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Marks and Spencer Lowestoft

82-84 London Road North, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1ET

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Introduction

Public Transport and Parking

  • Public Transport View
    • There is not a bus stop within approximately 150m of the store.
    • The nearest train station is Lowestoft.
  • Parking View
    • The store has its own car park.
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Information including payment terms, is provided at the entrance to the car park, to make it clear whether or not free parking is available to Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located to the rear of the store.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked/signposted.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 510cm (12ft 2in x 16ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the car park - Food hall entrance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • Customers do not have to cross a road between the car park and the store.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Approach (London Road North)

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

Outside Access (London Road North - Womenswear)

  • This information is for the entrance located on London Road North.
  • 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 165cm (5ft 5in).

Approach (Car Park)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is tarmac.

Outside Access (Car Park - Food Hall)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park at the rear 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 to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope does overcome the step(s).
  • Step Details View
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s) to access the store.
    • The step(s) is not/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
  • Entrance Details View
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).

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 food information counter and at the Order & Collect 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.
  • 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 to the right of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • There is step free access to the Order and Collect counter.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the Order and Collect counter.
    • The Order and Collect counter is approximately 30m from the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • The height of the Order and Collect counter is 95cm.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.

Till/Counter

  • The till/counter is located to the right of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
  • There is step free access to the till/counter.
  • There is a clear accessible route to the till/counter.
  • The till/counter is approximately 20m from the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
  • The height of the till/counter is 94cm.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system at the till/counter.

Womenswear

  • Womenswear View
    • Womenswear is located ahead as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear 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).

Lingerie

  • Lingerie View
    • Lingerie is located in the centre of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • There is step free access to Lingerie.
    • 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).

Menswear

  • Menswear View
    • Menswear is located in the centre of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • There is step free access to Menswear.
    • 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).

Babywear/Kidswear

  • Babywear/Kidswear View
    • Babywear/Kidswear is located in the centre of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • There is step free access to Babywear/Kidswear.
    • 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).

Fitting Room(s)

  • Accessible Fitting Room(s) View
    • The accessible fitting room(s) is/are located to the right of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • There are 5 fitting rooms in total within the store, 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 100cm.
    • The dimensions of the accessible fitting room(s) are 155cm x 200cm.
    • 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 dropdown rail in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a mirror in the accessible fitting room(s), the bottom edge of the mirror is 28cm from the floor.
    • There are coat hooks in the accessible fitting room(s) at 90cm and 170cm 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 not an assistance bell in the accessible fitting room(s).
  • Standard Fitting Room(s) View
    • The standard fitting room(s) is/are located to the right of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • There is/are 4 standard fitting room(s) within the store.
    • 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).

Beauty

  • Beauty View
    • The Beauty department is located in the centre of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • There is step free access to the Beauty department.
    • 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).

Food Hall

  • Food Hall View
    • The Food Hall is located to the rear of the store as you enter the London Road North - Womenswear entrance.
    • 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 a food information counter.
    • There is step free access to the food information counter.
    • 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 checkout(s) and high activity till(s) in the Food Hall.
    • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 95cm.
    • 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.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an accessible toilet in the store.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no standard toilets in the store.

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.