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Atherstone Bus Station

Station Street, Atherstone, North Warwickshire, CV9 1BU

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Opening Times (Bus Station)

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Opening Times (Standard Toilets)

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible toilet is available 24 hours a day via a Radar key.

Location

  • The nearest National Rail station is Atherstone.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Cattle Market Long Stay.
    • The car park is located in Station Street.
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in Station Street.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The standard on street parking is not marked into individual bays.
    • The bay is 260cm wide and there is space for approximately 11 vehicles.
    • There is also a short stay car park in Station Street, behind the bus station (shown in photographs 7 and 8).
    • The maximum length of stay in the short stay car park is 1 hour.

Station Street Vehicle and Pedestrian Entrance

  • The Station Street vehicle and pedestrian entrance is located in Station Street.
  • There are 2 similar entrances in Station Street.
  • There is a kerb which creates a medium height step to the paths and platforms.
  • There is a path with several dropped kerbs, some of which have tactile markings.
  • The path is over 150cm in width on both sides.
  • There are no zebra / pedestrian crossings along the route.
  • The path is block paved.

Bus Station

  • The station is not staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help (other than the ticket office).
  • There is not a ticket office / travel centre.
  • There are 2 stands / bays.
  • The stands which have level access are 2.
  • The stands accessed by lift are 0.
  • The stands accessed by ramp / slope are 0.
  • The stands accessed by steps only are 0.
  • The bus companies operating within this station are Stagecoach, Arriva, and Roberts.
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located to the right hand side of the bus station as you face it on Station Street.
  • The taxi rank is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the vehicle and pedestrian entrance at the right hand side of the bus station.
  • Comments View
    • There are dropped kerbs on both sides of the bus station with tactile paving.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the bus stop.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the centre of the toilet block, facing the bus stands.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 190cm x 194cm (6ft 3in x 6ft 4in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is push.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 111cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The light switch is at a height of 135cm.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on Station Street, to the right hand side of the toilet block.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the vehicle and pedestrian entrance at the right hand side of the bus station.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on Station Street, to the left hand side of the toilet block.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the vehicle and pedestrian entrance at the right hand side of the bus station.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Standard Female and Male Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway to the standard female and male toilets.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).