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University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

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Introduction

  • The Store is the Students' Union Campus Shop. .
  • It is located on Square 4 and sells a variety of fresh groceries, ready meals, sandwiches, newspapers, and magazines.

Opening Times (Term Time)

  • Monday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 18:00.

Opening Times (Summer)

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 15:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 15:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Colchester.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • The nearest mainline station is Hythe.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Although not as close as Hythe, most visitors choose to arrive at Colchester North station where bus and taxi connections are more readily available.

Parking

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 165cm (5ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a moderate slope just beyond the entrance (photograph 2).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the store.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 4 shows the night hatch, located outside the store to the right of the main entrance as you face it.
    • This can be used when the shop is closed on Monday - Friday nights.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest adapted toilets are located 20 metres away on Square 4, outside the entrance to Information Systems Services.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard male and female toilet is located in 4NW Building, on the right as you enter the building.

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.