift (Front of Mall Scenic Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the front of the shopping centre.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • 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 lower mall, upper mall, car park level 1 and car park level 2.
  • 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 good.
  • 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 150cm x 158cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 2in).
  • 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 not 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.

Lift (Upper Mall to Lower Mall)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear right of the shopping centre.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • 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 lower mall to upper mall.
  • 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 good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 197cm x 203cm (6ft 6in x 6ft 8in).
  • 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.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

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