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Terminal 1 Departure Lounge Food Terrace

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The restaurants located on the Food Terrace are Bar MCR, Giraffe and the Grain Loft.

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request and large print on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Other Floors (Access to the Food Terrace)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator are levels 1-2.
    • The escalator steps are not clearly marked.
    • The head and foot of the escalators are clearly marked.
    • The lighting level is medium.

Lift (Access to the Food Terrace)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the far end of the Departure Lounge.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels 1-2.
  • The lift is 140m (153yd 4in) from the Biza Duty Free Shop exit.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 194cm x 139cm (6ft 4in x 4ft 7in).
  • The clear door width is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the food terrace.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the access to the food terrace lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 104cm (3ft 5in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Comments View
    • All have table service.
    • Food is also ordered at the counter in Bar MCR and the Grain Loft, but can be brought to the table.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • 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.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 75m (82yd 1in) from the access to the food terrace lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located along the corridor to the right at the rear of the terrace.
    • There is level access to this 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 twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 122cm x 192cm (4ft x 6ft 4in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • 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 101cm (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 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • 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
    • All accessible toilets within the airport have Non Visual Disabilities signage (photograph 2).
    • There is a RoomMate device available for the accessible toilet. RoomMate is an electronic, wall-mounted device which offers audio description of the toilet to blind and visually impaired visitors. For use of the RoomMate please phone the venue in advance.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilets are located along the toilet corridor.
    • The female toilets are 68m (74yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilets are located along the toilet corridor.
    • The male toilets are 57m (62yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • This is by lift.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located just past the female toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Level Change (Access to the Smoking Area)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in the corridor to the left of the toilets.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 2 shows the smoking area.
    • This is the only smoking area past security.
    • It contains a flight information board.

Lift (Access to the Smoking Area)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the steps leading to the smoking area.
  • The lift is a stair lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 64m (69yd 2ft) from the access to the food terrace lift.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.