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Mell Square Car Park

Warwick Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3BH

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Introduction

  • This is a Park Mark pay and display car park open 07.00 -21.00 Monday-Friday, 07.00-19.00 Saturday and 09.00-18.00 Sunday. 950 spaces, pay by phone and CCTV are available.
  • Monday to Saturday duration cost;.
  • 0-1 hours £1.50.
  • 1-2 hours £2.40.
  • 2-3 hours £3.30.
  • 3-4 hours £4.20.
  • 4-5 hours £4.80.
  • 5-6 hours £5.80.
  • Over 6 hours £8.20.
  • Sunday duration cost; .
  • 0-1 hours £1.20.
  • 1-2 hours £2.30.
  • 2-3 hours £3.10.
  • Over 3 hours £4.00.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Solihull.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • The car park is located in Mell Square.
  • The car park type is multi storey.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There is/are 35 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 300cm x 480cm (9ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 45m (49yd 8in) from the Warwick Road pedestrian entrance.
  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 97m (106yd 3in) from the Warwick Road pedestrian entrance.
  • 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • Blue Badge parking bays are located on the ground floor.

Vehicle Entrance

  • The vehicle entrance is located on Warwick Road.

Outside Access (Warwick Road Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located the side of the car park.
  • 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 heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 identical entrances here. The entrance with steps gives access to the stairwell on Warwick Road. The level entrance to the left gives wheelchair access to the ground floor parking area.

Level Change (Warwick Road Pedestrian 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.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • 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 4 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 deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Mell Square Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Mell Square.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 400cm (13ft 1in).

Level Change (Mell Square 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 in the centre.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance gives access to the ground floor parking area.

Outside Access (Morrisons Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor.
  • 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 heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a set of doors on the car park ground floor which leads to the stairwell on the Morrisons side of the car park. The entrance door is 4m beyond the entrance to Morrisons.

Level Change (Morrisons Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is/are 6 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 deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Outside Access (House of Fraser Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the third floor.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Level Change (House of Fraser 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.
  • 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.

Inside Access (Car Park)

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are entrance doors to the Mell Square, Morrisons, and Warwick Road stairs wells on each floor of the car park.

Level Change (Inside Access Car Park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located by the pay machines between floors.
  • 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.

Other Floors (Warwick Road)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-Roof.
    • 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 bright.

Other Floors (Morrisons)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-Roof.
    • 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 bright.

Other Floors (Mell Square)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-Roof.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located by the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-Roof.
  • The lift is approximately 95m (103yd 2ft) from the Mell Square entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 190cm x 170cm (6ft 3in x 5ft 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 have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does 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 have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Electrical Charging Points

  • There are 2 electrical charging points on the third floor for battery operated vehicles.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)