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Greenhouse Open Market

Station Road / Openshaw Way, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3BQ

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Letchworth Garden City.

Opening Times

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 16:30.
  • Friday 09:30 - 16:30.
  • Saturday 09:30 - 16:30.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • Winter opening hours are:
    • Saturday 09:30 - 16:00
    • Sunday 10:00 - 15:30.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is The Wynd Car Park.
    • The car park is located off Openshaw Way.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Station Road.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Station Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

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

Market

  • The walkway through the market is very narrow in places.
  • The surface of the walkway is mostly even and consists of block paving.
  • The market stalls sell mostly antique furniture and pre-loved goods.

Main Entrance to Accessible and Standard Toilets

  • Starting facing the main entrance, turn left and continue ahead towards The Wynd (photograph 1).
  • After 15 metres, turn right onto The Wynd and continue ahead. (photograph 2 and 3).
  • After 40 metres turn right into the Green House (photograph 4).
  • The path from the main entrance to the Green House is mostly even and consists of block paving.
  • Having entered, there is an easy upwards slope along the entirety of this section of the route (as shown in photographs 5 and 6).
  • There is a level landing approximately half way up the slope where the standard female and male toilets are located.
  • The accessible toilet is located to the left upon reaching the top of the slope.
  • The section of path between the top of the slope and the accessible toilet consists entirely of tactile paving (as shown in photograph 7).

Accessible Toilet

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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 off The Wynd.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is not push pad activated.
    • There is no lock for the toilet door.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 250cm (5ft 11in x 8ft 2in).
    • 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 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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 not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 cannot 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 poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)