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Welcome Break Petrol Station - M1 - Woodall Services - Northbound - Welcome Break

M1 - Woodall Services - Northbound - Welcome Break, M1 Junction 30/31, Woodall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S26 7XR

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Petrol Station Summary

  • This petrol station is open 24 hours.
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There is not a portable hearing assistance system.
  • Payment at the petrol station during the day can be made at the pump.
  • Payment at the petrol station during the night can be made at an out of hours counter.
  • There is a ramp to access the night pay window. The ramp is steep (9-10 degrees) and is 92cm wide. There are no handrails at the ramp. There are bollards at the top of the ramp. The width between the bollards is 137cm. The bollards do not contrast visually with the surface.
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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in December 2020.
  • There is not a member of staff available at the entrance.
  • There is hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • The hand sanitisers are free standing.
  • The height of the hand sanitiser is 87cm.
  • Hand sanitisers are not available inside the venue.
  • There is not a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is a Track and Trace system in place.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • There is signage at the entrance and at the counter to inform customers of social distancing measures in place.
    There are floor markings throughout the building to remind customers to maintain a 2m distance.
  • There are protective clear screens located at tills/counters.
  • Customer toilets are available.
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Getting Here

  • The northbound services are located directly off the M1 between junctions 30 and 31.
    There is signage along the motorway indicating the distance to the services.
  • The main car park has 8 Blue Badge parking bays, 3 electric charging points and a number of standard parking bays.
  • There are additional standard parking bays located at the front right of the petrol station forecourt.
  • Coach parking is available at the front left of the building.

Petrol Station Forecourt

  • Staff are able to provide assistance at the pumps.
  • Customers can notify staff of their arrival by using the ServiceCall system, sounding their horn, or signalling from their car.
  • An App can be used at this petrol station to inform staff of arrival.
  • The App(s) used at this petrol station is/are; fuelService.
  • It is not possible to pay at the pump.
  • The height of the fuel pump nozzle slot is 98cm.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located at the front right of the forecourt.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not lighting in the car park.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • Paying View
    • The car park is free for all users.
    • Payment signs are not provided.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • Pedestrian walkways are not available in the car park.

Outside Access (Car Forecourt Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front right of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Woodall North'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance area which may look like a hole to some people.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 99cm.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 131cm.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 107cm.
    • The bollards do not contrast visually with the paving.
    • There is a/are hand sanitiser(s) in this area.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 87cm.
    • At the time of surveying, advertising boards were fitted around several of the bollards.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Outside Access (Lorry Forecourt Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear right of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Welcome Break'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance area which may look like a hole to some people.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.
    • There are bollards at this entrance.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 140cm.
    • The height of the bollard(s) is 107cm.
    • The bollards do not contrast visually with the paving.
    • At the time of surveying, advertising boards covered the bollards.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Shop

  • Circulation View
    • The majority of aisle widths are 150cm+.
    • There is flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There are mats in aisles that might be perceived as holes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of walkways.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Music is played everywhere.
  • Till(s) View
    • The till(s) is/are located to the left of the shop as you enter.
    • There is step-free access to the till(s).
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the till(s).
    • The till(s) is/are not clearly signed.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the till(s).
    • The till(s) is not/are not placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the till(s) are good.
    • The chip & pin card machines are accessible from the till(s).
    • There is not a cashback option at the till(s).
    • The height of the till(s) is/are 111cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the till(s).
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the till(s).

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located at the rear right of the building as you enter via the car forecourt entrance.
  • The ATM(s) is/are 7m from the car forecourt entrance.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 79cm and 125cm.
  • There is not a lowered ATM available.

Accessible Toilet (Right Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the rear left of the shop as you enter via the car forecourt entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 17m from the car forecourt entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • The door(s) open(s) inwards.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 87cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door(s) is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 164cm x 188cm.
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The lighting is activated by a sensor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 99cm.
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are nappy/incontinence items bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 123cm and 173cm from the floor.
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm.
    • The toilet seat contrast is good.
    • 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 height of the toilet roll holder is 109cm.
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 81cm.
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The wall fixed soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wall fixed soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 107cm.
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located to the rear left of the shop as you enter.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m from the car forecourt entrance.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet entrance.
    • The contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The lighting is permanent.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • Photographs 1 - 4 show the female toilet. Photographs 5 - 8 show the male toilet.

Standard Shower

  • The shower facilities are located to the rear left of the shop as you enter.
  • The shower facilities are approximately 20m from the car forecourt entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the shower facilities.
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the shower door.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
  • The contrast between the external door(s) and wall(s) is good.
  • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is good.
  • The shower was out of use at the time of the survey and further information could not be gathered.