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New Romney Station - Model Railway Exhibition

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.

Access Guide

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  • There is onsite parking available here with designated Blue Badge parking.
  • The most accessible entrance has: steps, a stair lift, a slight ramp/slope and manual doors.
  • There is step free access once inside.


  • 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.

Public Transport

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


  • The Model Railway Exhibition is situated on the first floor of Heywood Buffet. Visitors enter the Heywood Buffet and the stairs to the exhibition are ahead and on the left.
  • There is a stair lift to access the first floor, with a bell to ring should assistance be required.


  • 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.


  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.
  • There are 15+ steps between floors.
  • The steps are clearly marked with handrails on both sides.
  • Lighting levels are low at these stairs.


  • This lift is a chair stair lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1.
  • Lighting levels are low here.

Attraction / Exhibit

  • There is step-free access to and throughout this area.
  • The majority of walkways are 150cm+ wide.
  • There may be background noise here.
  • Exhibit information includes the following formats: interactive exhibits at a recommended height for wheelchair users, television/screen and information board.
  • There are bench seats in this area.
  • All of the seating is fixed.
  • Lighting levels are low in some areas.

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