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Falmer Station

Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9PU

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Brighton.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the station.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the ticket office and platform 2.
    • There are barriers 120cm wide beyond this entrance.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Outside Access (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the main entrance as you face it.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 146cm (4ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 125cm (4ft 1in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the platform from the main entrance.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Train Station

  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located to the right of the main entrance as you enter.
  • The ticket office is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Southern Rail.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are platform 2.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:25 - 19:50..
    • Tuesday 06:25 - 19:50..
    • Wednesday 06:25 - 19:50..
    • Thursday 06:25 - 19:50..
    • Friday 06:25 - 19:50..
    • Saturday 06:25 - 19:50..
    • Sunday 09:10 - 16:45..

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by using alternative outside access entrances only is / are 1-2.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Male Toilet)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the toilet entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Comments View
    • The photographs show the 15+ medium steps leading up to the footbridge connecting the platforms.