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Herm Island - Trident Ferry

Weighbridge, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1

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Introduction

  • The Herm Trident Ferry sails daily from the St Peter Port Harbour.
  • It usually leaves from 'Cambridge Steps' but can also depart from either the 'Weighbridge' or 'Inter-Island Quay' depending on the height of the tide.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in St Peter Port.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park detailed is located on the East Arm of the harbour.
    • It is for the use of ferry passengers only. A ticket can be obtained from the Trident kiosk.
    • Alternative parking with time restrictions is available in the North Beach public car park.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 400m (437yd) from the Cambridge Steps.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • Tickets can also be purchased on the ferry.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday Closed.
    • Tuesday Closed.
    • Wednesday 11:00 - 12:30.
    • Thursday Closed.
    • Friday Closed.
    • Saturday 11:00 - 12:30.
    • Sunday Closed.

Outside Access (Waiting Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the Cambridge Steps Departure Point.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Waiting Room Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access (Waiting Room)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Gate 15

  • Gate 15 is located along St Julians Pier.
  • There is a ramp leading down to the Jetty.
  • The gradient of the ramp varies depending on the tide.
  • There are grab rails available on both sides.
  • There is step free access from the bottom of the ramp to the boarding point onto the ferry.

Outside Access (Ferry Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the ferry.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Ferry Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the doorway.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access (Ferry)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Lower Deck - Upper Deck.
    • There are 10 steps between floors.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is not a landing.
    • The lighting level is medium.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the open upper deck.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Standard Toilets)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the toilet doorways.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.