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Cathedral Square

9a High Street, Worcester, WR1 2QE

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Travelodge Hotel, Fitness4Less, cafes, restaurants and shops.
  • Comments View
    • Cathedral Square is operated by MJ Mapp who are property and asset managers.
    • There are shops, restaurants and cafes as part of the Cathedral Square Shopping Centre situated in High Street and Pump Street.
    • These businesses are not accessible from Cathedral Square.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:45 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 08:45 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 08:45 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 08:45 - 23:00.
  • Friday 08:45 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 08:45 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 08:45 - 23:00.

Location

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Worcester Foregate Street.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Cathedral Square Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the entrance is 300cm.
    • There are two entrances here side by side.

Outside Access (Hotel and Gym Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in).

Level Change (Cathedral Square / Hotel and Gym Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of and to the left and right of the venue.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Left Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Level Change (Left Side Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Other Floors (Main Entrance)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • 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 G, 1.
    • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalators are clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Other Floors (Left Side Entrance)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Lift (Main Entrance)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located beyond the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2.
  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 106cm x 210cm (3ft 6in x 6ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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.

Outside Access (First Floor Internal Hotel / Restaurants Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear on the first floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in).

Inside Access

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

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.