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William H Brown - Hertford

21 Castle Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1ER

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Alternative Services

  • This branch and the business is committed to making the services they offer accessible to all customers.
  • As well as in-person appointments at their office, they can adapt to your needs and requirements by using phone calls, email or video calls – whichever works best for you and your circumstances.
  • If you’d rather see them face-to-face in your own home, they can always accommodate that too.
  • In each branch a portable hearing loop is available on request with 48 hours notice.
  • To find out more or if you have any further questions, please contact your local branch.

Branch Information

  • Help and Assistance View
    • There is not a colleague trained in British Sign Language.
    • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print and audio on request.

Public Transport and Parking

  • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the branch.
  • The nearest train station is Hertford East.
  • The branch has its own car park.
  • Branch Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of the branch, off Castle Street.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • There is not a/are not designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • Customers do not have to cross a road between the car park and the branch.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Standard on street parking is available (within approximately 50m of the branch).
  • Public Car Parks View
    • Public parking is available within approximately 200m of the branch.
    • The public parking facilities located close to the branch include: Gascoyne Way Pay and Display.

Outside Access

  • This information is for the entrance located on Castle Street.
  • There is external signage.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • Entrance View
    • 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 that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with the immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm.

Inside the Branch

  • There is step-free access throughout the branch.
  • The type of flooring in the branch is carpet.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • There is not a waiting area available in the branch.
  • Seating can be provided for customers while they wait.
  • Seating in the branch includes; chairs with no armrests.

Desk(s)

  • There is/are 6 desk(s) in the branch.
  • The desk(s) is/are located throughout the branch.
  • The nearest desk is approximately 2m from the entrance.
  • The desk(s) is/are is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the desk(s).
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the desk(s).
  • Desk Features View
    • There are screens, windows, TVs or mirrors in front of or behind some of the desks which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • Some of the desks are placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the desk(s) are good.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the lowest desk is 69cm.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest desk is 70cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
    • None of the desks have clear space under them.
    • Potential obstructions include; panels.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the desk(s).

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.