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Long Stay Car Park

Stansted Airport, Bassingbourn Road, Essex, CM24 1QW

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Introduction - Long Stay Car Park

  • The Long Stay Car Park is divided into a number of zones.
  • The designated Blue Badge parking spaces are located in Zone Q.
  • The Long Stay Customer Services is located to the left just before the entrance to the car park.
  • There are accessible and standard toilets located next to the customer services.

Getting Here (Long Stay Car Park)

  • By Road View
    • London Stansted is conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway - use Junction 8a if approaching from the London direction or Junction 8 from the Cambridge side, then follow signs for the airport.
      The postcode for London Stansted Airport Long Stay Car Park is CM24 1SF.
      The Long Stay Car Park is accessed from the A120 via The Bassingbourn Roundabout onto Round Copice Road.
      It is straight over the first roundabout and left at the second.

Long Stay Customer Services

  • The Long Stay Customer Services are located to the left just before the entrance barriers.
  • The Customer Services has its own car park with 4 designated Blue Badge parking bays.
  • The dimensions of the parking bays are 440cm x 480cm.
  • There are standard parking bays available.
  • There is dropped kerb from the parking to the path leading to the entrance.
  • There is a slight slope leading up to the entrance.
  • The slope has handrails on both sides.
  • The entrance is a single automatic door.
  • The width of the door is 83cm.
  • The reception desk is over 110cm high.
  • There is a lowered section with a clear recess.
  • There is not a hearing induction loop at the reception.
  • There is a waiting area available.
  • There are chairs with armrests available.
  • The surface of the flooring in the waiting area is tiled.
  • There are accessible and standard toilets available on the outside of the building.

Accessible Toilet (Long Stay Customer Services)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the outside of the Long Stay Customer Services.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 192cm (6ft 11in x 6ft 4in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 117cm (3ft 10in).
    • 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 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 internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • 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 poor.

Standard Toilet(s) (Long Stay Customer Services)

Airport Parking (Long Stay Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located off Round Coppice Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system at the entrance.
    • There is a touchscreen at the barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • 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 480cm x 600cm (15ft 9in x 19ft 8in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • There are help points available within the car park.
  • Paying and Booking View
  • Exiting the Car Park View
    • The car park does have a barrier control system at the exit.
    • There is a touchscreen at the exit barrier.

Airport Shuttle Bus

  • The Airport Shuttle Bus transports passengers from the Mid Stay and Long Stay Car Parks to the Main Terminal Building.
  • The accessible entrance onto the bus is located at the centre of the bus.
  • The entrance is 120cm and there is a fold out easy ramp 100cm wide for access.
  • The bus driver will unfold the ramp if it is needed.
  • There is designated space for wheelchair users located to the left as you enter the bus and there is a priority seat for disabled people located at the front of the bus.
  • The bus stops at the Terminal Building Hall are located to the right of the entrance to the Arrivals Hall.

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