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BP Petrol Station - M6 - Knutsford Services - Northbound - Moto

M6 - Knutsford Services - Northbound - Moto, M6 Junction 18/19, Northwich Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0TL

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Petrol Station Summary

  • This petrol station is open 24 hours.
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There is a portable hearing assistance system.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system was not tested at the time of the survey.
  • Payment at the petrol station during the day can be made in the shop and by using a phone app.
  • Payment at the petrol station during the night can be made in the shop and by using a phone app.
  • For the M6 - Knutsford Services - Northbound - Moto AccessAble Access Guide please click here (new tab).

Getting Here

  • The services are located off the M6 Northbound between Junction 18 and 19.
  • There is signage along the motorway indicating the distance to the services.
  • There is parking available with Blue Badge parking spaces and electric charging points.
  • There is parking available at the petrol station.

Petrol Station Forecourt

  • Staff are able to provide assistance at the pumps.
  • Customers can call the number provided at the pump, staff will then receive a text to assist the customer.
  • An App can be used at this petrol station to inform staff of arrival.
  • The App(s) used at this petrol station is/are; BPme.
  • It is not possible to pay at the pump.
  • The height of the fuel pump nozzle slot is 110cm.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located at the front of the forecourt.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • 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 2 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 200cm x 450cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to one side and the rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bay(s) have at least the recommended width of 120cm.
  • Paying View
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • Pedestrian walkways are not available in the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 2m from the main entrance.
    • There are dropped kerbs from the Blue Badge bay(s) to the building.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the Blue Badge parking bay(s).

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the right when facing the shop entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 2m from the shop entrance.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 109cm and 126cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front left of the shop.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Shop'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not 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.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 84cm.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 100cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

Shop

  • Circulation View
    • The majority of aisle widths are 150cm+.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all walkways.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There are hand sanitisers.
    • The height of the hand sanitisers range between 86cm and 100cm.
  • Till(s) View
    • The till(s) is/are located at the far right of the shop.
    • There is step-free access to the till(s).
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the till(s).
    • The till(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the till(s).
    • The till(s) is not/are not placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the till(s) are good.
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the till(s).
    • There is not a cashback option at the till(s).
    • The height of the till(s) is/are 102cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the till(s).
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the till(s).
    • The type of system is a portable loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing assistance system was not tested at the time of the survey.

Accessible Toilet (Left Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear right of the shop.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The door(s) open(s) outwards.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 88cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door(s) is fair.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 169cm 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 86cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not 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 poor.
    • 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 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) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • 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 nappy/incontinence items bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 129cm from the floor.
  • 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 wall which acts as a backrest.
    • There is a lid attached to the toilet seat.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm.
    • The toilet seat contrast is poor.
    • 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 contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • 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).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • 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 99cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is poor.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a flip down baby changing table available.
    • The height of the baby changing table is 93cm.
  • Comments View
    • This accessible toilet is also used as the female standard toilet.
    • There is a hand sanitiser just outside the door of this toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The male toilet is located at the rear right of the shop.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m from the entrance.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet entrance.
    • The contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The contrast between the internal toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 82cm.
    • 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 86cm.
    • The accessible toilet is used as the standard female toilet.
      There is a hand sanitiser just outside the toilet on the wall.