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Unit 6, Birmingham International Airport, Birmingham, B26 3QJ

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Introduction

Making Stores Covid-19 Secure

  • External queuing points have been clearly marked where possible to allow for social distancing.
  • The number of people allowed in store has been limited to allow more space for each customer.
  • A member of staff will be available at the entrance door to manage the queue and offer sanitiser.
  • Entrance and exit doors may have been repurposed to allow for social distancing and are clearly marked.
  • Additional hygiene measures, including hand sanitizing, has been installed at the store entrance and throughout the store.
  • Equipment on the shop floor has been located to allow for social distancing.
  • Floor signage has been installed to help with social distancing.
  • Some staircases and escalators may have been repurposed to allow one direction of travel only to allow for social distancing.
  • Lifts have waiting areas to allow for social distancing. Only one person or one household is permitted in the lift at any one time. Lifts have hand sanitizer available at all landings.
  • Till points have clear screens installed to allow for social distancing. Tills and card readers are wiped down after each transaction.
  • All staff members will be wearing clear visors and will be regularly sanitising their hands.
  • All staff members will maintain 2 metres social distancing at all times.
  • All regular touch points are cleaned frequently throughout the day.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a team member available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a home delivery service available from the store.
  • All items available in store are available online and deliverable to store.
  • There is not an Order and Collect service in the store.
  • The store does play background music.
  • There is a/are hearing assistance system(s) located at the till point(s).

Public Transport and Parking

  • Public Transport View
    • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the store.
    • The nearest train station is Birmingham International.
  • Parking View
    • The store does not have its own car park.
    • The store shares a car park/parking facilities.
    • There is a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop off point is located outside the departures lounge.

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tiled.
    • Access into Birmingham Airport is step-free via double width automatic doors.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the departures lounge.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 1000cm.
    • There is a team member available for assistance at this entrance.
    • There is not wayfinding signage available at this entrance.

Womenswear

  • Womenswear View
    • Womenswear is located to the left as you enter the store.
    • There is step free access to Womenswear.
    • Main routes should have a width of 100cm with side aisles at a width of 75cm.
    • There is step free access throughout the Womenswear aisle(s).
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

Menswear

  • Menswear View
    • Menswear is located to the right as you enter the store.
    • There is step free access to Menswear.
    • Main routes should have a width of 100cm with side aisles at a width of 75cm.
    • There is step free access throughout the Menswear aisle(s).
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

Childrenswear

  • Childrenswear View
    • Childrenswear is located at the rear of the store.
    • There is step free access to Childrenswear.
    • Main routes should have a width of 100cm with side aisles at a width of 75cm.
    • There is step free access throughout the Childrenswear aisle(s).
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

Fitting Room(s)

  • Accessible Fitting Room(s) View
    • The accessible fitting room(s) is/are located to the rear left of the store.
    • There is/are 1 fitting room(s) in total within the store, 1 of which is an accessible fitting room.
    • There is step free access to the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The accessible fitting room(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • There is not a curtain opening to access the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The clear width of the fitting room opening is 86cm.
    • The dimensions of the accessible fitting room(s) are 216cm x 160cm.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space in the accessible fitting room(s), due to fixtures and fittings.
    • There is a/are wall mounted rail(s) in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a dropdown rail in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • There is a mirror in the accessible fitting room(s), the bottom edge of the mirror is 10cm from the floor.
    • There are coat hooks in the accessible fitting room(s) at 110cm and 150cm from the floor.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm, but the pull cord is out of reach (10cm+ from the floor).
    • There is a bench seat in the accessible fitting room(s).
    • The height of the chair from the floor is 48cm.
    • There is not an assistance bell in the accessible fitting room(s), however if notified in advance a member of staff will be available for assistance if required.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible fitting room is accessed via RADAR key.
    • The key can be obtained from the till point.

Till Point

  • The till point is located at the rear of the store.
  • There is step free access to the till point.
  • The till point is approximately 12m from the entrance.
  • The till point is clearly signed.
  • The height of the till point is 101cm.
  • There is a lowered section at the till point.
  • The height of the lowered section at the till point is 76cm.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the lowered section(s) of the till point.
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the till point.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
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    • There is not windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the till point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The till point is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.

Public Facilities

  • There is an accessible toilet available within the airport.
  • Standard toilets are available within the airport.
  • Baby changing facilities are available within the airport.