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Terminal 1 Immigration

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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Introduction

Location

  • Immigration is accessed from Pier B and Pier C Arrivals, and leads to Baggage Reclaim.

Outside Access (Immigration Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Immigration area.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Immigration area.
    • There is level access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors.

Outside Access (Wheelchair Access Lane Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left as you enter the Immigration area.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left as you enter the Immigration area.
    • There is level access to the wheelchair access lane.
    • There are no doors.
    • The wheelchair access lane entrance is 11 metres from the Immigration entrance.
    • There is a FastTrack Lane located next to the Wheelchair Access lane.
    • The Non EU Passport Holders lane, and then Family Lane and Identification Cards are to the right of this, and then the UK and EU Passport Holders lanes.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the displays where landing cards can be obtained and completed, just inside the Immigration area. These contain lowered levels accessible to wheelchair users.

Immigration Desk 2

  • Desk 2 is 39m (42yd) from the wheelchair lane entrance.
  • There is level access from the entrance.
  • The desk is high.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Desk 2 is the Immigration desk accessed from the wheelchair access lane, and has a wider gap, 128cm, between the desks.

E-Passport Readers

  • E-Passport readers are also available in this area.
  • The barriers for these readers are 46cm wide.

Accessible Toilet

  • 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 approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the Immigration entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the right hand side of the Immigration area.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 233cm (4ft 3in x 7ft 8in).
    • 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 left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • 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 a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • All accessible toilets within the airport have Non Visual Disabilities signage (photograph 3).
    • There is a RoomMate device available for the accessible toilet. RoomMate is an electronic, wall-mounted device which offers audio description of the toilet to blind and visually impaired visitors. For use of the RoomMate please phone the venue in advance.

Standard Toilet(s)

Outside Access (Exit)

  • There is level access at the exit.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • The exit is 24 metres from Immigration Desk 2.

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 Text Relay aware.