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Marks and Spencer Newport Gwent Simply Food

44-48 Friars Walk, Newport, Gwent, NP20 1DU

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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 Newport.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • For car park information and prices:https://www.friarswalknewport.co.uk/parking/.

Approach

  • Access into Friars Walk is step free via lift from the multi-storey car park.
  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.

Outside Access

  • This information is for the entrance located on John Frost Square in Friars Walk.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • 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 204cm (6ft 8in).
    • 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 171cm (5ft 7in).

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 Order & Collect counter and 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 not available.
  • Click and Collect View
    • There is a Click and Collect service in the store.
    • Customers can obtain online Click and Collect from the Order and Collect counter.
    • The Click and Collect counter is located at the rear of the store.
    • There is step free access to the Order and Collect counter.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the Click and Collect counter.
    • The Click and Collect counter is approximately 20m from the main entrance.
    • The height of the Click and Collect counter is 95cm.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • There are not windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the till(s)/counter(s) which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The till(s)/counter(s) is/are not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
  • *****Click and Collect Touchscreen**** View
    • Self-service touchscreens are available for Click and Collect.
    • The touchscreens are 102cm to 107cm from the floor.

Food Hall

  • Food Hall View
    • The Food Hall is located ahead as you enter.
    • 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 hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • There is a/are self service till(s) (Scott tills) in the Food Hall.
    • 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)

  • There is not an accessible toilet in the store.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no standard toilets in the store.

Public Facilities

  • There is an accessible toilet available within the shopping centre.
  • Standard toilets are available within the shopping centre.
  • Baby changing facilities are available within the shopping centre.

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.