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Broadway Bradford

23-25 Broadway, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 1HA

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Bradford Forster Square.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located on levels P1-P2-P3-P4-P5.
    • 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+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 490cm (12ft 2in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the central concourse entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the central concourse entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments
    • There are 4 levels of car parking.
    • The level surveyed was P1.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park on level P1.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (away from you).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in) wide.
  • Comments
    • There are similar entrances on all other levels.

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Car Park to Management and Parking Information Suite)

  • This information is for the entrance located on car park level L3.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (away from you).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in) wide.
  • Comments
    • There are bollards in front of the first door.
    • The width between the bollards is 98cm.

Level Change (Car Park to Management and Parking Information Suite)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the entrance as you enter from car park L3.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are P1-P2-P3-P4-P5.
  • The lift is 3m (3yd 10in) from the entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 91cm (2ft 12in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 145cm x 106cm (4ft 9in x 3ft 6in).
  • 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 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Outside Access (Well Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Well Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically (towards you).
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) wide.
  • Comments
    • There are two sets of doors at this entrance.
    • The doors to the left as you face the entrance are automatic.
    • The doors to the right as you face the entrance are manual.

Level Change (Well Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond 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 (Broadway Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Broadway.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) wide.
  • Comments
    • There are four doors at this entrance.
    • The set of doors on the right as you face the entrance are automatic.
    • The other three sets of doors are manual.

Level Change (Broadway Entrance)

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

Outside Access (Cheapside Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Market Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 226cm (7ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Cheapside Entrance)

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

Outside Access (Forster Square Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Forster Square.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically (towards you).
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 216cm (7ft 1in) wide.
  • Comments
    • There are three doors at this entrance.
    • The automatic doors are on the left as you face the entrance.
    • The other two sets of doors are manual.

Level Change (Forster Square Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Central Concourse Food Court Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the centre of the venue at the rear of the food court.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

Outside Access (Central Concourse Entrance from Petergate Mall)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Petergate Mall.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 450cm (14ft 9in) wide.

Outside Access (Management and Parking Information Suite Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on level 3.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Reception (Management and Parking Information Suite)

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments
    • There is also a car park information desk just past the main reception desk. This desk is 6m from the entrance, and is 98cm high.

Reception (Customer Service Desk)

  • The desk is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Forster Square entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • The touch screen is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments
    • There are touch screens throughout the shopping centre.
    • These screens give information and maps for the shopping centre.
    • The height to the top of the touchscreens is 100cm.
    • There are some heavy, manual doors in some areas of the centre.

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0-P1-P2-P3-P4-P5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments
    • Another set of identical stairs are available that lead to the management suite.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the central section of the shopping centre concourse.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0-P1-P2-P3-P4-P5.
  • The lift is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the Forster Square entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 203cm x 158cm (6ft 8in x 5ft 2in).
  • 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 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • Comments
    • There are five identical lifts in this area.
    • These lifts access the parking levels and access to the management suite on level P3.

Eating and Drinking (Food Court)

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Comments
    • This food court provides five take away venues. These venues are Burger King, Taco Bell, KFC, Subway and Yangtze.
    • The tables are shared by all of these venues.

Changing Places

  • Location and access
    • The facility is located on the ground floor in the central concourse area.
    • The facility is 24m (26yd 9in) from the Central Concourse entrance.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from security.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door is 107cm (3ft 6in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 296cm x 397cm (9ft 9in x 13ft).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the bench is 154cm (5ft 1in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.
    • The facility toilet is corner.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rails are on both sides.
    • The type of sink is fixed.
    • Wall mounted hand rails are available at the sink.
    • As you face the sink, rails are available on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • The facility has not got a non slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.
    • It is not a push button style alarm.

Accessible Toilet (Central Concourse)

  • Location and Access
    • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the central concourse entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the central concourse area on the ground floor.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 237cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 9in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not 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 disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 a mirror.
    • 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 a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • 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
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • 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 fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located to the right of the accessible cubicles in a seperate room.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 82cm (2ft 8in).
  • Comments
    • There are three similar accessible toilets in this area.
    • The baby change room is located between the accessible toilet and the changing places room.
    • The baby change room is 24m from the central concourse entrance.
    • The door to the baby change room is automatic by push pad and 97cm wide.
    • There is a nursing room, play room, sink and microwave in the baby change unit.
    • There is a sink in the baby change room.
    • There are standard toilets in the baby change room.
    • One of the toilets and sink is lowered for the use of children.

Accessible Toilet (Management and Parking Information Suite)

  • Location and Access
    • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on level P3.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 242cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 11in).
    • 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 92cm (3ft).
    • 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 disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • 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 49cm (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 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
    • 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 fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (Central Concourse)

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 can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Comments
    • Some areas may become inaccessible at different times as the centre closes.
    • Please contact the venue for more information.