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Tesco Kingsbury Circle Express

Prince Of Wales House, Kingsbury, London, NW9 9HN

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Summary

Getting Here

  • Parking View
    • The store has its own parking facilities.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the store entrance.
    • There is bus stop on Kingsbury Road which is 450ft from the store. The bus stop is served by the following buses: 183 - Golders Green/Pinner 204 - Edgware/Sudbury Town 324 - Brent Cross/Stanmore.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Kenton.
    • Kenton station is 1.7 miles from the store.
  • By Underground View
    • The nearest underground station is Kingsbury.
    • Kingsbury is on the Jubilee Line with services to London Waterloo, Stratford and Stanmore.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • Ask for a staff member at the checkouts on the far right hand side of the store. Alternatively a security is located at the entrance and can be asked for assitance.
  • 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 not a water bowl available for assistance dogs.
  • A chair can be requested from a member of staff.

Parking

  • The store does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located Kingsbury Circle.
  • 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
    • 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 470cm.
    • 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 not got at least the recommended width of 120cm.
    • The hatched zone is 113cm wide.
  • Paying View
    • Parking is free for up to 30 minutes.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located throughout the car park.
    • Payment term signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.
  • 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.
    • Pedestrian walkways are not available in the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance(s) is tarmac.

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac.
    • There are bollards on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 120cm.
    • The bollards contrast(s) visually with the paving.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 120cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a steep gradient.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

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 'Hello'.
    • There is ramped/sloped 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 double width.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 145cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of this entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 120cm.
    • There is only one hand sanitiser in the store which is on the right hand side as you enter.

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 84cm.
    • There are product bins around the store which can act as obstacles.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Resting/seating areas are not available in this store.
    • A seat can be made available if required.
    • A chair can be requested from a member of staff.
  • 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.
    • The overhead signage is clear however there are no pictorial illustrations.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located To the far right of the store.
    • There is step-free access to the checkout(s).
    • There is not 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) and self-service checkout(s).
    • There are two self serve checkouts and four staffed 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 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; the two right hand checkouts have a hearing loop.
    • 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); both hearing loops were checked.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 24/06/2021.
    • 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 86cm 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.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located on the far right of the store facade.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 16m from the main entrance.
  • There are bollards on the approach to the ATM(s).
  • The height of the bollard(s) is 120cm.
  • The bollards have a visual identification band.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 125cm.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 87cm and 125cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.