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Marks and Spencer Fenchurch Street

168 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 6DE

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Introduction

Public Transport and Parking

  • Public Transport View
    • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the store.
    • The nearest train station is Fenchurch Street.
    • The nearest underground tube station/Metro station is The Monument.
    • The nearest DLR station is Bank.
  • Parking View
    • The store does not have its own car park.
    • There are no parking facilities available at the store.

Approach (Fenchurch Street)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.

Outside Access (Fenchurch Street)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Fenchurch Street.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • Entrance Details View
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in).

Approach (Gracechurch Street)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.

Outside Access (Gracechurch Street)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Gracechurch Street.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • Entrance Details View
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in).

Inside Access

  • Inside Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the store.
    • The store does not play background music.
    • There is a/are fixed hearing assistance system(s) in the store.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) is/are located at the Bureau de Change counter, at the food information counter and at the Order & Collect counter.
    • There is a cash machine in the store.
    • There is a/are wheelchair(s) available to borrow.
    • Trolleys designed for the use of wheelchair users are not available.
  • Order and Collect View
    • There is an Order and Collect service in the store.
    • Customers can obtain online Order and Collect items from the Order and Collect counter.
    • The Order and Collect counter is located on the first floor, to the right of the store as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to the Order and Collect counter, via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the Order and Collect counter.
    • The Order and Collect counter is approximately 30m from the lift.
    • The height of the Order and Collect counter is 90cm.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.

Womenswear

  • Womenswear View
    • Womenswear is located on the ground floor, ahead as you enter the Gracechurch Street entrance.
    • There is step free access to Womenswear.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Womenswear aisle(s).
  • Till(s)/Counter(s) View
    • There is step free access to the Womenswear till(s)/counter(s).
    • There is a clear accessible route to the Womenswear till(s)/counter(s).
    • The nearest Womenswear till(s)/counter(s) is/are approximately 15m from the Gracechurch Street entrance.
    • The height of the Womenswear till(s)/counter(s) is/are 95cm.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the till(s)/counter(s).
  • Accessible Fitting Room(s) View
    • There is/are 10 fitting room(s) in total within Womenswear, 1 of which is an accessible fitting room.
    • There is step free access to the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a clear accessible route to the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a curtain opening to access the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The clear width of the opening is 99cm.
    • The dimensions of the accessible fitting room(s) are 208cm x 205cm.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a/are wall mounted rail(s) in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a drop down rail in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a mirror in the accessible fitting room(s), the bottom edge of the mirror is 30cm from the floor.
    • There are coat hooks in the accessible fitting room(s) at 100cm and 130cm from the floor.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a drop down/tip up chair in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The height of the chair from the floor is 51cm.
    • There is an assistance bell, but it was not functional at the time of the survey.
    • The height of the assistance bell from the floor is 96cm.
  • Standard Fitting Room(s) View
    • There is/are 9 standard fitting room(s) within Womenswear.
    • There is step free access to the standard fitting room(s).
    • There is a clear accessible route to the standard fitting room(s).
    • There is a chair/stool/changing bench in the standard fitting room(s).

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • There are stairs, however they are not located on the shop floor/in a public area.
  • Escalator(s) View
    • There is an/are escalator(s) for public use.
    • The escalator(s) is/are located in the centre of the store as you enter the Gracechurch Street entrance.
    • The escalator(s) in the store go both up and down.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalators are lower ground floor, ground floor and first floor.
    • The escalator steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalator(s) are clearly marked.
    • Clear signage for the lift is visible from the escalator(s).
    • There is an/are additional escalator(s) in the store which has/have similar details.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located to the left of the store as you enter the Gracechurch Street entrance.
    • There is step free access to the lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the lift.
    • The lift is approximately 30m from the Gracechurch Street entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by this lift are lower ground floor, ground floor and first floor.
    • The lift is a standard lift.
    • The clear door width is 138cm.
    • The dimensions of the lift are 195cm x 195cm.
    • There is a mirror to aid reversing out the lift.
    • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • The lift has a visual floor indicator.
    • The lift has an audible announcer.
    • The lift does not have a hearing assistance alarm system.
    • The height of the lift controls are between 100cm and 120cm.
    • The lift controls have tactile markings.
    • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

Café (Hot Food to Go)

  • The Café is located on the lower ground floor, ahead as you exit the lift.
  • There is step free access to the Café, via lift.
  • There is a clear accessible route to the Café.
  • There is step free access throughout the Café.
  • Food and/or drink(s) is/are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is 85cm.
  • There is a priority table for wheelchair users.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m from the Café entrance/opening.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest dining table is 70cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest dining table is 100cm.
  • There is clear manoeuvring space to the service counter and to the outer tables and chairs.
  • Menus are available on the wall.
  • The Café has a menu board.
  • Hand held large print menus are available on request.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in good contrasting colours.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Two handle cups are not available.
  • The Café does not play background music.
  • WiFi is available in the Café.

Food Hall

  • Food Hall View
    • The Food Hall is located on the lower ground floor, to the right of the store as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to the Food Hall, via lift.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Food Hall aisle(s).
  • Till(s)/Counter(s) View
    • There is a food information counter.
    • There is step free access to the food information counter, via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the food information counter.
    • The height of the food information counter is 95cm.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • There is a/are high activity till(s) and self service till(s) (Scott tills) in the Food Hall.
    • The height of the high activity till(s) is/are 89cm.
    • The height of the lowered section of the high activity till(s) is 69cm.
    • Staff can provide assistance with using the self service till(s) (Scott tills).

Lingerie

  • Lingerie View
    • Lingerie is located on the lower ground floor, to the rear of the Food hall as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to Lingerie, via lift.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Lingerie aisle(s).
  • Till(s)/Counter(s) View
    • There is step free access to the Lingerie till(s)/counter(s), via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the Lingerie till(s)/counter(s).
    • The nearest Lingerie till(s)/counter(s) is/are approximately 20m from the lift.
    • The height of the Lingerie till(s)/counter(s) is/are 95cm.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the till(s)/counter(s).
  • Accessible Fitting Room(s) View
    • There is/are 5 fitting room(s) in total within Lingerie, 1 of which is an accessible fitting room.
    • There is step free access to the accessible fitting room(s), via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a curtain opening to access the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The clear width of the opening is 100cm.
    • The dimensions of the accessible fitting room(s) are 224cm x 204cm.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a/are wall mounted rail(s) in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a drop down rail in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a mirror in the accessible fitting room(s), the bottom edge of the mirror is 30cm from the floor.
    • There are coat hooks in the accessible fitting room(s) at 101cm and 132cm from the floor.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a drop down/tip up chair in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The height of the chair from the floor is 48cm.
    • There is an assistance bell, but it was not functional at the time of the survey.
    • The height of the assistance bell from the floor is 95cm.
  • Standard Fitting Room(s) View
    • There is/are 4 standard fitting room(s) within Lingerie.
    • There is step free access to the standard fitting room(s), via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the standard fitting room(s).
    • There is a chair/stool/changing bench in the standard fitting room(s).

Beauty

  • Beauty View
    • The Beauty department is located on the lower ground floor, to the rear of the Food hall as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to the Beauty department, via lift.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Beauty department aisle(s).

M&S Bank / Bureau de Change

  • Bureau de Change View
    • There is a Bureau de Change service in the store.
    • The Bureau de Change is located on the lower ground floor, to the rear of the store as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to the Bureau de Change, via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the Bureau de Change.
    • The Bureau de Change is approximately 40m from the lift.
    • The height of the Bureau de Change counter is 100cm.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.

Home

  • Home View
    • The Home department is located on the lower ground floor, to the rear right of the store as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to the Home department, via lift.
    • There is limited room to manoeuvre within the aisles.
    • There is step free access throughout the Home department aisle(s).

Menswear

  • Menswear View
    • Menswear is located on the first floor, ahead as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to Menswear, via lift.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Menswear aisle(s).
  • Till(s)/Counter(s) View
    • There is step free access to the Menswear till(s)/counter(s), via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the Menswear till(s)/counter(s).
    • The nearest Menswear till(s)/counter(s) is/are approximately 20m from the lift.
    • The height of the Menswear till(s)/counter(s) is/are 90cm.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the till(s)/counter(s).
  • Accessible Fitting Room(s) View
    • There is/are 5 fitting room(s) in total within Menswear, 1 of which is an accessible fitting room.
    • There is step free access to the accessible fitting room(s), via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a curtain opening to access the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The clear width of the opening is 99cm.
    • The dimensions of the accessible fitting room(s) are 215cm x 203cm.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a/are wall mounted rail(s) in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a drop down rail in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a mirror in the accessible fitting room(s), the bottom edge of the mirror is 30cm from the floor.
    • There are coat hooks in the accessible fitting room(s) at 100cm and 132cm from the floor.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a drop down/tip up chair in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The height of the chair from the floor is 48cm.
    • There is a functional assistance bell in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The height of the assistance bell from the floor is 97cm.
  • Standard Fitting Room(s) View
    • There is/are 4 standard fitting room(s) within Menswear.
    • There is step free access to the standard fitting room(s), via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the standard fitting room(s).
    • There is not a chair/stool/changing bench in the standard fitting room(s).

Babywear/Kidswear

  • Babywear/Kidswear View
    • Babywear/Kidswear is located on the first floor, to the rear right of the store as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access to Babywear/Kidswear, via lift.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Babywear/Kidswear aisle(s).

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is an accessible toilet in the store.
  • Location of and Access to the Accessible Toilet View
    • The accessible toilet is unisex.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the first floor, to the left of the store as you exit the lift, to the rear of the parent and baby room.
    • There is step free access to the accessible toilet, via lift.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the accessible toilet.
    • The accessible toilet is approximately 8m from the lift.
  • Features and Dimensions of the Accessible Toilet View
    • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the accessible toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens towards you (pull).
    • The width of the door opening is 89cm.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 190cm x 240cm.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 115cm.
    • There is a drop down rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm.
    • There are disposable facilities in the accessible toilet.
    • There are coat hooks in the accessible toilet at 100cm and 160cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures in the Accessible Toilet View
    • There is a/are wall mounted rail(s).
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf or equivalent flat surface in the accessible toilet (includes toilet cistern).
    • The shelf or equivalent flat surface is within 95cm of the floor.
    • There is a mirror in the accessible toilet, the bottom edge of the mirror is 70cm from the floor.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm.
    • The toilet has a backrest.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached when seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 100cm.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached when seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm.
    • The tap type is lever. It is a mixer tap.
    • The tap(s) cannot be reached when seated on the toilet.
    • The distance from the nearest tap(s) to the toilet seat is 68cm.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached when seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 92cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached when seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 90cm.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The height of the hand dryer is 88cm.
  • Colour Contrast in the Accessible Toilet View
    • There is a colour contrast between the external door and wall.
    • There is a colour contrast between internal door and wall.
    • There is a colour contrast between the grab rail(s) on the right and wall.
    • There is a colour contrast between the grab rail(s) on the left and wall.
    • There is a colour contrast between the drop down rail and wall.
    • There is a colour contrast between the walls and floor.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There is a/are standard female and male toilet(s) in the store.
  • Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet(s) is/are located on the ground floor, to the rear of the store as you enter the Gracechurch Street entrance.
    • There is step free access to all of the standard female toilet(s).
    • There is a clear accessible route to all of the standard female toilet(s).
    • There is not an ambulant cubicle, with a minimum manoeuvring space of 45cm x 45cm and handrails on both sides.
  • Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet(s) is/are located on the first floor, to the rear of the store as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access via lift, to all of the standard male toilet(s).
    • There is a clear accessible route to all of the standard male toilet(s).
    • There is not an ambulant cubicle, with a minimum manoeuvring space of 45cm x 45cm and handrails on both sides.

Parent and Baby Room

  • There is a parent and baby room in the store.
  • The parent and baby room is located on the first floor, to the left of the store as you exit the lift.
  • There is step free access to the parent and baby room, via lift.
  • There is a clear accessible route to the parent and baby room.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 6m from the lift.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • The height of the baby change table/bench once extended and in use is 79cm.
  • There are disposable facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 79cm.
  • There is a/are chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a chair with armrests on both sides.
  • There is a toilet in the parent and baby room.

Additional Information

  • Staff undertake regular internal awareness training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is a member of staff available to provide assistance.
  • There is not a home delivery service available from the store.

Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

  • This store is part of the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme.
  • The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme helps people with hidden disabilities which aren’t always obvious – such as autism, dementia and visual or hearing impairments.
  • For more information on this scheme please click here.