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William H Brown - Swaffham

31-33 Market Place, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7LA

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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 on request.

Public Transport and Parking

  • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the branch.
  • The nearest train station is Kings Kynn.
  • The branch does not have its own car park.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Market Place.
    • 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: Pedlars Car Park.

Approach

  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles/paving slabs.
  • The approach surface is uneven in places.
  • Bollards View
    • There are fixed bollards on the approach.
    • The bollards do not have a good visual contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient.

Outside Access

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the branch.
  • There is external signage.
  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
  • Entrance View
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with the immediate surroundings.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located at the door threshold.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Inside the Branch

  • There is step-free access throughout the majority of the branch.
  • The type of flooring in the branch is carpet.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to 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.

Step(s) (Access to Sales Department)

  • There is a/are step(s) located to the left as you enter the branch .
  • The step(s) is/are used to access the sales department .
  • There is/are 5 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is 26cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do not cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Desk(s)

  • There is/are 8 desk(s) in the branch.
  • The desk(s) is/are located Lettings desks are directly ahead as you enter the branch. Sales desks and Mortgage services desks are up stairs to the left as you enter the branch
  • The nearest desk is approximately 4m from the entrance.
  • The desk(s) is/are is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to some of the desks.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the desk(s).
  • Desk Features View
    • There are not screens, windows, TVs or mirrors in front of or behind the desk(s) 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 moderate to good.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the desk(s) is 70cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
    • Some of the desks have clear space under them.
    • Potential obstructions include; some cabling may impede under desk access.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the desk(s).
    • There is also a dedicated Mortgage Services desk up stairs to the left as you enter the branch.

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.