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Winchester Station

Station Hill, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TJ

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Opening Times

  • Monday 05:30 - 01:00.
  • Tuesday 05:30 - 01:00.
  • Wednesday 05:30 - 01:00.
  • Thursday 05:30 - 01:00.
  • Friday 05:30 - 01:00.
  • Saturday 05:30 - 01:00.
  • Sunday 05:30 - 01:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Winchester.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

Parking (Platform 1)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 300cm (13ft 1in x 9ft 10in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 39m (43yd) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Parking (Platform 2)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 230cm (13ft 1in x 7ft 7in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 27m (30yd) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Station Road - Platform 2 Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Station Road - Platform 2 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Platform 1 Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading from the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic door opens towards you, and is push pad operate from the inside.

Level Change (Platform 1 Accessible Entrance)

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

Outside Access (Platform 1 Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading from the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Platform 1 Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are in the centre.

Reception (Platform 2 Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 8m (26ft 3in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Comments View
    • This ticket office is open 06.00 -20.30 Monday - Friday, 06.00 - 19.30 Saturdays and 07.00 - 20.30 on Sundays.

Reception (Platform 1 Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Comments View
    • There is a lowered counter available.
    • This ticket office is open 06.00 - 12.50 Monday and Tuesday and 06.00 - 19.30 Wednesday - Friday.
    • The ticket office is closed at the weekend.

Train Station

  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There are generally 8 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • This office is located on Platform 2 (the Station Supervisors Office).
  • The train companies operating from within this station are South West Trains.
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located on Station Hill.
  • The taxi rank is 15m (16yd) from the accessible entrance.
  • Shops and services within the station include general shops.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
  • Comments View
    • Platforms 1 and 2 are accessible to a wheelchair user.
    • There is a subway linking the 2 platforms, accessed by 15 + medium, well-marked steps with handrails on both sides.

Train Station Platform (2)

  • This information is for platform(s) 2.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to the platform(s).
    • There is an adapted toilet.
    • Shops or services available on the platform are a general shop.
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Train Station Platform (1)

  • There is level access to the platform(s).
  • There is not an adapted toilet.
  • Shops or services available on the platform are Pumpkin Cafe Shop.
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Accessible Toilet (Platform 2)

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet is 20m (22yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter the platform.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff on Platform 2.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 195cm (4ft 10in x 6ft 5in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 69cm (2ft 3in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 103cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 101cm (3ft 4in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the adapted toilet.
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Standard Toilet(s) (Platform 2)

Standard Toilet(s) (Platform 1)

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.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the steps leading down to the subway linking the 2 platforms.