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Berkswell Station

Station Road, Berkswell, West Midlands, CV7 7EF

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Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Opening Times (Ticket Office)

  • Monday 07:00 - 13:00.
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 13:00.
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 13:00.
  • Thursday 07:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 07:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 15:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 13:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located opposite 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 is/are 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 68m (74yd 1ft) from the footbridge entrance to approach platform 1.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 86m (94yd 2in) from the footbridge entrance to approach platform 1.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • Comments View
    • The car park entrance gives access to the platform 1 and 2 entrances.

Outside Access (Station Road Platform 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).

Level Change (Station Road Platform 1 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 moderate.
  • 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 right going up.

Outside Access (Station Road Platform 2 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Station Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Station Road Platform 2 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • 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 both sides.

Platform 2 Route

  • The route from the car park for a wheelchair user to access platform 2 is quite difficult. The wheelchair user is required to access the car park entrance to the front of the platform 1 entrance. Decend the ramp at platform 1 to road level, then go under the railway bridge to the entrance of platform 2. This route is approximatley 250m from the car parks nearest Blue Badge space.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 33m (36yd 3in) from the platform 1 entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located to the left of the entrance to platform 1.
  • The ticket office is 3m (3yd 10in) from the platform 1 entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Network West Midlands.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Network West Midlands.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1 and 2.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are not available to access platforms.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1 and 2.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 undercover waiting areas to either side of each platform. There is an emergency call point on each platform.

Level Change (Footbridge)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located between plaforms 1 and 2.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available 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.