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Amber Shop & Museum

15 Market Place, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6EA

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Southwold.
  • The nearest mainline station is Brampton.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times and please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 250cm x 500cm (8ft 2in x 16ft 5in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located Market Place.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 250cm x 900cm (8ft 2in x 29ft 6in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located East Street.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

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 doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 76cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located directly in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is portable.
  • Please contact a member of staff.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located directly in front of entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Museum

  • Exhibits can be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.
  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.
  • Touch tours are not available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

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