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Royal Priors

Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4XT

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Leamington Spa.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Hours (Shopping Centre)

Opening Hours (Car Park)

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking charges are as follows; 0-3 hours - £2.00 4 hours - £3.50 5 hours - £5.50 6 hours - £8.00 All Day - £8.00 Sunday - £1.20.
    • The car park is located off Park Street.
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 570cm (11ft 10in x 18ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 58m (63yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 80m (87yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Regent Street Lower Mall Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Regent Street.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 127cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading to the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • There are sets of manual double doors either side of the automatic doors.
    • The manual doors open both ways, are heavy and 156cm wide.
    • There are single power assisted doors also available that open towards you, are heavy and 86cm wide.

Outside Access (The Parade Lower Mall Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the Parade.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 185cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Outside Access (The Parade Upper Mall Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the Parade.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 187cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of and beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Warwick Street Upper Mall Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Warwick Street.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 174cm.

Level Change (Upper Mall)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located near to the Warwick Street entrance, along the main walkway.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in various shops.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are UM, LM, 4, 6.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Escalators View
    • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator are LM to UM.
    • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalators are not clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The escalators are located in the centre of the main walkways in the shopping centre.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left, in the centre of the upper mall.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are UM, LM, 4, 6.
  • The lift is approximately 76m (83yd 4in) from the Warwick Street entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 122cm x 160cm (4ft x 5ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is 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 not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar lifts at regular intervals around the shopping centre that only access the upper and lower mall levels.

Shopmobility

  • Route maps are available.
  • Manual wheelchairs are available.
  • Powered wheelchairs are available.
  • Powered scooters are available.
  • Equipment does not have to be booked in advance.
  • There is a hire charge.
  • Escorts are not normally available to assist around town / city.
  • Trained escorts are not available for people with a visual impairment.
  • Trained escorts are not available for people with a hearing impairment.
  • Comments View
    • Shopmobility is located on level 4 of the car park near to the Blue Badge bays.
    • There are automatic double doors that open towards you and are 170cm wide to access Shopmobility.

Changing Places

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located to the rear right of the upper mall level.
    • The facility is approximately 127m (138yd 2ft) from the Warwick Street entrance.
    • There is not level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • You do need a key for the facility.
    • It is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 333cm x 577cm (10ft 11in x 18ft 11in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 190cm (6ft 3in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook.
    • The facility toilet is peninsular.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 390cm (12ft 10in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is adjustable.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is available.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the lifts.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the lower mall level, to left as you exit the lifts.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • 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.
    • 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 is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 270cm x 170cm (8ft 10in x 5ft 7in).
    • There is 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 192cm (6ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord 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/are sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the lower mall level, to the left as you exit the lifts.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the lifts.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • This is by lift.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.
    • Lighting levels in the female and male toilets are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • The ambulant cubicle has horizontal wall mounted handrails on both sides.

Baby Changing Rooms

  • The baby changing rooms are located 14m from the lifts on the lower mall level, to the left of the accessible toilet in the family room area.
  • They contain fixed tables 90cm high, with sink units set into the tables.

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.