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Sheep Street Guide

Sheep Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6EE

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • Sheep Street is located within the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon town centre.
  • The nearest train station to Sheep Street is Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • There are bus stops and taxi ranks located in Bridge Street, approximately 200m from Sheep Street.

Parking (Sheep Street)

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 220cm x 1600cm (7ft 3in x 52ft 6in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located in Sheep Street.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 240cm x 1500cm (7ft 10in x 49ft 3in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in Sheep Street.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are 3 Blue Badge spaces at the bottom end of Sheep Street as you enter from Waterside.
    • There are 3 Blue Badge spaces at the top of Sheep Street as you enter from High Street and Chapel Street.
    • Parking is permitted for non Blue Badge users along Sheep Street.
    • Parking is for a maximum 1 hour and charged at a rate of 55 pence per 1/2 hour.
    • Parking along Sheep Street is along one side only.

Public Car Parks

  • There are three public car parks within walking distance of Sheep Street.
  • Bridgeway car park is a multi-storey and open space car park.
  • Recreation Ground Car Park is an open air car park across the River Avon overlooking the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
  • Windsor Street Car Park is a multi-storey car park located on Windsor Street.

Sheep Street Overview

  • Sheep Street can be approached from Waterside, overlooking the River Avon.
  • Sheep Street is over 200m in length with an easy sloped gradient leading up to the junction with High Street and Chapel Street.
  • The pathways either side of the street are a mixture of block paving and concrete flagstone and vary in width from 2m to 4m wide.
  • On-street parking is permitted on one side of the road only.
  • At the top of Sheep Street at the High Street and Church Street junction there are benches to sit on.

Sheep Street from the Waterside Junction

  • As you approach Sheep Street from the Waterside junction there are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the road crossing.
  • The bollards to protect the shop fronts either side of the junction have a width of 140cm between them and do not contrast with the background very well in all lighting conditions.
  • The pathways leading from the junction are 240cm wide.
  • The pathways have a surface of block paving.
  • The pathway leading from the Waterside junction has an easy gradient leading up to the High Street / Union Street junction.
  • There are no dropped crossings on Sheep Street to cross over the road between the top and bottom of the street.
  • At the top of the street, adjacent to the Town Hall, there is a defibrillator fixed to the wall (shown in photographs 11 and 12).

Sheep Street / High Street / Chapel Street / Ely Street Junction

  • At the junction of Sheep Street / Chapel Street / High Street and Ely Street there are dropped kerbs either side of the road.
  • The dropped kerb surface is block paving with no tactile markings although the surface does contrast with the pavement.

Public Toilets - Waterside

  • There are accessible and standard toilets in Waterside.
  • The accessible toilet requires a RADAR key.
  • There is a charge of 20p to use the standard toilet facilities.

Accessible Toilet (Public Toilet Waterside - Female)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the toilet entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the toilet block on Waterside.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • There are separate female and male facilities.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 151cm x 230cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab 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 is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Toilet (Public Toilets Waterside - Male)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the toilet block entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the toilet block on Waterside.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • There are separate female and male facilities.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 153cm x 230cm (5ft x 7ft 7in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is 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.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 104cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 76cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (Public Toilets - Waterside)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the female facilities and to the left as you face the male facilities.
  • 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.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 135cm (4ft 5in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the toilet entrances.
  • There is/are 2 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 medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

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