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Tesco Compton Esso Express

137 Eggbuckland Road, Compton, Plymouth, PL3 5JU

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2021.
  • There is a traffic light system in place at the entrance/exit.
  • Maximum of 40 customers allowed in store.
  • There is not a colleague available at the entrance.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are wall mounted.
  • The height of the hand sanitisers range between 118cm and 132cm.
  • Hand sanitisers are available inside the venue.
  • There is a limited number of customers allowed inside.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is not clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • There are protective clear screens located at checkouts/counters.
  • Toilets are not available.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Express with Petrol Station Summary

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • For help and assistance please go to the checkouts or approach any member of staff around the store.
  • This store is part of the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme.
  • The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme helps people with hidden disabilities which aren’t always obvious – such as autism, dementia and visual or hearing impairments.
  • There is not a colleague trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • There is a seat/chair available within the store.
  • There is a defibrillator in store.
  • The types of trolley available at this store include; standard (shallow).
  • There is a water bowl available for assistance dogs.
  • There is not a Tesco 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.

Petrol Station Forecourt

  • Forecourt and Pumps View
    • Colleagues are able to provide assistance at the pumps.
    • For assistance Flash lights, sound horn and show Blue badge.
    • The pumps are clearly signed.
    • It is possible to pay at the pump.
    • The height range of the pump controls/screen is 144cm to 154cm.
    • The height of the fuel pump nozzle slot is 80cm.
    • There are not lowered pay at pump screens available.
    • The paper towel dispenser(s) is/are at a height of 100cm.
    • The disposable glove dispenser(s) is/are at a height of 120cm.
    • The tyre pressure machine control heights vary between 140cm and 155cm.
    • The height of the tyre pressure pump slot is 110cm.
    • The height of the water pump slot is 110cm.
  • Out of Hours Payment Counter View
    • Shop and Petrol station and open 24 hours. So standard checkouts used for all fuel payments.

Parking

  • The store does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located Off Eggbuckland Road.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • Parking View
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 1 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 300cm x 460cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays do not have a marked zone around them.
  • Paying View
    • Parking is free for up to 30 minutes.
    • Payment signs are not provided.
    • Car parking is free for all users for maximum of 30 minutes. Penalty charges apply thereafter.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • 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 entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • Pedestrian walkways are available in the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance(s) is concrete and tarmac and block paving.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach (Approach from Petrol station forecourt)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is concrete.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There are bollards on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 85cm.
    • The bollards have a visual identification band.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 150cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient.

Approach (Pedestrian approach from Eggbuckland Road)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is a bollard on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 95cm.
    • The bollards have a visual identification band.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 160cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) on the approach.
    • There is/are 1 unmarked step(s), with no handrails.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • Single non drop kerb needs to traversed to gain access to store.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located ATM is located to the far right hand side of the store entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 20m from the entrance.
  • There are bollards on the approach to the ATM(s).
  • The height of the bollard(s) is 80cm.
  • The bollards have a visual identification band.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 160cm.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 95cm and 125cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.
  • There is a single non drop kerb directly in front of the ATM. This can be circumnavigated by using ramp at entrance ( 20 metres away ).

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left hand side of the store.
    • 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 double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 138cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of this entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There are security pillars at the entrance doors.
    • The security pillars do contrast visually with the flooring.
    • The minimum width between the security pillars is 140cm.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitisers range between 118cm and 132cm.
    • One sanitiser is available just prior to entrance and one just after entry.

Getting Around

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the store.
    • The majority of aisle widths are not 150cm+.
    • The minimum aisle width is 110cm.
    • Some product bins obstruct the aisles.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Resting/seating areas are not available in this store.
    • A seat can be made available if required.
    • No background music is played in the shop.
  • Signage View
    • Overhead aisle signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is not consistent throughout the store.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located Checkouts are located to the right as you enter 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 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 90cm.
    • There is a lowered section at the staffed checkout(s).
    • The height of the lowered section at the staffed checkout(s) is 70cm.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the lowered section of the staffed checkout(s).
    • The chip & pin card machines are not accessible from the staffed checkout(s).
    • There is a/are hearing assistance system(s) at the staffed checkout(s).
    • The following staffed checkout(s) have a hearing assistance system; Checkout to the far right.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • Some of the hearing assistance systems are signed.
    • Colleagues are not trained to use the hearing assistance system(s).
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were not tested at the time of the survey.

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.