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Girvan Station

Vicarton Street, Girvan, South Ayrshire, KA26 9HF

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Introduction

  • For assisted service please call 0800 912 2901.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Girvan.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the front of 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 are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 600cm (12ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 31m (34yd) from the main entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 36m (39yd) from the main 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 slopes/ramps.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located next to the Blue Badge bays.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Outside Access (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 103cm (3ft 5in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives direct access to platform 1.
    • This entrance is only open during ticket office opening hours.

Level Change (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located directly in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located directly outside the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp overcomes the step.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Platform 1)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Platform 1)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located directly inside the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 9m (29ft 6in) from the ticket office entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • 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 06:35 - 13:40.
    • Tuesday 06:35 - 13:40.
    • Wednesday 06:35 - 13:40.
    • Thursday 06:35 - 13:40.
    • Friday 06:35 - 13:40.
    • Saturday 06:35 - 13:40.
    • Sunday 11:10 - 18:50.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Platforms-Subway.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 13:40-06:25.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on platform 1.
  • The ticket office is 9m (29ft 6in) from the ticket office entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Scotrail.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Accessible toilets are located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on platform(s) 1.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-2.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 2.
  • Accessible toilets are 24m (26yd) from the platform 1 entrance.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 11m (12yd) from the ticket office entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on platform 1.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the ticket office.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 188cm x 310cm (6ft 2in x 10ft 2in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 115cm (3ft 9in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • The baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 98cm (3ft 2in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.