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Tesco Leeds Calverley Street Express

Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3DX

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Getting Here

COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in April 2021.
  • There is a traffic light system in place at the entrance/exit.
  • 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 sanitiser is 118cm.
  • Hand sanitisers are not available inside the venue.
  • There is also hand held sanitiser in this area.
  • There is a limited number of customers allowed inside.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • There is clear signage throughout the store to remind people to social distance.
  • 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) .

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • You can get help and assistance at the checkouts or from a shop floor colleague.
  • 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 Grocery Click+Collect service in the store.
  • There is a Tesco Collect+ service in the store.
  • Tesco Collect+ services for customers are located at any checkout.
  • 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.
  • The staff room could be used if required for someone in distress.
  • The defibrillator is located behind the checkouts with staff only access.

Public Parking

  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Calverley Street.
    • The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 240cm x 600cm (7ft 10in x 19ft 8in).
    • There are not parking charges for the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 4 hours only.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Standard on street parking is available.
    • The standard on street parking is located on Calverley Street.
  • Public Car Park View
    • There is not a car park for public use within approximately 200m (219yd).
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach (Calverley Street to Store)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.
    • There are bollards on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 100cm.
    • The bollards have a visual identification band.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 133cm.
    • There are similar bollards on the pavement.
  • 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 not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • The store is located off Calverley Street.
    • The entrance is to the left at the bottom of the slight slope.

Approach (Leeds Beckett University Campus to Store)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) on the approach.
    • There is/are 10+ unmarked step(s), with a handrail on the right going up.
    • 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 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 16cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
  • Comments View
    • This route to the store is from Leeds Beckett University campus ground.
    • The store is located ahead and to the right at the bottom of the steps.
    • Photographs 5 and 6 show the steps as they would be seen on the way back to the campus grounds.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the right of the store.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 8m from the main entrance.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.
  • Comments View
    • The ATM was out of use and awaiting repair at the time of survey (26/04/2021).

Entrance (Main 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 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 152cm.
    • There are security pillars at the entrance doors.
    • The barrier does contrast visually with the flooring.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 118cm.
    • There is also hand held sanitiser in this area.

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 100cm.
    • There are pillars located throughout the store which restricts the width of some of 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.
    • Background music is only played at certain times, the volume can be adjusted if requested.
  • 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 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 not clearly signed.
    • The lighting levels at the checkout(s) are good.
    • There is a/are self-service checkout(s) and 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 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; 1 and 2.
    • 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); 1 and 2.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 26/04/2021.
    • 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 65cm and 135cm.
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the self-service checkout(s).
    • Colleagues can provide assistance with using the self-service checkout(s).
    • The aisle at the self-service checkouts is 117cm wide, as seen in photograph 3.

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.