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Tesco Marble Arch Metro

90-100 Edgware Road, London, W2 2EA

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Summary

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • There is usually a member of the security team to the right of the entrance foyer or in the checkout area to the right from the main entrance.
  • 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.
  • There is a/are wheelchair(s) available to borrow.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact a member of staff.
  • 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 a Tesco Grocery Click+Collect service in the store.
  • Customers can obtain online Tesco Grocery Click+Collect items from the Customer Services counter.
  • 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.

Public Parking

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the right of the main entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 20m from the main entrance.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 89cm and 132cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.
  • The ATM has a headphone socket to allow audible instructions for customers who would have difficulty reading the screen.

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Entrance (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Edgware Road, at the front left of the store.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'TESCO Metro'.
    • 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 width of the door opening is 150cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of this entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 220cm.
    • There are security pillars at the entrance doors.
    • The minimum width between the security pillars is 190cm.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 120cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the main entrance.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • When entering the store. the lobby and second set of doors are directly ahead.
    • When leaving the store from the checkout area, there is a similar door to enter the lobby and the main entrance door is then to the left.

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 120cm.
    • Some aisles are obstructed by columns and product displays.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Resting/seating areas are not available in this store.
    • A seat can be made available if required.
    • There was no background music in the store at the time of the survey.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The handbaskets and baskets on wheels are in the lobby, to the right of the second set of doors.
    • The trolleys are to the left of the lobby.

Counter (Customer Service)

  • The counter is located at the far right of the store from the main entrance.
  • The counter is approximately 20m from the main 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 not placed in front of a plain background.
  • The lighting levels at the counter are 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 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 tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested on 26/05/2021.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.
  • Comments View
    • There is a queuing system with barriers in front of the counter.
    • The barriers have poor contrast with the flooring.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located to the right from the main 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 clearly signed.
    • The lighting levels at the checkout(s) are good.
    • There is a/are basket only checkout(s), 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 95cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the staffed checkout(s).
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the staffed checkout(s).
    • There is not a/are not hearing assistance system(s) at the staffed checkout(s).
  • Basket Only Checkout(s) View
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the basket only checkout(s).
    • The basket only checkout(s) is not/are not placed in front of a plain background.
    • The height of the basket only checkout(s) is/are 84cm.
    • There is a lowered section at the basket only checkout(s) .
    • The height of the lowered section at the basket only checkout(s) is 74cm.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the lowered section of the basket only checkout(s).
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the basket only checkout(s).
    • There is a/are hearing assistance system(s) at the basket only checkout(s).
    • The following basket only checkout(s) have a hearing assistance system; checkout 3.
    • 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 basket only checkout(s);.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 26/05/2021.
    • 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 53cm 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 self-service checkouts are card payment only.
      The lowest slot is for vouchers to be inserted.

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.