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Welcome Break Petrol Station - M40 - Warwick Services - Southbound - Welcome Break

M40 - Warwick Services - Southbound - Welcome Break, M40 Junction 13/12, Banbury Road, Ashorne, Warwickshire, CV35 0AA

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Petrol Station Summary

COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in November 2020.
  • There are separate doors for entering and exiting.
  • The doorway is split in half, one side for entering, one side for exiting.
  • There is not a member of staff available at the entrance.
  • There is not hand sanitiser available at the entrance.
  • There is a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • There is not a one-way system throughout.
  • There is clear signage inside to help with social distancing.
  • There are protective clear screens located at desks/counters.
  • Toilets are available.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Getting Here

  • The services are located on the M40 Southbound between Junction 12 and 13.
  • There is clear signage along the motorway indicating the distance to the services.
  • There are blue badge parking bays, parent & child parking bays, electric vehicle charging point and numerous standard parking bays.
  • Additional parking is available outside the petrol station and hotel.
  • There is coach parking next to the main car park.

Petrol Station Forecourt

  • Staff are able to provide assistance at the pumps.
  • Staff monitor the pumps by CCTV and can see if someone signals for assistance or customers can go into the petrol station for assitance.
  • It is not possible to pay at the pump.
  • The height of the lowered pump controls/screen is 135cm.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located to the left of the building.
    • 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 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 a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • There is not signage available to direct users to the Blue Badge parking bays .
    • There is/are 1 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) markings are faded.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 220cm x 460cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to one side and the rear.
    • The marked zones around the Blue Badge parking bay(s) have at least the recommended width of 120cm .
  • Paying View
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • Pedestrian walkways are not available in the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 9m from the entrance.
    • The entrance is not clearly visible from the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The route from the Blue Badge parking bay(s) to the building is not clearly signposted.

ATM(s)

  • The ATM(s) is/are located to the right of the building.
  • The controls/screen heights vary between 85cm and 120cm.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front 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 a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 175cm.
  • 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 is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • Music is played everywhere.
    • There are hand sanitisers.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser(s) is/are 85cm.
  • Till(s) View
    • The till(s) is/are located to the right after 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 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 moderate to 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 108cm.
    • There is not a lowered section at the till(s).
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the till(s).

Accessible Toilet (Left Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left after you enter.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m from the 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 good.
    • The door(s) open(s) outwards.
    • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • 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 135cm x 210cm.
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The lighting is permanent.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a push button 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 is fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a colostomy bag shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a wall which acts as a backrest.
    • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • 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 not a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • There is a handheld soap dispenser available.
    • 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 110cm.
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is good.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located to the left after you enter.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The toilet(s) is/are approximately 7m from the entrance.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet entrance.
    • The contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The contrast between the internal toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The lighting is permanent.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The male toilet is located to the left after you enter.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet entrance.
    • The contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • The contrast between the internal toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 78cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The lighting is permanent.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.

Standard Shower

  • The shower facilities are located to the left after you enter.
  • The shower facilities are approximately 7m from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the shower facilities.
  • A key is required for the shower facilities.
  • The key can be obtained from the counter.
  • 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) is/are easy to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 76cm.
  • 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 lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • The lighting is permanent.
  • There is step free access into the shower.