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Tesco Aldgate Express

Aldgate East Tube, London, E1 6BF

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Summary

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • Please contact a member of staff at the checkouts or around the store.
  • This store is not part of the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme.
  • There is not a colleague trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • There is not a seat/chair available within the store.
  • There is a defibrillator in store.
  • There is a water bowl available for assistance dogs.
  • There is not a Tesco Grocery Click+Collect service in the store.
  • There is not a Collect+ service in the store.
  • There is not a portable hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.

Public Parking

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the right of the entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 4m from the entrance.
  • There are bollards on the approach to the ATM(s).
  • The bollards contrast visually with the paving.
  • The height of the ATM(s) controls/screens is 120cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.
  • Comments View
    • There is a pillar slightly to the left of the cash machine which may be in the way for a wheelchair user, it is connected to the above canopy.

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'TESCO Express'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance area which may look like a hole to some people.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 122cm.
    • There are security pillars at the entrance doors.
    • The barriers do contrast visually with the flooring.
    • The minimum width between the security pillars is 124cm.

Getting Around

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the store.
    • The majority of aisle widths are 150cm+.
    • The minimum aisle width is 120cm.
    • There are mats in aisles that might be perceived as holes.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Resting/seating areas are not available in this store.
    • A seat cannot be made available if required.
  • Signage View
    • Overhead aisle signage is not provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the store.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located to the right side of the store .
    • There is step-free access to the checkout(s).
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the checkout(s).
    • The checkout(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • The lighting levels at the checkout(s) are good.
    • There is a/are self-service checkout(s) and staffed checkout(s).
  • Staffed Checkout(s) View
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the staffed checkout(s).
    • The staffed checkout(s) is not/are not placed in front of a plain background.
    • The height of the staffed checkout(s) is/are 116cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the staffed checkout(s).
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the staffed checkout(s).
    • There is a/are hearing assistance system(s) at the staffed checkout(s).
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) is/are signed.
    • Colleagues are trained to use the hearing assistance system(s).
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 22/03/2021.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were not fully functional at the time of testing.
  • Self-Service Checkout(s) View
    • The controls/screen heights for the self-service checkout(s) vary between 106cm and 130cm.
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the self-service checkout(s).
    • Colleagues can provide assistance with using the self-service checkout(s).

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.