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Tesco Romford Collier Row Metro

316 Collier Row Lane, Romford, RM5 3NL

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Summary

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • To get assistance please speak to a colleague at the customer service counter, located on the right as you enter the store.
  • This store is not part of the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme.
  • There is not a colleague trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • There is a/are mobility/electric scooter(s) with large basket(s) attached and wheelchair(s) available to borrow.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact customer service.
  • 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), standard (large) with baby seat and wheelchair attachable.
  • There is not a water bowl available for assistance dogs.
  • There is not a Tesco Grocery Click+Collect service in the store.
  • There is a portable hearing assistance system.
  • 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 09/06/2021.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.
  • There is a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • The designated place of safety is at the rear of the store, next to the car park.

Public Parking

Approach (Car Park to Store Entrance)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac and block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There are barriers on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 91cm.
    • The barriers contrast(s) visually with the paving.
    • The minimum width between the barriers is 140cm.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient and has a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 133cm (4ft 4in).

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located on Colliers Row Lane.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 50m from the entrance.
  • There are bollards on the approach to the ATM(s).
  • The height of the bollard(s) is 91cm.
  • The bollards contrast visually with the paving.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 140cm.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 90cm and 120cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.

Entrance

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in Rex Close.
    • 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/do 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 100cm.
    • 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 211cm.
    • 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 204cm.
    • There are product display stands and baskets at the entrance to the store.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 129cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance from the car park.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the ramp.
    • The ramp has resting areas.
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are moderate to good.

Getting Around

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the store.
    • The majority of aisle widths are 150cm+.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Resting/seating areas are available in this store.
    • Resting/seating areas are located at the rear of the self-service checkouts.
    • There is bench seating only.
    • 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.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located on the left 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 clearly signed.
    • The lighting levels at the checkout(s) are good.
    • There is a/are self-service checkout(s), staffed checkout(s) and basket only checkout(s).
    • There are 10 staffed and 4 self-service checkouts available.
  • 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 92cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the staffed checkout(s).
    • 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; 4, 8 and 9.
    • 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); 4, 8 and 9.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 09/06/2021.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were working at the time of testing.
  • 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 120cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the basket only checkout(s) .
    • The chip & pin card machines are not 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; 2.
    • 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 system(s) was/were tested on 09/06/2021.
    • 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 80cm and 130cm.
    • The chip & pin card machines are not accessible from the self-service checkout(s).
    • Colleagues can provide assistance with using the self-service checkout(s).

Counter (Customer Service)

  • The counter is located to the right after you enter the store.
  • The counter is approximately 5m from the 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 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 trained to use the hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested on 09/06/2021.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.