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Avenue Multi-storey Car Park

Millennium Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 2JH

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Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bracknell.
  • Comments View
    • If you need to access Shop mobility please use Princess Square car park or High Street car park.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Outside Access (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor, between the shops and the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Outside Access (Fenwick Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 192cm (6ft 4in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 192cm (6ft 4in).
  • Comments View
    • There are entrances into Fenwick on levels G, 2 and 3 within the car park.
    • Access to these entrances from the other levels is via lift.

Level Change (Fenwick Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located between the two sets of doors.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (M&S Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
  • Comments View
    • There are entrances into M&S on levels G and 2 within the car park.
    • Access to these entrances from the other levels is via lift.

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 type is multi storey.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 455cm (12ft 2in x 14ft 11in).
    • 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.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are 68 blue badge bays in total. They are located as follows:
    • Lower Ground Level – 16 bays
    • Ground Level – 16 bays
    • Level 1 – 8 bays
    • Level 2 – 10 bays
    • Level 3 – 10 bays
    • Level 4 – 8 bays
    • There are payment machines located on all levels of the car park.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the centre of the car park.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 138cm x 250cm (4ft 6in x 8ft 2in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a hearing loop system in the lift.
    • They are bollards and barriers on the approach to the lift lobby area on the ground, first, second and third floor levels of the car park.
    • The narrowest width is 125cm.

Lift (Fenwick)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located outside the entrance to Fenwick.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 108cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Changing Places

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located in the lift lobby on the ground floor.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do not need a key for the facility.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 395cm x 300cm (12ft 12in x 9ft 10in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 190cm (6ft 3in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • Drop down rails are provided for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is fixed.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.
  • Comments View
    • There is a wheel in shower with handrails available.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the lift lobby on the ground floor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the management team.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 125cm x 318cm (4ft 1in x 10ft 5in).
    • There is not 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 80cm (2ft 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 a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, non-infectious waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 122cm (4ft).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Please call the management team on 01344 596 720 to obtain the key.

Parent and Baby Room

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located in the lift lobby on the ground floor.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a chair with armrests on both sides.
  • There is a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.