Skip to main content

Marks and Spencer Beckenham Simply Food

44-46 High Street, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1AY

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

Introduction

Public Transport and Parking

  • Public Transport View
    • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the store.
    • The nearest train station is Beckenham Junction.
    • The nearest tram station is Beckenham Junction.
  • Parking View
    • The store has its own car park.
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Information including payment terms, is provided at the entrance to the car park, to make it clear whether or not free parking is available to Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the store, off The Crescent.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked/signposted.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 340cm x 460cm (11ft 2in x 15ft 1in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 18m (19yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
    • Customers do not have to cross a road between the car park and the store.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • Free parking is available for the first 90 minutes.

Approach (High Street)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is block paving.

Outside Access (High Street)

  • This information is for the entrance located on High Street.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • Entrance Details View
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).

Approach (Car Park)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is block paving.
  • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach to the store.

Outside Access (Car Park)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you enter the first set of doors.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to access the store.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
  • Entrance Details View
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 177cm (5ft 10in).
    • There is a second set of doors at this entrance.
    • The second set of doors open automatically away from you.
    • The second set of doors are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 162cm (5ft 4in).

Lift (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a standard lift to access the store.
  • The lift is located to the left as you enter the first set of doors.
  • There is step free access to the lift.
  • There is a clear accessible route to the lift.
  • The lift is approximately 5m from the car park entrance.
  • The clear door width is 110cm.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 190cm x 172cm.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out the lift.
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift has a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift has an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing assistance alarm system.
  • The height of the lift controls are 110cm.
  • The lift controls have tactile markings.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

Approach (Car Park - Ramped)

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.
  • The surface of the approach is tarmac and block paving.

Outside Access (Car Park - Ramped)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park, at the top of the ramp.
  • There is step free access at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left of the car park.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp/slope.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides going up.
  • Entrance Details View
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically towards you.
    • The door(s) is/are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in).

Inside Access

  • Inside Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the store.
    • The store does not play background music.
    • There is a/are fixed hearing assistance system(s) in the store.
    • The hearing assistance system(s) is/are located at the food information counter.
    • There is not a cash machine in the store.
    • There is a/are wheelchair(s) available to borrow.
    • Trolleys designed for the use of wheelchair users are available.
  • Order and Collect View
    • There is an Order and Collect service in the store.
    • Customers can obtain online Order and Collect items from the food information counter.

Food Hall

  • Food Hall View
    • The Food Hall is located ahead as you enter.
    • There is step free access to the Food Hall.
    • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.
    • There is step free access throughout the Food Hall aisle(s).
  • Till(s)/Counter(s) View
    • There is a food information counter.
    • There is step free access to the food information counter.
    • There is a clear accessible route to the food information counter.
    • The height of the food information counter is 95cm.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.
    • There is a/are checkout(s) and high activity till(s) in the Food Hall.
    • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 95cm.
    • The height of the high activity till(s) is/are 89cm.
    • The height of the lowered section of the high activity till(s) is 69cm.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an accessible toilet in the store.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no standard toilets in the store.

Additional Information

  • Staff undertake regular internal awareness training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is a member of staff available to provide assistance.
  • There is not a home delivery service available from the store.