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Tesco Oxford Magdalen Street Metro

Magdalen Street, Oxford, OX1 3AD

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in 8 2021.
  • There are separate doors for entering and exiting.
  • There is a traffic light system in place at the entrance/exit.
  • There are two separate doors, one for entry and the other one for exit.
  • There is a colleague available at the entrance.
  • There is not hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • Hand sanitisers are available inside the venue.
  • There is not 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 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) .

Summary

  • The store is located within City Centre.
  • The details within this access guide relate to the store and not the shopping centre.

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • If you need an assistance please speak to a colleague on the shop floor or at the Counter.
  • 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.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • 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) and 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 portable hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Comments View
    • Pictures 1-14 shows the Ground Floor. Pictures 15-22 shows the basement.

Public Parking

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located Entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 4m from the Entrance.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 100cm and 120cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Magdalene Street.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'TESCO metro'.
    • 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 width of the door opening is 180cm.
    • 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 160cm.
    • There are identical sets of doors at either side of the entrance foyer.
    • There are security pillars at the entrance doors.
    • The security pillars do contrast visually with the flooring.
    • The minimum width between the security pillars is 270cm.
    • The entrance is obstructed by trolleys, baskets, and a stand alone hand sanitiser dispenser.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 103cm.

Getting Around

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the ground floor.
    • The majority of aisle widths are 150cm+.
    • Some aisles are obstructed by trolley and product display stands.
    • There is 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 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.
  • Comments View
    • Pictures 1-9 shows the Ground Floor. Pictures 10-20 shows the basement.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located On the left side as you're in 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 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; 26.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) is/are signed.
    • Colleagues are 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); 26.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 09/08/2021.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were not working at the time of testing.
  • Self-Service Checkout(s) View
    • The controls/screen heights for the self-service checkout(s) vary between 90cm 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).

Counter

  • The counter is located On the left as you enter the store by the entry doors.
  • The counter is approximately 9m from the Entrance doors.
  • Clear signage for the counter is 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 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 not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • The counter is staffed.
  • 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 09/08/2021.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.

Escalator(s) / Travelator(s)

  • Escalator(s) View
    • Escalators can be used to access other floors.
    • The escalator(s) is/are located At the rear of the store opposite aisle 3.
    • Signs indicating the location of the escalators are not available from the entrance.
    • The escalators go both up and down.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator(s) are Basement.
    • The escalator(s) steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalator(s) are clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels at the escalator(s) are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located By the magazines shelves.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the Entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Basement.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 150cm (5ft 3in x 4ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.