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Tesco Henley-on-Thames Superstore

359 Reading Road, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 4HA

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Summary

  • Services Available View
    • The following Tesco services are available at this store; Scan as you Shop, Tesco Mobile shop, Tesco Grocery Click+Collect services, Drive Thru Car Wash and a pharmacy.
    • In this store these services are available; travel money, photo services, National/Health Lottery, Rug Doctor (Carpet Cleaning), Post Office and Photobooths.
  • Facilities Available View
    • The following facilities are available at this store; an accessible toilet, standard toilets and baby changing facilities.

Getting Here

  • Parking View
    • The store has its own parking facilities.
  • By Bus View
    • There is not a bus stop within 150 metres of the store entrance.
    • The nearest bus stop is 0.2 miles from the store.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Henley-on-Thames.
    • Henley-on-Thames train station is 0.9 miles from the store.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • For assistance please see a member of staff at the Customer Services desk.
  • 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/are wheelchair(s) and mobility/electric scooter(s) with large basket(s) attached available to borrow.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact Customer Services.
  • There is not a seat/chair available within the store.
  • There is a defibrillator in store.
  • The types of trolley available at this store include; standard (large), standard (shallow), standard (large) with baby seat, wheelchair attachable and adapted with padded seat/headrest.
  • There is a water bowl available for assistance dogs.
  • There is a Tesco Grocery Click+Collect service in the store.
  • Customers can obtain online Tesco Grocery Click+Collect items from the car park collection station.
  • 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.

Parking

  • The store does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located Reading Road.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Parking View
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are 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 11 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 245cm x 490cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to both sides but not at the rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bays have not got at least the recommended width of 120cm.
    • The hatched zones vary in size. They are all approximately 120cm wide.
  • Paying View
    • Parking is free (unlimited time).
    • Payment signs are not provided.
  • 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 tarmac.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is a/are clearly marked drop-off point(s).
    • The drop-off point(s) is/are located to the left of the store entrance.
    • The route from the drop-off point(s) to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the drop-off point(s) and the entrance.

Electric Vehicle Charging Points

  • There is a/are electric vehicle charging point(s) available.
  • The provider of the charging point(s) is pod Point.
  • Rapid charging is available.
  • The electric vehicle charging point(s) is/are located at the back of the car park to the right of the store entrance.
  • Colleagues are not able to provide assistance with the electric vehicle charging points.
  • There is/are 4 electric vehicle charging point(s).
  • The electric vehicle charging bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The dimensions of the electric vehicle charging bay(s) surveyed are 245cm x 465cm.
  • The charging point(s) is/are located to the front as you approach the bay(s).
  • The height range of the electric vehicle charging point controls/screen is 115cm to 130cm.
  • The height range of the electric vehicle charging point nozzle slot is 95cm to 115cm.
  • An app is required to use the charging point(s).
  • Parking charges apply after a limited time.
  • Payment signs are not provided.
  • Payment for charging is made via an app/online.
  • There is not a/are not designated electric vehicle charging point(s) available for Blue Badge holders.

Approach (Pedestrian)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac and block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There are bollards on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
    • The bollards contrast(s) visually with the paving.
    • The ramp is at the pavement when you cross the road towards the blue signs (photo 5 and 6).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient and has no handrails.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Approach (Entrance)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac and block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There are bollards on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
    • The bollards contrast(s) visually with the paving.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 120cm.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the left of the store entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 22m from the store entrance.
  • There are bollards on the approach to the ATM(s).
  • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
  • The bollards contrast visually with the paving.
  • The minimum width between the obstructions is 66cm.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 80cm and 110cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the middle of the car park.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'TESCO'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not 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 door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 155cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 157cm.
    • There are security pillars at the entrance doors.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 171cm.
    • The security pillars do contrast visually with the flooring.
    • The minimum width between the security pillars is 194cm.
    • There are products on pallets in between the two sets of doors. They limit access and the minimum width at the time of survey was 105cm.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitisers range between 100cm and 120cm.
    • There is a hand sanitiser outside the first set of doors in the trolley shelter. There is another hand sanitiser station past the security barriers on the right.

Getting Around

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the store.
    • The minimum aisle width is 86cm.
    • There are product bins throughout the store which reduces access at various points.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • Resting/seating areas are not available in this store.
    • 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.

Counter (Customer Services)

  • The counter is located on the left as you enter.
  • The counter is approximately 13m from the store entrance.
  • Clear signage for the counter is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the counter.
  • There is not a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
  • The counter is clearly signed.
  • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the counter.
  • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
  • The lighting levels at the counter are moderate to good.
  • The height of the counter is 90cm.
  • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is a lowered section of the counter.
  • The height of the lowered section at the counter is 76cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the lowered section of the counter.
  • The counter is staffed.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Colleagues are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested on 16/11/2021.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.

Counter (Travel Money)

  • The counter is located to the right of the customer services desk.
  • The counter is approximately 16m from the store entrance.
  • Clear signage for the counter is not visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the counter.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
  • The counter is clearly signed.
  • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the counter.
  • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
  • The lighting levels at the counter are moderate to good.
  • The height of the counter is 90cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • The counter is not staffed.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Colleagues are not trained to use the hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system was not tested at the time of the survey.
  • The travel money counter is currently out of use. You can still order and collect travel money from this store. Collections for travel money should be made at the customer services desk to the left of the travel money counter.

Tesco Mobile

  • Tesco Mobile Area View
    • Tesco Mobile is located to the left of the staffed checkouts.
    • Tesco Mobile is approximately 31m from the store entrance.
    • Tesco Mobile is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to Tesco Mobile.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to Tesco Mobile.
    • Tesco Mobile is clearly signed.
    • Resting/seating areas are available in this area.
    • There is bench seating only.
    • Background music is played at all times.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Counter View
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the counter.
    • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are moderate to good.
    • The height of the counter is 100cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is not staffed.
    • There is not a bell to attract attention.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.
  • Comments View
    • The Tesco Mobile section does not have any consultation desks.
    • The counter is part of a display.

Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy Area View
    • The Pharmacy is located at the rear of the store.
    • The Pharmacy is approximately 53m from the store entrance.
    • Clear signage for the Pharmacy is not visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the Pharmacy.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the Pharmacy.
    • The Pharmacy is clearly signed.
    • There is some flooring in this area which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Resting/seating areas are available in this area.
    • The seats do not have armrests.
    • Background music is played at all times.
  • Counter View
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the counter.
    • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are moderate to good.
    • The height of the counter is 100cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a bell to attract attention.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Colleagues are not trained to use the hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing assistance system was not tested at the time of the survey.
  • Consultation Room(s) View
    • The pharmacy has 1 consultation room(s) available.
    • The consultation room surveyed was Consultation rooom.
    • The consultation room is 5m from the pharmacy counter.
    • The consultation room is not clearly signed.
    • There is not a clear unobstructed route to the consultation room.
    • There is not a/are not door(s) leading into the consultation room.
    • The clear door width is 80cm.
    • There is not room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the consultation room.
    • The seats do not have armrests.
    • Background music is played at all times.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The consultation room is fully enclosed.
    • There is no door on the consultation room. There is a curtain to provide privacy. At the time of survey (November 2021) the pharmacy were carrying out consultations at the front of the counter to the left.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located on the left 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 moderate to 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/are placed in front of a plain background.
    • The height of the staffed checkout(s) is/are 92cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at 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; 8 and 13.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) is/are signed.
    • Colleagues are not 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); 8 and 13.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 16/11/2021.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were not working at the time of testing.
    • The microphone on checkout 8 had a red light on and was not operational. The microphone on checkout 13 had no light and did not work.
  • Self-Service Checkout(s) View
    • The controls/screen heights for the self-service checkout(s) vary between 52cm and 130cm.
    • The chip & pin card machines are not accessible from the self-service checkout(s).
    • Colleagues can provide assistance with using the self-service checkout(s).
  • Scan as you Shop View
    • The controls/screen heights for the self-service checkout(s) vary between 52cm and 130cm.
    • The chip & pin card machines are not accessible from the self-service checkout(s).
    • Colleagues can provide assistance with using the self-service checkout(s).
  • Comments View
    • The checkouts for self service and scan as you shop are shared.

Parent and Baby Room

  • There is a parent and baby room.
  • The parent and baby room is located on the left behind the staffed checkouts as you enter.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 23m from the store entrance.
  • There is step-free access into the parent and baby room.
  • A colleague does not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table is 80cm.
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 74cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
  • There is a/are chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a chair with armrests on both sides.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet was out of use at the time of the survey.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the left, behind the staffed checkouts as you enter and to the right of the baby change.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the store entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is high.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is high.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 153cm (6ft 11in x 5ft).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The height of the light switch/pull cord is 104cm from floor level.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is high.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is high.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is low.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and nappy/incontinence items bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf has the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is at a height of 63cm.
    • The shelf is not located where it is reachable.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is low.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 92cm (3ft).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is low.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is high.
    • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 94cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 93cm (3ft 1in).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located on the left, behind the staffed checkouts as you enter and to the left of the baby change.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 21m from the store entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is high.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The male toilet is located on the left, behind the staffed checkouts as you enter and to the right of the baby change.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 26m from the store entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.