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St George's Way Multi-Storey Car Park

St. George's Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1EP

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Introduction

COVID-19 Information

  • This car park is not staffed. The council asks that all users abide by government Covid-19 guidelines and on-site signs. Payment machines currently only accept card payments. Hand sanitiser is not provided on-site.

Opening Times

  • This service is open 24 hours.

Location

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

Public Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 198cm (6ft 6in).
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • This car park has 11 levels.
    • Blue Badge parking is located on level(s) 5,11.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 465cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 3in).
  • Paying View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
  • Exiting the Car Park View
    • Access from the car park is via manual doors, direct access to street/road pavement, lift and staircase.
  • Comments View
    • There are 4 electric vehicle charging bays on the 5th floor.
    • The vehicle entrance to the car park is accessed off St. George's Way.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar steps next to the lift in the North block and in both North and South blocks on the St. George's Way side of the car park.
    • The stairs nearest the North block lift are shown in photograph 2.
    • The stairs nearest St. George's Way in the North block are shown in photograph 3.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the North block.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 5, 7, 9 and 11.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the nearest Blue Badge bay on the 5th floor.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 106cm (3ft 6in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 194cm x 123cm (6ft 4in x 4ft).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is 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 have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 lifts in the North Block and 2 similar lifts in the South Block.
    • The South block lift are shown in photographs 3 and 4.

Pedestrian Exit (St. George's Way)

  • Pedestrian Exit View
    • This information is for the pedestrian exit located in south block on level 1.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this exit.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with an open extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the exit doors.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slight slope in front of the exit doors as shown in photograph 3.
    • There is a similar exit from the North block of the car park as shown in photographs 4 and 5.

Pedestrian Exit (Main Exit - North Block)

  • Pedestrian Exit View
    • This information is for the pedestrian exit located next to the north block lifts on the ground floor.
    • There is step-free access at this exit.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with an open extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar exit in the South block as shown in photograph 2.
    • There are alternative exits in the North and South blocks that go through the stairwell on the ground floor.
    • These exits consist of a single heavy door, with a width of 68cm followed by a set of heavy double doors with a width of 140cm.
    • The exit in the South block can be seen in photographs 3 and 4.