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Olton Station

Warwick Road, Olton, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 7AR

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Olton.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • There are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 550cm x 330cm (18ft 1in x 10ft 10in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 50m (55yd) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 215.

Outside Access (Station Drive)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Station Drive)

Reception

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 07:00 - 15:00.
    • Tuesday 07:00 - 13:00.
    • Tuesday 17:00 - 19:00.
    • Wednesday 07:00 - 13:00.
    • Wednesday 17:00 - 19:00.
    • Thursday 07:00 - 13:00.
    • Thursday 17:00 - 19:00.
    • Friday 07:00 - 20:00.
    • Saturday 08:00 - 20:00.
    • Sunday 11:00 - 13:00.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • This office is located adjacent to the entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Central Trains and Chiltern Railways.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.

Train Station Platform (2)

  • There is level access to the platform(s).
  • Access to the platform(s) is via lift.
  • There is not an adapted toilet.
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Train Station Platform (1)

  • There is level access to the platform(s).
  • Access to the platform(s) is via lift.
  • There is not an adapted toilet.
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Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is low.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 15m (16yd) from accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 110cm (4ft 7in x 3ft 7in).
  • 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 lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located adjacent to the entrance.
  • 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 a member of staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 145cm (6ft 7in x 4ft 9in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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 a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.

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.