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Esquires Coffee

Unit 66 The Bridges Shopping Centre, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 3DR

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Introduction

  • The venue is located within the Bridges Shopping Centre.
  • For access details to the shopping centre, please see the separate guide.

Location

  • The venue is located within The Bridges Shopping Centre.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sunderland.
  • The nearest Metro Station is Sunderland.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 19:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:30.

Parking

  • For parking details, please see the separate Bridges Shopping Centre car park guides.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located within the shopping centre.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 162cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are moderate to good.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the cafe.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafĂ©.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 44cm (1ft 5in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • The standard height for tables is 69cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • There is additional seating on the concourse of the shopping centre, opposite the cafe (shown in photographs 6-8).
    • The entrance to the additional seating area has no doors and is 230cm wide.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • Please see the separate shopping centre guide for information on toilet facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.