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Marks and Spencer Kingsgate East Kilbride Simply Food

Unit 8-9, Kingsgate Shopping Park, Glasgow Road, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, G74 4UN

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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 East Kilbride.
  • Parking View
    • The store does not have its own car park.
    • The store shares a car park/parking facilities.
    • Clearly marked/signposted designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.

Approach

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.
  • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach to the store.

Outside Access

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Entrance Details View
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 0.9cm - 3cm.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in).
    • There is a second set of doors at this entrance.
    • The second set of doors open automatically.
    • The second set of doors are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 182cm (5ft 12in).

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 till/counter.
    • There is not a cash machine in the store.
    • There is a/are wheelchair(s) available to borrow.
    • Trolleys designed for the use of wheelchair users are available.
  • Click and Collect View
    • There is a Click and Collect service in the store.
  • *****Click and Collect Touchscreen**** View
    • Self-service touchscreens are available for Click and Collect.
    • The touchscreens are 110cm to 171cm from the floor.
    • There is a button which will condense the screen content.
    • The height of the button is 115cm from the floor.
    • Once condensed the touchscreen heights are 110cm to 142cm from the floor.

Food Hall

  • Food Hall View
    • The Food Hall is located ahead as you enter the store.
    • There is step free access to the Food Hall.
    • 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 not a food information counter.
    • There is a/are checkout(s) and self service till(s) (Scott tills) in the Food Hall.
    • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 93cm.
    • There is a self service till with a hearing assistance system.
    • Staff can provide assistance with using the self service till(s) (Scott tills).

Accessible Toilet(s) (Right Hand Transfer)

  • 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 to the right of the store, beyond the checkouts.
    • There is step free access into the accessible toilet.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the accessible toilet.
    • The accessible toilet is approximately 47m from the entrance.
  • 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, written and 'Not All Disabilities Are Visible' signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens towards you (pull).
    • The width of the door opening is 84cm.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 290cm.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet, due to the dimensions.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 79cm.
    • There is a drop down rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm, but the pull cord is out of reach (10cm+ from the floor).
    • There are disposal facilities in the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a coat hook in the accessible toilet.
  • 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.
    • The shelf has the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is not located where it is reachable.
    • There is a mirror in the accessible toilet, the bottom edge of the mirror is 61cm from the floor.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • 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 90cm.
    • 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) can be reached when seated on the toilet.
    • The distance from the nearest tap(s) to the toilet seat is 60cm.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached when seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached when seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 97cm.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The height of the hand dryer is 96cm.
  • 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 and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet(s) is/are located to the right of the store, beyond the checkouts.
    • There is step free access to all of the standard female and male toilet(s).
    • There is a clear accessible route to all of the standard female and 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 to the right of the store, beyond the checkouts.
  • There is step free access into the parent and baby room.
  • There is a clear accessible route to the parent and baby room.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 45m from the entrance.
  • 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 92cm.
  • There are disposal 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 82cm.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not 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.