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Tesco Weymouth Express

67 Portland Road, Weymouth, DT4 9BE

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Summary

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is not a colleague available for help and assistance.
  • Colleagues/ staff at the tills to the left as you enter can provide 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 a colleague trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is a seat/chair available within the store.
  • There is not a defibrillator in store.
  • The types of trolley available at this store include; standard (large).
  • There is a water bowl available for assistance dogs.
  • There is not a Tesco Grocery Click+Collect service in the store.
  • There is not a Tesco 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
    • Photograph 1 shows the seat available if needed/ on request.
    • Photographs 2-4 show the baskets and trolleys available in the store.

Parking

  • The store has shared parking facilities.
  • The store shares the shopping area's parking facilities.
  • The car park is located Portland Road.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Parking View
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There are 16 standard bays (Photographs 3-5) and 1 Blue Badge Bay. There are 4 spaces for residential used (marked 'Flat 1' to ' Flat 4' shown in Photograph 6).
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 1 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 225cm x 485cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to one side and the rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bays have at least the recommended width of 120cm.
    • The Blue Badge Bay and signage is shown in Photographs 1 & 2. The Blue Badge bay has a slight slope towards the store.
  • Paying View
    • Parking is free (unlimited time).
    • Payment signs are not provided.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • Pedestrian walkways are not available in the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance(s) is tarmac.
    • The whole car park has slight slopes. The Blue Badge is right in front of the store as well as a few standard bays. So access from here is through the bollards on the approach via a slight slope from the bay.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is tarmac.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There are bollards on the approach.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 90cm.
    • The bollards contrast(s) visually with the tarmac.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 172cm.
  • 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.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the left of the entrance when faced from outside.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 7m from the main entrance to the store.
  • The height of the bollard(s) is 90cm.
  • The bollards contrast visually with the tarmac.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 125cm.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 87cm and 113cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.
  • The ATM is to the left of the entrance. There is a slight slope through the bollards down to the shop entrance level. The ATM is in a walled off corner which is 165cm wide.

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 double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 156cm.
    • 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 security pillars do contrast visually with the flooring.
    • The minimum width between the security pillars is 150cm.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 117cm.
    • The hand sanitiser is on the right as you enter the store (Photograph 4).
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Getting Around

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the store.
    • The majority of aisle widths are not 150cm+.
    • The minimum aisle width is 115cm.
    • Some aisles are narrowed by product bins on the end.
    • 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 only played at certain times.
    • Music is played at Christmas.
  • 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.
    • Signage is throughout the store on most aisles.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 6 & 7 show the Costa Coffee Express machine and National Lottery ticket stand.

Checkouts

  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located to 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) and staffed checkout(s).
    • There is a/are staffed checkout(s) and self-service checkout(s).
    • The queue line is 108cm wide (Photograph 2).
  • 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 a lowered section at the staffed checkout(s).
    • The height of the lowered section at the staffed checkout(s) is 71cm.
    • 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; on till 1 of 3 (furthest to the left as faced).
    • 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); on till 1 (only loop).
    • The hearing assistance system(s) was/were tested on 21/09/2021.
    • 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 78cm and 131cm.
    • 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 are card only (coin intake blocked).

Accessible Toilet(s)

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.