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IKEA - Warrington

Gemini Retail Park, 910 Europa Boulevard, Warrington, WA5 7TY

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • Store Information View
    • Please click here for opening times and services available in this store.
    • Site maps are available within the store.
    • There is an assistive shopping service available within the store upon request.
    • There is loading and/or unloading assistance available upon request.
    • There is not a/are not order and collection point(s) within the store.
    • The order and collection point(s) is/are located at another site.
    • There is a Pick and Delivery Service available within the store.
    • The Pick and Delivery Service is located at the Home Delivery desk.
    • There are additional charges for the Pick and Delivery Service.
    • Wheelchairs are available to borrow within the store.
    • To obtain loan wheelchairs please contact a member of staff on arrival.
    • There is not a Safe/Quiet Place available within the store.
    • Wifi is available throughout the store.
    • Documents/information can be provided in; large print on request.
    • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the store/nearby.
    • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
    • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available within the store.
    • There is not a Changing Places facility available within the store.
    • The order and collection point is located at the IKEA Warrington External Collection Point.
      The Collection Point is located a short distance from the store.
      The postcode for the Collection Point is WA5 7VW.
  • Staff Information View
    • There is a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
    • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
    • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The store does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located in front of the store.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park surface is well maintained and easy to travel on.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 250cm x 500cm (8ft 2in x 16ft 5in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • Help call points available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • Paying View
    • There are no parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is block paving.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the store.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) by revolving.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the store, adjacent to the main entrance.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
  • The main automatic door(s) is/are push pad or push button activated.
  • The push pad or push button is 75cm from floor level.
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 91cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Entrance Foyer

  • Foyer View
    • There is step free access within the foyer.
    • The type of flooring in this area is tiles.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The foyer does not play background music.
    • There are sofas only in the foyer.
    • There is a store host available within the foyer.
    • Accessible play points available.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • To the rear of the entrance foyer there is level access through to the Restaurant.
  • Play Area (Småland) View
    • There is not a play area within the entrance foyer.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Entrance Foyer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter the entrance foyer.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 196cm x 275cm (6ft 5in x 9ft).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 127cm (4ft 2in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, general domestic waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The shelf is at a height of 120cm.
    • The toilet has a backrest and a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 height of the hand dryer is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Entrance Foyer)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right of the entrance foyer.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 40cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair in front of the lowered urinal (90cm x 140cm).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 70cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the store.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the female and male standard toilets.
    • There is step-free access to the baby change facilities.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Parent and Baby Room (Entrance Foyer)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located to the right of the entrance foyer.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 20m from the accessible entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 84cm (2ft 9in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 74cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is a/are chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a chair with armrests on both sides.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Access to (the Showroom, Market Hall and Fika Café)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located ahead as you enter the entrance foyer.
    • The stairs are approximately 10m from the accessible entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 0 and 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a second lower handrail.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Escalator(s) View
    • Escalators can be used to access other floors.
    • The escalator(s) is/are located ahead as you enter the entrance foyer.
    • The escalator(s) is/are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The escalators only go up.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator(s) are levels 0 and 1.
    • The escalator(s) steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalator(s) are not clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels at the escalator(s) are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located on the right of the entrance foyer.
    • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The lift is a standard lift.
    • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
    • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels 0 and 1.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
    • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
    • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
    • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 141cm (4ft 8in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 167cm x 270cm (5ft 6in x 8ft 10in).
    • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
    • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
    • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
    • The lift does have an audible announcer.
    • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
    • There is not a hearing loop system.
    • The lift does not have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Area (Showroom)

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The majority of aisle widths are over 200cm.
    • The majority of routes between products are over 120cm.
    • There is a shortcut from Kitchens to Bedding.
      There is a shortcut from Children's IKEA to Bathrooms.
    • The majority of shortcut widths are over 120cm.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There is a/are regular resting points available in this area.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at the resting points.
    • There is a/are designated information point(s) available in this area.
    • There touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • Some of the designated information points are staffed.
    • There are planning area(s) available within this area.
    • Accessible play points are available in this area.
    • The lighting levels in this area are varied.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead signage with white text on a blue background.
      There are overhead directional arrows projected onto the floor.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • Music is played throughout the Showroom.
    • There is a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.
    • The system is a portable loop.
    • There are portable loops available at the Information Points. The hearing loops were not clearly signed.

Planning Area (Living Room Storage)

  • The planning area is located in the Showroom, to the left of the main walkway.
  • There is step-free access to the planning area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the planning area.
  • The lighting levels in the planning area are good.
  • The height(s) of the counter(s) is/are medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The standard height for desks is 100cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
  • There is not a/are not height adjustable desk(s) available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system in the planning area.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the planning area.
  • There is not a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.

Planning Area (Kitchen)

  • The planning area is located in the Showroom, to the left of the main walkway.
  • There is step-free access to the planning area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the planning area.
  • The lighting levels in the planning area are good.
  • The height(s) of the counter(s) is/are low (76cm or lower) and medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest desk is 75cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest desk is 93cm.
  • The standard height for desks is 93cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
  • There is not a/are not height adjustable desk(s) available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system in the planning area.
  • There are bar type stools and some chairs without armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the planning area.
  • There is a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.

Planning Area (PAX Bedroom Storage)

  • The planning area is located in the Showroom, to the left of the main walkway.
  • There is step-free access to the planning area.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the planning area.
  • The lighting levels in the planning area are varied.
  • The height(s) of the counter(s) is/are medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The standard height for desks is 90cm.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the desk(s).
  • There is not a/are not height adjustable desk(s) available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system in the planning area.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • There are bar type stools only.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the planning area.
  • There is not a privacy room/area available.
  • On screen BSL interpreters are not available.

Area (Market Hall)

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The majority of aisle widths are over 200cm.
    • The majority of routes between products are over 120cm.
    • There is a shortcut from Bathroom to Children's IKEA.
    • The majority of shortcut widths are over 120cm.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There are regular resting points available in this area.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at the resting points.
    • There is a/are designated information point(s) available in this area.
    • There is a/are touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • Some of the designated information points are staffed.
    • The lighting levels in this area are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead signage with white lettering on a blue background.
      Overhead directional signage is projected on the floor.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.

Eating and Drinking (Fika Café)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located in the Market Hall.
  • There is step-free access to the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is 91cm.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does not play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 42cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 72cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • Wifi is available within this area.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are menu boards/signs available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • Food allergy information is available on hand held menus.
  • The type of food served here is cold snacks.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Fika Café - Female)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the female standard toilets.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • There are separate female and male accessible toilets.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 222cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 3in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 126cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The shelf is at a height of 130cm.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 91cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 height of the hand dryer is 103cm (3ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Fika Café - Male)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the male standard toilets.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • There are separate male and female accessible toilets.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 162cm x 222cm (5ft 4in x 7ft 3in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 92cm (3ft).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the toilet.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The shelf is at a height of 129cm.
    • The toilet has a backrest and a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Fika Café)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located adjacent to Fika Cafe.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 40cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair in front of the lowered urinal (90cm x 140cm).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 67cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Parent and Baby Room (Fika Café)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located adjacent to Fika Café.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 84cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
  • There is a/are chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a chair with armrests on both sides.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Access to (the Restaurant and Lower Market Hall)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located at the end of the Market Hall.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 1 and 0.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a second lower handrail.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Travelator(s) View
    • Travelators can be used to access other floors.
    • The travelator(s) is/are located at the end of the Market Hall.
    • The travelators go both up and down.
    • The floors which are accessible by travelator(s) are levels 1 and 0.
    • The foot and head of the travelator(s) are clearly marked.
    • There is a bollard at the head of the travelator(s).
    • The lighting levels at the travelator(s) are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift for public use.
    • The lift is located at the end of Market Hall, adjacent to the travelator.
    • The lift is a standard lift.
    • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
    • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels 1 and 0.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
    • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
    • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
    • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
    • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
    • The clear door width of the lift is 145cm (4ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the lift are 145cm x 290cm (4ft 9in x 9ft 6in).
    • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
    • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
    • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
    • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
    • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
    • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
    • There is not a hearing loop system.
    • The lift does have Braille markings.
    • The lift does have tactile markings.
    • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Eating and Drinking (Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located by the entrance to lower Market Place.
  • There is step-free access to the restaurant.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is 90cm.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a counter/tray rail at a height of 85cm to allow a disabled person to manoeuvre a tray.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the restaurant.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does not play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is laminate.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 10m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 5m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 50cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 101cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • Wifi is available within this area.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are wall menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • Food allergy information is available on fixed boards.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • There is a baby food warming area.
    • The height of the counter is 90cm.
    • The height to the microwave controls is 145cm.
    • There is level access to a breastfeeding privacy area at the rear of the Restaurant.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Restaurant)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter the restaurant.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 250cm (6ft 7in x 8ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 88cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The shelf is at a height of 128cm.
    • The toilet has a backrest and a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 height of the hand dryer is 122cm (4ft).
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 96cm (3ft 2in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Restaurant)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter the Restaurant.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • There are horizontal grab rails on both sides of the seat.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 72cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the store.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the female and male standard toilets.
    • There is step-free access to the baby change facilities.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 95cm (3ft 1in).

Parent and Baby Room (Restaurant)

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located ahead and to the right as you enter the restaurant.
  • There is step-free access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 88cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is sensor.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Area (Lower Market Hall)

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is vinyl.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The majority of aisle widths are over 200cm.
    • The majority of routes between products are over 120cm.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There is a/are regular resting points available in this area.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at the resting points.
    • There is a/are designated information point(s) available in this area.
    • There touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • Some of the designated information points are staffed.
    • There planning area(s) available within this area.
    • Accessible play points available in this area.
    • The lighting levels in this area are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead signage with white text on a blue background.
      There is directional signage projected onto the floor.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.

Area (Self-serve)

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is step-free access throughout the area.
    • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is concrete.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The majority of aisle widths are over 200cm.
    • The majority of routes between products are over 120cm.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There regular resting points available in this area.
    • There is a/are designated information point(s) available in this area.
    • There is a/are touchscreen(s) available at the designated information point(s).
    • Some of the designated information points are staffed.
    • There planning area(s) available within this area.
    • Accessible play points available in this area.
    • The lighting levels in this area are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • There is overhead directional signage with white text on a blue background. There is overhead location signage with white text on a red background.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.

Checkouts

  • The checkouts are located just beyond the Self-serve area.
  • There is step-free access to the checkouts.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the checkouts.
  • Checkouts are clearly signed.
  • The lighting levels at the checkouts are good.
  • There is a/are checkout(s) and self service till(s) .
  • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 97cm.
  • Staff can provide assistance with using the self service till(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system at the checkouts.
  • The following checkouts have a sound enhancement system; all checkouts.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are not trained to use the hearing system.
  • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the checkouts (portable).

Food Market (Swedish Food Market)

  • Inside Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the aisles.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 120cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • The flooring throughout the aisles is vinyl.
    • There is flooring in aisles with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • Background music is not played.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Checkout(s) View
    • There are 2 checkouts available within the shop.
    • There is step-free access to the checkout(s).
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the checkout(s).
    • The checkout(s) is/are clearly signed.
    • The lighting levels at the checkouts are good.
    • There is a/are checkout(s).
    • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 91cm.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the checkout(s).
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the checkout(s) (portable).

Eating and Drinking (Bistro)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located on the left beyond the checkouts.
  • There is step-free access to the restaurant.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is 91cm.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are not trained to use the hearing system.
  • There is step-free access within the restaurant.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 10m from the till/counter.
  • The standard height for tables is 91cm.
  • Wifi is available within this area.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are wall menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • Food allergy information is available on fixed boards.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Counter (Customer Service and Returns)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located on the right as you pass the checkouts.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is 100cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are not trained to use the hearing system.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided near the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet and vinyl.
  • Seating Area View
    • There is a seating area close to the counter.
    • Access to the seating area is unobstructed.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • Comments View
    • People are seen in order of arrival. There is a free standing ticket machine as you enter.
    • There is a free standing screen to hire vehicles on an hourly basis within the Returns area.
    • The height to the centre of the screen is 112cm.

Counter (Home Delivery)

  • Counter View
    • The counter is located on the right as you pass the checkouts.
    • There is step-free access to the counter.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
    • The height of the counter is 101cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is not staffed.
    • There is not a bell to attract attention.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are not trained to use the hearing system.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided near the counter.
    • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl.
  • Seating Area View
    • There is not a seating area close to the counter.

Outside Access (Returns Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the store, to the left of the main entrance.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is step-free access at this entrance.
  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
  • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 166cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The width of the door opening is 177cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.