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Bletchley Park - The National Radio Centre

Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, MK3 6EB

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bletchley.

Bletchley Park Access Guides

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • The centre is open 7 days a week, from 09:30 to 16:00 or 17:00, depending on the winter/summer opening hours of Bletchley Park Museum.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 490cm (11ft x 16ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 13in) from the the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the the main entrance.
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single (with an unlocked extension leaf).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are low to moderate.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Museum

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.
  • Braille signage for exhibits is not available.
  • Touch tours are available.
  • Video tours are not available.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • A deposit is not required for the hearing system.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.
  • Comments View
    • 8-10 wheelchairs available. Multi media guide available giving detailed descriptions of the history of the park.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located within the Bletchley Park museum.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.