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Bethnal Green Station

Three Colts Lane, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6JL

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • TFL produce a range of maps and guides, including large print and black and white of step-free stations and facilities.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Bethnal Green.
  • The nearest DLR station is Shadwell.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading up from the pathway.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • The office to obtain help is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • This office is located to the left as you enter.
  • There is not a ticket office.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
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  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 1-2.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1-2.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on the main station concourse.
  • Comments View
    • The station is staffed at all times when trains are running.
    • Staff may be on the platforms rather than in the information office.
    • There are self-service ticket machines available at the station entrance.

Level Change (Access to Platforms)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located from street level to each platform.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • The accessible toilet cubicle was being used for storage at the time of the survey.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is not push pad activated.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 270cm (5ft 11in x 8ft 10in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is fully functional.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • This toilet is also used as the staff toilet.
    • Access is at the discretion of staff.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.