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Tesco Widnes Extra Petrol Station

Ashley Retail Park, Lugsdale Road, Widnes , WA8 7YT

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Petrol Station Summary

  • Services Available View
    • The following services are available at this petrol station; Car Vac unit, Costa Coffee Express, Air & Water unit, Tesco Drive Thru Car Wash and Pay at Pump.

Getting Here

COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in March 2021.
  • There is a colleague available at the entrance.
  • There are sign at the entrance saying that only two people are allowed in store at once.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are free standing.
  • The height of the hand sanitiser is 109cm.
  • Hand sanitisers are not available inside the venue.
  • There is 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 is signage throughout the store to remind people of 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) .

Petrol Station Forecourt

  • Forecourt and Pumps View
    • Colleagues are able to provide assistance at the pumps.
    • To get help, sound your horn (or turn on your hazard warning lights) and make sure your Blue Badge is clearly visible through the front windscreen.
    • The pumps are clearly signed.
    • It is possible to pay at the pump.
    • The height of the pump controls/screen is 130cm.
    • The height of the fuel pump nozzle slot is 116cm.
    • There are not lowered pay at pump screens available.
    • The tyre pressure machine control heights vary between 130cm and 140cm.
    • The height of the tyre pressure pump slot is 100cm.
    • The height of the water pump slot is 100cm.
    • Paper towels and gloves are located by the entrance door hand sanitiser freestanding station.
  • Out of Hours Payment Counter View
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • The counter is not clearly signed.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the counter.
    • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
    • The height of the counter is 105cm.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • There is not a bell to attract attention.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.

Parking

  • The store does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located in front of the petrol station forecourt.
  • 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.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • Paying View
    • Parking is free for up to 3 hours.
    • 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 unaided.
    • 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 concrete.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

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 Extra'.
    • There is step-free 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 not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 109cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of this entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 90cm.

Shop

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout.
    • The majority of aisle widths are not 150cm+.
    • The minimum aisle width is 120cm.
    • There are mats in aisles that might be perceived as holes.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • A seat can be made available if required.
  • Checkout Area View
    • The checkout(s) is/are located to the right beyond the 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 not clearly signed.
    • The lighting levels at the checkout(s) are good.
    • There is a/are staffed checkout(s).
  • Staffed Checkout(s) View
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the standard checkout(s).
    • The standard checkout(s) is/are placed in front of a plain background.
    • The height of the staffed checkout(s) is/are 100cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the staffed checkout(s).
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the standard checkout(s).
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the staffed checkout(s).
    • 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 17/03/2021.
    • 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.