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Bletchley Station

Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6DZ

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Introduction

  • The opening times for the station vary depending on the times of the first and last train.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Bletchley.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 600cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 7m (22ft 12in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 32m (35yd) from 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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 at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located ahead as you enter.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located ahead as you enter.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is not available only on request.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:00 - 21:00.
    • Tuesday 06:00 - 20:00.
    • Wednesday 06:00 - 20:00.
    • Thursday 06:00 - 20:00.
    • Friday 06:00 - 20:00.
    • Saturday 07:00 - 18:00.
    • Sunday 08:00 - 17:00.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Train Station

  • The station is staffed.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located just beyond the entrance.
  • The ticket office is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are London Midland.
  • Shops and services within the station include Giardino Coffe Shop.
  • All key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • There are 6 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are available to access platforms.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on the main station concourse.
  • Comments View
    • There is no level access to platform 6.
    • On platform there are trains running from Bedford to Bletchley.
    • Please contact the station in advance to arrange to get on a train that goes from Bletchley to Bedford from platform 5.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1,2,3,4,5,6.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 1.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 2,3,4,5.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 6.
  • Accessible toilets are 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.

Other Floors (Footbridge)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Platforms to Footbridge.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is medium.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are Platform 6.

Lift (Platform 1 and Ticket Office)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located along the footbridge.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Platform-Footbridge.
  • The lift is 10m (32ft 10in) from main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 170cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Lift (Platforms 2 and 3)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located along the footbrige.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Platform-Footbridge.
  • The lift is 5m (16ft 5in) from Platform 1 lift.
  • The clear door width is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 170cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Lift (Platforms 4 and 5)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located along the footbrige.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Platform-Footbridge.
  • The lift is 5m (16ft 5in) from Platform 1 lift.
  • The clear door width is 115cm (3ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 170cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the ticket office.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 300cm (5ft 7in x 9ft 10in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 41cm (1ft 4in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.