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Fountain Park

Dundee Street, Edinburgh, EH11 1AF

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Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 00:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 02:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 02:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 02:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 02:00.
  • Comments
    • Individual venues have separate opening times with some open 24 hours.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Edinburgh.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • The nearest mainline station is Haymarket.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Drop Off)

Parking (Level 1)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • The car park type is underground.
    • 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 420cm x 490cm (13ft 9in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the level 1 car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 58m (63yd 1ft) from the level 1 car park 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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 188cm (6ft 2in).
  • Comments
    • Parking is free for 4 hours when visiting venues here or free for 8 hours when visiting the casino.

Parking (Level 2)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • The car park type is underground.
    • 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 420cm x 490cm (13ft 9in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 75m (82yd 1in) from the car park 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 concrete.
    • 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 188cm (6ft 2in).
  • Comments
    • Parking is free for 4 hours when visiting venues here or free for 8 hours when visiting the casino.

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.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).
  • Comments
    • Many of the stores have their own separate entrances along the front of the strip (shown in photographs 3 and 4).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

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

Outside Access (Level 1 Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located near the pay station on level 1.
  • There is 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 138cm (4ft 6in).
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 127cm (4ft 2in).
  • Comments
    • There are double manual heavy doors to the right.

Outside Access (Level 2 Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located adjacent to the car park pay station.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
  • The width of the door opening is 122cm (4ft).
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 126cm (4ft 2in).
  • Comments
    • There are double heavy manual doors to the left.

Other Floors

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3 and 4.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • 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.
  • Escalators
    • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator are 1, 2, 3 and 4.
    • The escalators steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalators are not clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments
    • Parking is located on levels 1 and 2.
    • The main ground floor level of the centre is level 3.
    • Restaurants are located on on level 4.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located between the stairs and elevators near the car park.
  • All floors are accessible by this lift.
  • The lift is approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the car park entrance.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 152cm (4ft 11in x 4ft 12in).
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • There are not 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 lighting levels in the lift are bright.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is tiles.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available within the individual units in Fountain Park.

Standard Toilet

  • Standard toilet facilities are available within the individual units in Fountain Park.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • An assistance dog toileting area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level (unknown at time of research).
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.
  • Comments
    • There are wheelchairs available to borrow from the cinema.