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Ariel Way, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 7GF

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Shopping Centre Internal Area(s)

  • Wayfinding View
    • Digital wayfinders are available.
    • The digital wayfinders have touchscreens which are 70cm to 150cm from the floor.
    • Information posts are provided to aid wayfinding.
  • Circulation View
    • The type of flooring in this area is marble tiles.
    • There is flooring with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The following types of seating can be found in this area; armchairs, sofas and chairs without armrests.
    • In some areas of The Village, the gap between the digital way finder and the balustrade is approximately 85cm.
    • There are some centrally located kiosks or shops along walkways in this area.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Background music is played in this area.
    • Background music is played throughout the shopping centre, including the toilet areas.
  • Access View
    • There is step free access in this area.
    • The seating areas are generally set on carpet on top of the marble tiles.

      The Village is the location of many of the high-end designer stores such as Aquascutum, Church's and Georg Jensen.

Food Hall/Area (The Balcony)

  • Access to Food Hall/Area View
    • The food hall/area is located on level 1 of The Atrium, near to lift lobby 8.
    • The food hall/area can be accessed using the entrances into level 0 of the shopping centre then taking the lift to level 1. Lift lobby 8, off The Atrium, goes directly to The Balcony.
    • There is step-free access to the food hall/area, via lift.
  • Food Hall/Area Details View
    • There is step-free access within the food hall/area.
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • The type of flooring in this area is vinyl, tiles and stone.
    • This area does play background music.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • There are a number of independent food counters located around the food hall/area.
    • The type of food, services, facilities and menus will vary depending on the individual food outlets.
    • The height of the food and drink counter(s) is/are medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is not a low section at the food and drink counter(s) with a height of 76cm or below.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the food and drink counter(s).
    • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
    • There is a shared seating area.
    • There is not a priority table for wheelchair users.
    • Some tables are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm.
    • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 110cm.
    • Additional facilities available within the food hall/area include; an accessible toilet, standard toilets and a parent and baby room.

Other Floors (Level 1 - The Balcony to Level 2 - The Loft)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located from The Balcony area of the Atrium on level 1.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are level 1 - The Balcony to level 2 - The Loft.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do not cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Escalator(s) View
    • Escalators can be used to access other floors.
    • The escalator(s) is/are located from The Balcony on level 1, near Topshop.
    • The escalators go both up and down.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator(s) are level 1 - The Balcony to level 2 - The Loft.
    • The escalator(s) steps are not clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalator(s) are not clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels at the escalator(s) are good.

Lift (Lift Lobby 1)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left as you enter The Village on level -1 next to Waitrose or on level 0 near House of Fraser.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Southern Terrace entrances into The Village or lift lobby 1.
  • There are 3 other lifts in this location.
  • The lift surveyed was the furthest lift on the right hand side.
  • The other lifts have very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard 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 levels -3, -2 and -1 for Car Park A and guest facilities, levels 0, 1 and 2 of the shopping centre.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 230cm x 170cm (7ft 7in x 5ft 7in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within 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.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • Comments View
    • Lift lobby 1 is used to access:
    • Quiet Room/ Prayer Room - level -3
    • Concierge, Valet Parking and Westfield Business Lounge - level -2
    • Waitrose - level -1
    • The Village shops - levels 0 and 1
    • The Fashion Lounge and Gymbox - level 2
    • On level 2 there is an easy slope up after the lift area to access the Fashion Lounge and other facilities.

Escalator(s) (Lift Lobby 1)

  • Escalator(s) View
    • Wayfinding signage is not provided for escalators.
    • The escalators go both up and down.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator(s) are levels -3, -2 and -1 for Car Park A and guest facilities, levels 0, 1 and 2 of the shopping centre.
    • The escalator(s) steps are not clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalator(s) are not clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels at the escalator(s) are good.

Lift (Lift Lobby 2)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located opposite the Guest Services counter on level -2. On level 0, lift lobby 2 is off The Atrium.
  • The lift is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Car Park A: level -2 pedestrian entrance.
  • There are 2 other lifts in this location.
  • The lift surveyed was the centre lift.
  • The other lifts have very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard 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 levels -3, -2 and -1 of car park A to mall levels 0 and 1. The centre and right hand lifts also go to level 2 for the management suite.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 215cm x 167cm (7ft 1in x 5ft 6in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.
  • Comments View
    • The signage does not make clear that the left hand lift does not go up to level 2 for the Management Suite.

Lift (Lift Lobby 3)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located off the mall levels 0 and 1, half way between Debenhams and The Atrium.
  • There is 1 other lift in this location.
  • The lift surveyed was the left hand lift.
  • The other lift has very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard 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 levels -2 and -1 of car park A to mall levels 0 and 1.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is fair.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 230cm x 170cm (7ft 7in x 5ft 7in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Lift (Lift Lobby 4)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located off the mall levels 0 and 1, half way between Next and Debenhams.
  • There are 2 other lifts in this location.
  • The lift surveyed was the left hand lift.
  • The other lifts have very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard 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 levels -2 and -1 of car park A to mall levels 0 and 1.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 215cm x 167cm (7ft 1in x 5ft 6in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Lift (Lift Lobby 5)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on levels 0 and 1 of the mall, half way between Next and The Atrium.
  • There is 1 other lift in this location.
  • The lift surveyed was the left hand lift.
  • The other lift has very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard 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 level -1 of car park A to mall levels 0 and 1.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 170cm x 230cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 7in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within 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.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Lift (Lift Lobby 6)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to Marks and Spencer on levels -3, -2 and -1 of car park A and on mall levels 0 and 1.
  • There is 1 other lift in this location.
  • The lift surveyed was the left hand lift.
  • The other lift has very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard 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 levels -3, -2 and -1 of car park A to mall levels 0 and 1.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 200cm x 195cm (6ft 7in x 6ft 5in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within 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.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.
  • Comments View
    • On mall level 1, the lift is also next to the entrance to KidZania.

Lift (Lift Lobby 8)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located off The Atrium, on level 0.
  • There is 1 other lift in this location.
  • The lift surveyed was the left hand lift.
  • The other lifts have very similar/identical specifications.
  • The lift is a standard 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 level 0 for The Atrium, level 1 for the Balcony food court, level 2 for The Loft restaurant area and level 3 for Vue Cinema.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 230cm x 170cm (7ft 7in x 5ft 7in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within 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.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 6 shows the lift lobby 8 in The Loft restaurant area on level 2.
    • Photograph 7 shows the lifts in level 3 Vue Cinema.

Family Room(s) (Lift Lobby 8 - Level 1)

  • Location and Access View
    • Family Room Lift Lobby 8 - Level 1 is located to the right of the lift lobby 8 lifts, within The Balcony food area.
    • There is not wayfinding signage for the room(s).
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • There is step free access into the room(s).
    • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
    • The door(s) for the room(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • There is a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
    • There is fixed furniture within the room(s).
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • The following types of seating are available in the Family Room; armchairs and stools.
    • The height of the counter is 90cm.
    • There is a microwave on the counter at a height of 115cm.
    • The type of flooring in this family room is wood and artificial grass.
    • Floor coverings in the room(s) are even with no trip hazards.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • There is not an accessible toilet within the Family Room.
    • There are standard toilet facilities within the Family Room.
    • There is a lower toilet for children.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 75cm.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 private baby feeding rooms accessed by sliding door.
    • The rooms have an armchair, dimmable lighting and a small touchscreen to entertain older children.

Accessible Toilet(s) (The Village - Level 1 - Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located within the standard toilet area off The Village between Burberry and Aquascutum.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the lift lobby 1 lifts.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • Clear wayfinding signage for the toilet(s) is not provided.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • The toilet surveyed is within the female standard toilets.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from a member of staff. Guests are requested to bring their own radar key if possible.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 153cm x 234cm (5ft x 7ft 8in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a large bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, non-infectious waste and general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 150cm and 160cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 height of the toilet roll holder is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps do not have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • Opposite Transfer Toilet(s) View
    • There is not an opposite transfer toilet in this location.
    • The opposite transfer cubicle N/A very similar or identical specifications.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar toilet in the male accessible toilets.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Lift Lobby 3 - Level 1 - Right Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the entrance to the standard toilet area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift lobby 3 lifts.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • Clear wayfinding signage for the toilet(s) is not provided.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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. Guests are requested to bring their own radar key if possible.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 225cm x 230cm (7ft 5in x 7ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 110cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Opposite Transfer Toilet(s) View
    • The opposite transfer cubicle N/A very similar or identical specifications.
  • Comments View
    • It was not possible to survey the second toilet in this location at the time of the survey (October 2019).

Accessible Toilet(s) (Lift Lobby 4 - Level 1 - Left and Right Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the entrance to the toilet area, after the lifts.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the lift lobby 4 lifts.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • Clear wayfinding signage for the toilet(s) is provided.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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. Guests are requested to bring their own radar key if possible.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 225cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 5in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a large bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, non-infectious waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 height of the toilet roll holder is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Opposite Transfer Toilet(s) View
    • There is an opposite transfer toilet in this location.
    • The opposite transfer cubicle has very similar or identical specifications.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Lift Lobby 5 - Level 1 - Left and Right Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the entrance to the standard toilet area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift lobby 5 lifts.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • Clear wayfinding signage for the toilet(s) is provided.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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. Guests are requested to bring their own radar key if possible.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 174cm x 226cm (5ft 9in x 7ft 5in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a fixed wall-mounted bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 height of the toilet roll holder is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • 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).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Opposite Transfer Toilet(s) View
    • There is an opposite transfer toilet in this location.
    • The opposite transfer cubicle has very similar or identical specifications.
    • The left hand transfer toilet is larger and the wall-mounted bin is not in the transfer space.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Lift Lobby 8 - Level 1 - Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left as you enter the toilet area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lifts in lift lobby 8.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
    • Clear wayfinding signage for the toilet(s) is not provided.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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. Guests are requested to bring their own radar key if possible.
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 295cm x 215cm (9ft 8in x 7ft 1in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 240cm (7ft 10in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The towel dispenser was missing in this toilet at the time of our visit (October 2019).
    • There is a second accessible toilet to the right as you enter the toilet area.
    • This toilet is larger and also has the transfer space to the left.

Standard Toilet(s) (The Village - Level 1)

  • 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 off The Village shopping area on level 1, between Aquascutum and Burberry.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the lift lobby 1 on level 1.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is a lowered urinal available in the male toilet(s).
    • The height of the lowered urinal is 53cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered urinal.
    • The lowered urinal does not contrast visually with the wall.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair in front of the lowered urinal (90cm x 140cm).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • The vertical and horizontal grab rails vary.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lift Lobby 3 - Level 1)

  • 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 off lift lobby 3 on level 1.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift lobby 3 lifts.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal available in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • The vertical and horizontal grab rails vary.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lift Lobby 4 - Level 1)

  • 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 off lift lobby 4 on level 1.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lift lobby 4 lifts.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal available in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • The vertical and horizontal grab rails vary.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The ambulant toilet in the male toilets has it's vertical grab rail on the right and can be seen in photograph 4.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lift Lobby 5 - Level 1)

  • 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 off lift lobby 5 on level 1.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift lobby 5 lifts.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal available in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • The vertical and horizontal grab rails vary.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The male toilets have a vertical grab rail on the right this can be in photograph 4.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lift Lobby 8 - Level 1)

  • 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 off The Balcony food court area at lift lobby 8.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lifts in lift lobby 8.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal available in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • The vertical and horizontal grab rails vary.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.