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Marks and Spencer Spinningfields Simply Food

1 Spinningfields, Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3EB

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in November 2020.
  • To help keep all customers and colleagues well, stores have additional social distancing measures in place such as signage and floor markings.
  • M&S hosts will welcome you on arrival and will carefully count the number of customers in-store using a market-leading app to ensure social distancing is maintained.
  • Colleagues across stores have been provided with additional hygiene measures – from hand sanitisers to Perspex screen at till points – and extra cleaning is taking place to keep up the excellent standards for you and the teams.
  • Toilets are available.
  • A new Book & Shop tool enables Sparks Customers to book a shopping slot in advance to keep queues to a minimum and maintain a safe shopping environment for all customers.
  • Opening times may be subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions. Latest opening time for stores can be found here.

Introduction

Public Transport and Parking

  • Public Transport View
    • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the store.
    • The nearest train station is Salford Central.
    • The nearest tram station is St Peter's Square.
  • Parking View
    • The store does not have its own car park.
    • There is a public car park within approximately 200m of the store.
    • The public parking facilities are located on New Quay Street.
    • Standard on street parking is available (within approximately 50m of the store).
  • Comments View
    • There is pay & display parking available on Great John Street (as shown in photographs 5 and 6).

Approach (Hardmans Square)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to the store from Hardman Square, but a slight ramp if you approach the store from Gartside Street (as shown in photograph 2).

Outside Access (Hardmans Square Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Hardmans Square.
  • 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 145cm (4ft 9in).

Approach (No 1 Spinningfields Entrance)

  • Access into No1 Spinningfields is step free via a single width, automatic door that opens away from you.
  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is tiled.

Outside Access (No 1 Spinningfields Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located within No 1 Spinningfields.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • Entrance Details View
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in).

Inside Access

  • Inside Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the store.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • 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 till/counter.
    • There is not a cash machine in the store.
    • 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 food information counter.

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 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 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).
  • Comments View
    • The height of the self-service touchscreens is 115cm - 140cm.

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.