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Chelmsford Park and Ride

White House Site, off Maldon Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 7RU

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Chelmsford.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Chelmsford.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:30 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 06:30 - 20:00.
  • Friday 06:30 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 06:30 - 20:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the back of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 480cm (9ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 5m (16ft 5in) from the Terminus Building entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 20m (22yd) from the Terminus Building entrance.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 225.

Outside Access (Terminus Building)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The exit is the same as the entrance except that there is level access.
    • There is level access between the exit and the Park and Ride Bus.

Level Change (Terminus Building)

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

Reception

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the terminus building entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access (Terminus Building )

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

Outside Access (Park and Ride Bus)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the bus.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Park and Ride Bus)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading onto the bus.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is portable.
  • Please contact the bus driver.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 84cm (2ft 9in).

Inside Access (Park and Ride Bus)

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

Accessible Toilet (Terminus Building)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 2m (6ft 7in) from the terminus building entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located immediately beyond the terminus building entrance.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 106cm (3ft 6in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 230cm x 260cm (7ft 7in x 8ft 6in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is not a push button style of alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 104cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • 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 sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Accessible Shower (Terminus Building)

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located in the adapted toilet.
  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.
  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s) (Terminus Building )

  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilets are located immediately beyond the terminus building entrance.
    • The female and male toilets are 4m (13ft 1in) from the terminus building entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in all toilets.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.