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Terminal 1 Multi Storey Car Park

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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COVID-19 Information (Manchester Airport)

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • The terminals remain open for business aligned to passenger schedules. However Terminals 2 and 3 have closed with all operations concentrated in Terminal 1. Further information on terminal changes can be found here.
  • Some of the car products have paused trading due to the changes in terminal operations. At present this includes; Meet and Greet products in all terminals, Jet Parks products and the Terminal 2 car parking products.
  • There have been no changes to the airports opening times.
  • A small external queuing system exists for Terminal 1 A.
  • To manage social distancing in the terminals, only travelling persons are permitted in terminal buildings.
  • For guests requiring special assistance they may be assisted up to such a point where they have reported to ABM or proceeded through security having completed the check-in process.
  • In Terminal 1 on the main departures level (A), access to the check-in hall is permitted only through Doors 2. Doors 1 & 3 are unavailable during this time.
    Access into the terminal using the escalator from the Skylink us not available. Adjacent lifts/stairs should be used.
  • Hand sanitiser is available at all entry/exit points and key 'high touch' areas. These have been positioned so as to not impede general access around the site.
  • General orientation around the buildings is unchanged with the exception of Terminal 1 check-in.
  • Signage is in place across the site to enforce the social distancing measures. This is supported by regular audio announcements.
  • Protective screens have been installed at all counters where face to face transactions occur including the reception points for assistance, check-in, ticket desks and in retail outlets. In other areas such as security where this is not practical, the wearing of face coverings is mandatory.
  • Toilets are available.
  • There have been no changes to the toileting facilities.
  • The adult changing facility in Terminal 2 is currently closed due to the closure of the terminal.
  • Additional Customer Service personnel have been added within the check-in halls to manage access control for travelling guests only.
  • • From December 2020, COVID testing will be available to meet UK and foreign government requirements for travel to destinations which require evidence of a negative test for entry or to reduce quarantine periods. From 15th December 2020, passengers arriving in the UK will be able to reduce their quarantine period by taking a test five days after arrival and receiving a negative result.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Greggs, the Spud Factory, Joe's Kitchen, Post Office, Travelex Foreign Exchange, Boots, WHSmith, Spar, The Aviation Shop, Voyager Arcade and Car Rental Courtesy Phones.
  • Related link Terminal 1 Baggage Reclaim.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/manchester-airport/terminal-1-baggage-reclaim-2

Summary

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request and large print on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance - Levels 5 and 6)

  • This entrance is used by cars to access the east (Pink)side of the car park, and the drop off points.
  • Photograph 2 shows the board indicating the number of spaces available on each level, including the designated spaces for Blue Badge holders on level 7.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance - Level 1)

  • This entrance is used by cars to access the west (Blue)side of the car park.
  • There is a height restriction of 2 metres.
  • Photograph 2 shows the board indicating the number of spaces available on each level, including the designated spaces for Blue Badge holders on level 7.

Parking (Level 7 East (Pink) Parking)

  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 11 designated parking bay(s) in this section of the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 5m x 3.6m (16ft 4in x 11ft 9in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 12m (13yd) from the Level 7 East entrance
  • The furthest designated bay is 32m (35yd) from the Level 7 East entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height is 2m (6ft 6in).
  • Blue lights indicate available parking bays.

Outside Access (Level 7 East (Pink) Entrance)

  • There is not level access at this entrance.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 10in) wide.

Parking (Level 7 West (Blue) Parking)

  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 10 designated parking bay(s) in this section of the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 5m x 3.6m (16ft 4in x 11ft 9in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 10m (11yd) from the Level 7 West entrance.
  • The furthest designated bay is 34m (37yd) from the Level 7 West entrance.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height is 2m (6ft 6in).
  • Green lights indicate available parking bays.
  • Premium Parking bays (photograph 5) are available on Level 7 just past the Blue Badge bays, going on into the Green Zone.
  • There is are also Premium Parking bays available in the Blue and Green Zones on Level 6 (photograph 6).

Outside Access (Level 7 West (Blue) Entrance)

  • There is not level access at this entrance.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Level 7 West (Blue) Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • There is a ramp to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp is moderate.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp has a handrail on the left hand side going up.
    • There is a further ramp, 83cm wide, leading down to the lifts after the entrance.

Lift

  • The lift is located at the front of the car park.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are car park odd levels 1-13.
  • The lift is approximately 31m (33yd 2ft) from the Level 7 East entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 278cm x 320cm (9ft 1in x 10ft 6in).
  • The clear door width is 230cm (7ft 7in).
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The controls are up to 125 cm high.
  • The lighting level in the lift is moderate to good.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • The lifts are 34 metres from the Level 7 West entrance.
    • This lift is the main access from the designated bays and the skylink from Manchester Airport Railway Station to the main check in area.
    • The lifts are 28 metres from the main check in central flight information boards and 66 metres from the new Reception Point for assistance on level 5.
    • The ground level check in area can be accessed by taking the lift to level 1 and accessing externally.

Assistance Points

  • The photograph shows the assistance point opposite the lifts on level 7.
  • There is an assistance point by the ramp leading from the west (Blue) car park on level 7, and there are also assistance points on level 5, by the drop off points.
  • For more information on assistance that is available, please see the Airport website Accessibility page.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the Terminal 1 Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located Terminal 1 Building.