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Vauxhall Interchange

Bondway, Vauxhall, London, SW8 1SF

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Introduction

Location

  • The nearest National Rail station is Vauxhall.
  • The nearest underground station is Vauxhall.

Opening Times

  • Monday 05:00 - 00:00.
  • Tuesday 05:00 - 00:00.
  • Wednesday 05:00 - 00:00.
  • Thursday 05:00 - 00:00.
  • Friday 05:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 05:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 05:00 - 00:00.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Pedestrian Access

  • There are several pedestrian access points located around the bus station, on Parry Street, Wandsworth Road, Albert Embankement and South Lambeth Place.
  • There is step free access to the bus station from these pedestrian access points.
  • There are drop kerbs with tactile paving when crossing from the access points over Bondway to the bus station.
  • There is a dropped kerb with no tactile paving when crossing from the Parry Street crossing to the bus station.
  • There are fixed bollards located at the South Lambeth Place access point. The width between the bollards is 122cm.

Level Change (Vauxhall Underground)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading out of Vauxhall Underground Station.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.
  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Vauxhall Underground)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in Vauxhall Underground Station.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are -1-0.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 90cm x 140cm (2ft 11in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Reception (Information and Assistance)

  • The desk is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Vauxhall Underground entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is not available only on request.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are not trained to use the system.

Bus Station

  • The station is staffed.
  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is not staffed between 22:00 - 06:30.
  • There is an office to obtain help (other than the ticket office).
  • The office to obtain help (other than the ticket office) is located to the right as you enter via Vauxhall Underground.
  • The help office is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the Vauxhall Underground entrance.
  • There are 9 stands / bays.
  • The stands which have level access are A-J.
  • The bus companies operating within this station are Go Ahead.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There is not a wheelchair for patrons to borrow.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the Vauxhall Underground entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 154cm x 220cm (5ft 1in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors.
    • 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 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 hand dryer is 111cm (3ft 8in) high.
    • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 118cm (3ft 10in) high.
    • 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 external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • To access the accessible toilet you will need to have your own radar key.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.