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Tesco Hurst Road Express

Hurst Road, Wolverhampton, WV14 9EU

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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 a colleague 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 not a water bowl available for assistance dogs.
  • There is not a Tesco Grocery Click+Collect service in the store.
  • There is not a Tesco Collect+ service in the store.
  • There is not a portable hearing assistance system.
  • There is a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • The designated place of safety is the side warehouse which is located to the right of checkouts and if you require access approach a member of staff.
  • The defibrillator is located by the entrance.

Parking

  • The store does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located off Hurst Street.
  • 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 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 230cm x 380cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to both sides and rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bays have at least the recommended width of 120cm.
    • There are bollards on the edge of the carpark by the Blue Badge Bay which are 63cm high.
  • 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 with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is not clearly signposted.
    • Pedestrian walkways are available in the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance(s) is tarmac.
    • There is a steep, undulating slope throughout the carpark and on the approach to the store.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac.
    • There is a bollard on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 78cm.
    • The bollards do not contrast visually with the tarmac.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 126cm.
    • There is a 74cm high bike rack and a 63cm high small wooden fence on the left as you approach the store. There is a clothing bin on the right as you approach the entrance from the car park.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient and has handrails on both sides.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) on the approach.
    • There is/are 5 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • 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.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The depth of the steps are 36cm.
    • The handrail extends horizontally at the top of steps and there is a lower handrail which is 45cm high.

Ramp(s) / Slope(s) and Step(s) (Approach to the ATM)

  • There is a ramp/slope located to the right of the store.
  • The ramp/slope is used to access The ATM.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not 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 the right going up the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 122cm.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • There is a/are step(s) located to the left of the ATM.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access ATM.
  • There is/are 7 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 22cm.
  • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • The depth of the steps are 35cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up the step(s).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The first step has no markings. There is a bollard near the base of the ramp which is 72cm high.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the right of the entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 15m from the entrance.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 93cm and 125cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.
  • There are steps and a ramp leading to the ATM.

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Hurst Street.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'TESCO express'.
    • 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 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 137cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of this entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • The minimum width between the security pillars is 143cm.
    • There are flowers to the left and baskets to the right as you enter the store. There are trolleys outside to the left of the entrance.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 120cm.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

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 90cm.
    • Some aisles are obstructed by product bins and pillars.
    • There is flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • Resting/seating areas are not available in this store.
    • A seat can be made available if required.
    • There is no background music played.
  • Signage View
    • Overhead aisle signage is 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 left of the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the checkout(s).
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the checkout(s).
    • The checkout(s) is/are not clearly signed.
    • The lighting levels at the checkout(s) are low to moderate.
    • There is a/are self-service checkout(s) and staffed checkout(s).
    • There are 2 staffed checkouts and 2 card only self-service tills. There are product displays on the approach to the checkouts.
  • 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; Till 1.
    • 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); Till 1.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 31/08/2021.
    • 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 112cm and 152cm.
    • 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.