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New Romney Station - Heywood Buffet

2 Littlestone Road, New Romney, Kent, TN28 8PL

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About this venue

New Romney Station, the headquarters of the railway is home to the Heywood Buffet, Model Railway Exhibition, Heritage Centre, Gift Shop and play areas.

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  • There is onsite parking available here with designated Blue Badge parking.
  • The most accessible entrance has: a slight ramp/slope and manual doors.
  • There is step free access once inside.
  • This venue also has the following available: seating.
  • The Heywood Buffet is located alongside Platforms 1 and 2.

Public Transport

  • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the venue.
  • The nearest train station is New Romney.


  • This venue has a car park .
  • This is an open air car park with a tarmac surface.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • There are 3 Blue Badge parking bays.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 230cm x 500cm.
  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m from the ticket office / shop entrance.
  • Potential obstacles between the Blue Badge parking and the entrance include uneven surfaces and slopes/ramps.
  • There is not a designated drop-off point.


  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
  • There is a slope with a slight gradient and a width of at least 150cm .
  • The slope does not have handrails.
  • There are double manual doors (with one door locked) which are permanently held open.
  • The width of the opening is 69cm.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • There are double manual doors (with one door locked) which are permanently held open.
  • The width of the opening is 74cm.
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    • The locked doors at both entrances can be unlocked to provide wider access.

Eating and Drinking

  • This is a café which serves hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • There is step-free access.
  • There is a counter where food and drink can be ordered, staff can provide assistance and a self service counter.
  • Menu types include; handheld menus.
  • Menus are easy to read.
  • The following are available here: drinking straws, takeaway cups and a portable card machine for payment.
  • There is no (or very little) background noise here.
  • There is not a low level counter at the recommended height for wheelchair users.
  • The seating area has: room for a wheelchair user, tables which are accessible to wheelchair users, chairs without armrests, high tables and high stools.
  • The seating area does not have: a priority table and a mixture of chairs with and without armrests.
  • There are some tables which are at a recommended height for wheelchair users.
  • All flooring in the area is smooth and even.

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