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Lookout Express

Northampton College at Booth Lane, Main Building, Booth Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 3RF

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Introduction

  • Comments
    • Lookout Express is located to the side of The Lookout, on level 1 of Block E.

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 19:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 14:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Northampton.
  • The nearest mainline station is Northampton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (St. Gregory's Road Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 600cm (16ft x 19ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 70m (76yd 21in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 80m (87yd 19in) from the main 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located at the side of the car park.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments
    • 4 designated bays are available outside the Nursery building. There is an easy slope leading to the Nursery building.
    • 3 designated bays are available outside the Oak Building - Business Centre. There is an easy slope leading to the Oak building.
    • Standard bays are also available throughout the car park.

Parking (Booth Lane Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 23 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 600cm (16ft x 19ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 110m (120yd 11in) from the main 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 tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located within St Gregory's Road Car Park.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
  • Comments
    • Designated bays are located along side the main building and are available throughout the front of the car park.
    • Standard bays are also located throughout the car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 167cm (5ft) wide.
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 169cm (5ft) wide.
  • Comments
    • There is carpet and rubber flooring between the two sets of doors.
    • A set of security barriers are located ahead as you pass reception.
    • The standard barriers are 60cm wide.
    • The accessible barriers are 96cm wide.
    • A swipe card is used to access the barriers.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Lookout Express)

  • This information is for the entrance located on level 1 of Block E.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 169cm (5ft 7in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is takeaway food and bakery goods.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are adapted toilets available throughout the Main Building.
  • Please see the guide for the Main Building for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments
    • There are standard toilets available throughout the Main Building.
    • Please see the guide for the Main Building for more details.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.