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Nottingham Station

Carrington Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3AQ

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Nottingham.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Parking (Short Stay)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 450cm x 300cm (14ft 9in x 9ft 10in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 6m (19ft 8in) from the car park entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The designated bays are for Blue Badge holders only, and are limited to 20 minutes.

Parking (Long Stay)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 220cm (13ft 1in x 7ft 3in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd) from the car park entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Carrington Street.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.

Reception (Travel Centre)

  • The reception desk is 15m (16yd) from the main entrance.
  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Comments View
    • The Travel Centre is located to the left hand side of the station concourse as you enter from the main entrnace.
    • There is an easy ramp, 300 cm wide, to access the Travel Centre from the station concourse.
    • There is a window with a lowered counter within the Travel Centre.

Inside Access (Station Concourse)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There is a hearing loop fitted on the Lost Property and Information Counter, on the station concourse.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the concourse, beside the platform steps.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are the station concourse to all Platforms.
  • The lift is 25m (27yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 300cm x 250cm (9ft 10in x 8ft 2in).
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Train Station

  • There are 8 platform(s) in the station.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There are generally 13 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • This office is located on Platform 3b.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Central Trains.
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located outside the main entrance.
  • The taxi rank is 4m (13ft 1in) from the accessible entrance.
  • Shops and services within the station include caf├ęs, a convenience shop and a Travel Centre.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
  • Comments View
    • Platforms 1, 2, 3a, 3b, 4, 5a, 5b and 6 are accessible to a wheelchair user.
    • There is a shallow step at the entrance to the Customer Service Supervisors office on Platform 3b.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-6.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1-6.

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.
    • The accessible toilet is 65m (71yd) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on Platform 1a.
  • 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 at the office on Platform 3b.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 177cm x 260cm (5ft 10in x 8ft 6in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 106cm (3ft 6in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are baby changing facilities in the adapted toilet.
    • Only fixed grab rails are fitted in the adapted toilet.
    • The toilets are open Monday to Saturday 06.00 - 22.00 and Sunday 08.00 - 22-00.

Accessible Toilet (Platform 5a)

  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 80m (87yd) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on Platform 5a.
  • 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 at the office on Platform 3b.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 178cm x 278cm (5ft 10in x 9ft 1in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 103cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 76cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the adapted toilet.
    • The toilets are open Monday to Saturday 06.00 - 22.00 and Sunday 08.00 - 22-00.

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Toilet(s) (Platform 5a)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.

Outside Access (Long Stay Car Park Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Long Stay Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to Platform 6.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to Platform 6.
    • There is lift access to the rest of the station from here.