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Tesco Forest Row Esso Express

Lewes Road, Forest Row, RH18 5EP

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Express with Petrol Station Summary

  • Esso Petrol Station.

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • Colleagues can get help from the staffed checkouts.
  • 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 a defibrillator in store.
  • The types of trolley available at this store include; standard (shallow).
  • There is a water bowl available for assistance dogs.

Parking

  • The store does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located off Lewes Road.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • Parking View
    • 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 230cm x 480cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to one side and the rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bays have at least the recommended width of 120cm.
    • At the time of survey the hatched zone to the side was obstructed by trolleys.
  • Paying View
    • Parking is free for up to 30 minutes.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • 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.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the left of the store entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 5m from the entrance.
  • There are bollards on the approach to the ATM(s).
  • The height of the bollard(s) is 112cm.
  • The bollards have a visual identification band.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 120cm.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 90cm and 130cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.

Petrol Station Forecourt

  • Forecourt and Pumps View
    • Colleagues are able to provide assistance at the pumps.
    • Press the button on the pump to alert a cashier.
    • An App can be used at this petrol station to inform colleagues of arrival.
    • The App(s) used at this petrol station is/are; Tesco Mpro.
    • The pumps are clearly signed.
    • It is possible to pay at the pump.
    • The height range of the pump controls/screen is 130cm to 142cm.
    • The height of the fuel pump nozzle slot is 146cm.
    • The height of the lowered fuel pump nozzle slot is 146cm.
    • The paper towel dispenser(s) is/are at a height of 90cm.
    • The disposable glove dispenser(s) is/are at a height of 94cm.
    • The tyre pressure machine control heights vary between 120cm and 160cm.
    • The height of the tyre pressure pump slot is 120cm.
    • The height of the water pump slot is 120cm.

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the store.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'TESCO express'.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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/do 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 155cm.
    • 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 156cm.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 115cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located at the store entrance.

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 100cm.
    • Some aisles are obstructed by product bins.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • A seat can be made available if required.
    • Background music is played at all times.
  • Signage View
    • Overhead aisle signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the store.
    • Dementia friendly signage is provided.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located on 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 lighting levels at the checkout(s) are good.
    • There is a/are staffed checkout(s) and self-service 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 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; 2.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) is not/are not 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 systems were tested at the following staffed checkout(s); 2.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 07/03/2023.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were working at the time of testing.
  • Self-Service Checkout(s) View
    • The controls/screen heights for the self-service checkout(s) vary between 93cm 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.