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Tesco Paddington Metro

94 Church Street, St John's Wood, London, NW8 8EX

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Summary

Getting Here

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 Penfold Street.
    • The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 195cm x 640cm (6ft 5in x 20ft 12in).
    • There are not parking charges for the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 4 hours 08.30 - 18.30 Monday to Friday only.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Standard on street parking is available.
    • The standard on street parking is located on Penfold Street.
    • Charges for parking are made using Parkright pay by phone, location 6649.
  • Public Car Park View
    • There is a car park for public use within approximately 200m (219yd).
    • The public car park is located on Off Penfold Street.
    • The name of the car park is Q-Park Church Street.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available within the car park.
    • Q-Park Church Street is an underground car park with step-free access by steep slope to street level.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).
    • The section of Church Street where the store is located has a street market Monday to Saturday and is closed to traffic between Edgware Road and Penfold Street.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • 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) and standard (large) with baby seat.
  • There is a water bowl available for assistance dogs.
  • There is not a Tesco Grocery Click+Collect service in the store.
  • There is a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the right of the main entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 10m from the main entrance.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 100cm and 136cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a street market every day Monday - Saturday on the road outside the store.

Entrance (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the corner of Church Street and Venables Street.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'TESCO Metro'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is 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 145cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of this entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There are security pillars at the entrance doors.
    • The minimum width between the security pillars is 200cm.
    • There may be stacks of baskets and also customers' personal shopping trolleys near to the entrance.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 100cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the 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.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

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 may be obstructed by product displays.
    • 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 not provided.

Counter (Customer Services and Tobacconist)

  • The counter is located to the far left from the main entrance, beyond the self-checkout tills.
  • The counter is approximately 10m from the main entrance.
  • The counter is clearly 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 101cm.
  • 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 not staffed.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • 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.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located to the left 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), 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 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 100cm.
    • There is a lowered section at the basket only checkout(s) .
    • The height of the lowered section at the basket only checkout(s) is 85cm.
    • 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; the central one of the 5 checkouts.
    • 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 system(s) was/were tested on 26/05/2021.
    • 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 62cm 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.