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Centenary Markets

Centenary Market Hall, Howard Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 1EL

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Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Rotherham Central.

Opening Times (Market)

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Reception)

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

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 Drummond Street Public Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Drummond Street.
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 570cm x 260cm (18ft 8in x 8ft 6in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Howard Street.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 590cm x 240cm (19ft 4in x 7ft 10in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Eastwood Lane.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Additional on-street Blue Badge parking is located on Wharncliffe Street.

Outside Access (Eastwood Lane Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Eastwood Lane.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The bollards reduce the access width to 255cm.
    • This entrance gives direct access to the 1st floor of the market.

Level Change (Eastwood Lane Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Lift (Eastwood Lane Entrance to Ground Floor)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the Eastwood Lane entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the Eastwood Lane entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 110cm (4ft 7in x 3ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • This lift is the only accessible route to the market.
    • The lift travels from the Eastwood Lane entrance to the ground floor of the shopping centre.
    • To access the lower ground floor there is a separate lift.

Lift (Ground Floor - Lower Ground Floor)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear right of the market.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.
  • The lift is approximately 48m (52yd 1ft) from the Eastwood Lane lift.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 110cm (4ft 7in x 3ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • This lift is located towards the rear right of the market as you exit the Eastwood Lane entrance lift.
    • This lift and the Eastwood Lane entrance lift used together give level access to all areas of the market.

Outside Access (Howard Street / Eastwood Lane Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Howard Street at the Eastwood Lane end.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 432cm (14ft 2in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance leads to the first floor of the Market Hall.

Level Change (Howard Street / Eastwood Lane Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left and right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • Comments View
    • There is a steep slope on the approach to this entrance leading from the Blue Badge bays.

Outside Access (Howard Street / Effingham Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the corner of Howard Street and Effingham Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 153cm (5ft).
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 similar doorways at this entrance.
    • The doorway surveyed was on the right.
    • This entrance leads to the lower ground floor of the Market Hall.

Level Change (Howard Street / Effingham Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 10 step(s) to the area/service.
  • 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 a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Wharncliffe Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Wharncliffe Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 450cm (14ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance leads to the ground floor of the Market Hall.

Level Change (Wharncliffe Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left and right as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.

Outside Access (Reception Area Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Eastwood Mall, leading to the office and reception area.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 174cm (5ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is on the Eastwood Mall and is accessed via the Eastwood Lane entrance.
    • This entrance leads to the first floor of the Market Hall.

Level Change (Reception Area Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Outside Access (Market Office Reception)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor, ahead of you as you enter the reception area entrance.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in).

Reception (Market Office Reception Window)

  • The desk/counter is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the market office reception entrance.
  • There is not level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is a reception window in front of the reception desk.
    • The height of the reception window is 113cm.
    • The reception desk and window are located to the right as you enter the reception area.
    • There is a bell.
    • The height of the bell is 116cm.
    • There is seating in the reception area.
    • The seating does not have armrests.

Inside Access (Market Hall)

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the market.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Market Hall)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in various areas throughout the market.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • There are several ramps / slopes throughout the market hall.
    • Some ramps / slopes are moderate.
    • Some ramps / slopes are steep.
    • The steep ramps / slopes can be avoided by using the lifts and alternative routes through the market.

Other Floors (Central Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Escalators View
    • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator are G-1.
    • The escalators steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalators are not clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The staircase surveyed is in the centre of the market building.
    • There are other similar staircases located in other areas of the market building.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 34m (37yd 7in) from the Eastwood Lane entrance lift and the market hall lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the ground floor, in the centre of the Market Hall.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 the market reception desk.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 154cm x 192cm (5ft 1in 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 123cm (4ft).
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.