Bloomfield Shopping Centre

South Circular Road, Bangor, Co. Down BT19 7HB

02891 270 797

info@bloomfields.eu

www.thebloomfieldcentre.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 24/11/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 21:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 20:00.

  • Sunday 13:00 - 18:00.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.

  • This venue is situated in Bangor.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Bangor.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 355cm x 490cm (11ft 8in x 16ft 1in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 36m (39yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 78m (85yd 11in) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

  • The road is generally quiet.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the mall.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

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  • Once inside, there is not level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 3in) from the food court entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).

  • Menus are wall only.

  • The type of food served here is varied.

  • The outlets within the food court are Burger King & Subway.

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  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is 106m (115yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the left of the mall.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 146cm x 240cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 10in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 65cm (2ft 2in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • 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 not available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 48cm (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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The photographs show the accessible toilet and the mothering room respectively.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the left of the mall.

  • The female and male toilets are 103m (112yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located in the mothering room.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 67cm (2ft 2in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

  • The photographs show the female and male toilets respectively.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • There is a wheelchair available to borrow.