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M40 - Cherwell Valley Services - Moto

M40 Junction 10, Northampton Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 7RD

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Summary

Getting Here

  • The services are located off the M40 at Junction 10, there is clear signage on the motorway for the services.
  • When travelling Northbound after exiting the Motorway take the 2nd exit at the roundabout onto the A43.
    At the second roundabout take the second exit onto the services access road.
  • When travelling Southbound after exiting the Motorway take the 2nd exit at the roundabout onto the A43.
    At the second roundabout take the first exit onto the services access road.
  • Blue Badge parking bays, Parent and child parking bays Electric vehicle charging points and standard parking bays are available.
  • Additional parking is available outside the hotel.
  • Coach parking is available at the car park entrance.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located at the front of the services.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is lighting in the car park.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • Additional parking is available outside the hotel.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • There is not signage available to direct users to the Blue Badge parking bays .
    • There is/are 12 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 230cm x 450cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to both sides and rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bay(s) have at least the recommended width of 120cm .
  • Paying View
    • The car park is free for all users.
    • Free parking for all users is limited to 2 hours.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located around the edges of the car park.
    • Payment term signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
    • Payment for parking charges is made over the phone and via an app/online.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • Pedestrian walkways are not available in the car park.
    • The surface on the pedestrian walkways is tarmac.
    • There is a pedestrian crossing between the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) and the building.
    • The pedestrian crossing is level (flush) with the Blue Badge parking bay(s) and is level with the approach to the building.
    • The pedestrian crossing has tactile paving on both sides.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 15m from the entrance.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the Blue Badge parking bay(s).

Electric Vehicle Charging Points (Gridserve)

  • Standard Electric Vehicle Charging Point(s) View
    • There is a/are electric vehicle charging point(s) available.
    • The provider of the charging point(s) is Gridserve.
    • Rapid and slow charging is available.
    • The electric vehicle charging point(s) is/are located to front right of Greggs.
    • Staff are able to provide assistance with the electric vehicle charging points.
    • Customers can get assistance by phoning the services or going to WHSmith.
    • There is/are 6 electric vehicle charging point(s).
    • The electric vehicle charging bay(s) is/are signposted and have markings which are faded.
    • The dimensions of the electric vehicle charging bay(s) surveyed are 230cm x 450cm.
    • The charging point(s) is/are located to the front as you approach the bay(s).
    • The height range of the electric vehicle charging point controls/screen is 115cm to 145cm.
    • The height range of the electric vehicle charging point nozzle slot is 80cm to 90cm.
    • An app is required to use the charging point(s).
    • Parking charges apply for all users (including Blue Badge holders).
    • Charging for all users is limited to 45.
    • Payment signs are not provided.
    • Payment for charging is made via an app/online.
    • For more information and a guide to electric vehicle charging please click here.
  • Blue Badge Electric Vehicle Charging Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not designated electric vehicle charging point(s) available for Blue Badge holders.

Outside Access (Main)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Moto'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Outside Access (Accessible)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to front right of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance area which may look like a hole to some people.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The push pad or push button is 98cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 146cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of this entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Getting Around

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the building.
    • There is flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is high colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of walkways.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • Music is played everywhere.
    • The cash machine(s) is/are located along the toilet corridor.
    • The controls/screen heights of the cash machine(s) vary between 85cm and 110cm.
    • There are hand sanitisers in the building.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 110cm.
  • Signage View
    • There is directional signage, signage for the shop(s)/restaurant(s) and overhead pictorial signage available.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.

Seating Area

  • The seating area is located at the centre of the services.
  • There is step-free access to the seating area.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • In this area there are tables, a mixture of chairs with and without armrests and bench seats available.
  • Some chairs are fixed to the floor.
  • Tables are not permanently fixed to the floor.
  • The distance between the floor and the underside of the lowest table is 69cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest table is 72cm.
  • Music is played everywhere.
  • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Access to the additional seating area is via double width push pad automatic doors leading to the outside seating area.

Changing Places

  • Location and Access View
    • The facility is located in between Lucky Coin and Chow Asian Kitchen.
    • The facility is approximately 50m from the entrance.
    • The facility is in addition to standard and accessible toilets.
    • The facility is not located close to other managed facilities (e.g. reception or service counter).
    • There is level access into the facility.
    • The facility surveyed is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from WHSmith.
    • There is not a sign at the entrance to the Changing Places facility indicating the location of the nearest toilets and baby changing facilities.
    • There is pictorial, written text and ‘Not All Disabilities Are Visible’ signage on or near the door.
    • The door(s) open(s) inwards.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
    • The dimensions of the facility are 295cm x 415cm.
    • The ceiling height is at a minimum of 2.4m.
    • There is a clear 200cm x 180cm manoeuvring space in the facility.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The facility toilet has a transfer space on both sides.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 320cm.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 60cm.
    • Dropdown rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the dropdown rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • As you face the toilet there are vertical grab rails on both sides.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the left of the toilet and wall is high.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the right of the toilet and wall is high.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 60cm.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The toilet seat contrast is low.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm for the toilet.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
  • Changing Bench and Hoist Details View
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm.
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in the cubicle.
  • Shower Details View
    • There is not a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
  • Other Facilities View
    • A privacy screen is available.
    • The type of wash basin is adjustable.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available at the wash basin.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The wall fixed soap dispenser is not at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • The height of the wall fixed soap dispenser is 109cm.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is available.
    • The wide paper roll dispenser is not at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • The height of the wide paper roll dispenser is 120cm.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • The height of the hand dryer is 98cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary, non-infectious waste and clinical waste disposal units.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm for the facility.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 142cm from the floor.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The lighting is permanent.

Accessible Toilet (Left Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located in between Lucky Coin and Chow Asian Kitchen.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 50m from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from WHSmith.
    • There is pictorial, written text and 'Not All Disabilities Are Visible' signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The signage says 'Not every disability is visible'.
    • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • The door(s) open(s) outwards.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door(s) is high.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm.
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The lighting is permanent.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 84cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the left.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is high.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm.
    • The toilet seat contrast is high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 90cm.
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is high.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 68cm.
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is high.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The wall fixed soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wall fixed soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 80cm.
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is poor.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.

Accessible Toilet (Right Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located in between Lucky Coin and Chow Asian Kitchen.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 50m from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from WHSmith.
    • There is pictorial, written text and 'Not All Disabilities Are Visible' signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The signage says 'Not Every Disability Is Visible'.
    • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • The door(s) open(s) outwards.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door(s) is high.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm.
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The lighting is permanent.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 84cm.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is high.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is medium.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and nappy/incontinence items bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 142cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm.
    • The toilet seat contrast is low.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 63cm.
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is high.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm.
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is high.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The wall fixed soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wall fixed soap dispenser is 103cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 86cm.
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The male toilet is located in between Lucky Coin and Chow Asian Kitchen.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The toilet(s) is/are approximately 60m from the entrance.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet entrance.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There is a/are horizontal wall mounted rail(s) on the right as you face the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the right as you face the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The lighting is permanent.
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 100cm.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The female toilet is located in between Lucky Coin and Chow Asian Kitchen.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The toilet(s) is/are approximately 60m from the entrance.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet entrance.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 87cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The lighting is permanent.
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 100cm.
  • Baby Changing Facilities 2 View
    • Baby changing facilities are available in the female toilets.
    • There is a flip down baby changing table available.
    • The height of the baby changing table is 90cm.

Parent and Baby Room

  • The parent and baby room is located in between Lucky Coin and Chow Asian Kitchen.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 60m from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access into the parent and baby room.
  • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm.
  • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is high.
  • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is high.
  • The baby changing table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby changing table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby changing table once extended is 90cm.
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 90cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • The lighting is permanent.
  • There is not a hand sanitiser.

Standard Shower

  • The shower facilities are located to the right of the toilet corridor walkway.
  • There is step-free access to the shower facilities.
  • There is written text signage on or near the shower door.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm.
  • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is high.
  • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is high.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • The lighting is permanent.
  • There is step free access into the shower.

Emergency Evacuation Procedure

  • There is an audio alarm for emergencies.
  • Fire wardens/marshals are available on site.
  • There is not a/are not internal refuge point(s).
  • People exit the building using the entrances/exits.
  • There is an external emergency meeting point.
  • The external emergency meeting point is located in the coach parking.