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Galleries Shopping Centre - West Car Park

off Washington Highway, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE38 7SD

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sunderland.
  • The nearest Metro Station is South Hylton.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

Vehicle Entrance / Exit

  • The vehicle entrance and exit is located off Washington Highway (A182) and can also be reached from Parkway.
  • The entrance and exit does not have a height restriction and is a two way road.

Outside Access (Pedestrian Entrance 1)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the walkway from Asda to the car park.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 350cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the walkway between Asda and the car park.

Outside Access (Pedestrian Entrance 2)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the pathway leading from the shopping centre and bus station.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The width of the door opening is 200cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway leading from the shopping centre and bus station.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located on the pathway leading from the shopping centre and bus station.
    • There is/are 15+ step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located off Washington Highway (A182).
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • 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 500cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 39m (42yd 1ft) from the pedestrian entrance 1.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 69m (75yd 1ft) from the pedestrian entrance 1.
    • 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 between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • 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 Asda.
  • Comments View
    • There is a 4 hour maximum stay policy unless permission is obtained from customer services within the shopping centre.
    • There are parent and child parking bays close to pedestrian entrance 2.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • Please refer to the Galleries Shopping Centre guide for information on toilet facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)