Alhambra Centre

Cheapside, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 1SB

01226 295 355

alhambraadmin@leebron.com

www.alhambracentre.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 04/01/2018

Something changed?

Access Guide

  • The shopping centre has three main levels: lower level, upper level and the roof top car park level.

  • The shops are on the lower and upper level of the shopping centre. .

  • The Centre Management is located on the roof top car park level.

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Friday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 18:30.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Barnsley.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park type is multi storey.

  • 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 375cm x 500cm (12ft 4in x 16ft 5in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.

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

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The car park has levels 1a, 2-2a, 3-3a, 4-4a, 5-5a, 6-6a.

  • Level 3a and the Gallery, which is on the roof, have specific areas for Blue Badge parking.

  • There are 10 designated parking bay(s) on level 3a.

  • There are 10+ designated parking bay(s) on the Gallery level.

  • Monday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Friday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 09:00 - 16:30.

1
2
3
4
  • The pay machines are located at the entrance to the car park.

  • The height to the top of the screen is 157cm.

  • The height to the coin slot is 148cm.

  • The height to note slot is 151cm.

  • The height to the parking ticket entry is 130cm.

  • The height to the credit card slot is 112cm.

  • The height to the contactless point is 116cm.

  • The height to change retrieval is 70cm.

1
2
  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue on Cheapside.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in).

  • There are manual doors on either side of the automatic doors.

  • Both sets of doors are double and heavy.

  • The manual doors open towards you (pull).

  • The width of the doors is 200cm.

  • There is also another entrance to the right of the main doors which opens automatically.

  • The width of the door is 156cm.

  • There is a similar automatic door to the side of this entrance.

1
2
  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the venue on Sheffield Road.

  • There is 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 160cm (5ft 3in).

  • There are two sets of manual doors to the right of the automatic doors.

  • The doors open both ways and are heavy .

  • The width of the doors are 170cm.

1
2
  • 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) automatically.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).

  • There is a separate entrance and exit door.

  • Both doors open automatically.

1
2
  • 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.

1
2
  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the gallery.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 169cm (5ft 7in).

1
2
  • 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.

1
2
  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the gallery.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 167cm (5ft 6in).

  • There are 2 doors adjacent to each other.

1
2
  • 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.

1
2
  • This information is for the entrance located on car park level 3.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 153cm (5ft).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 153cm (5ft).

  • There a set of manual doors adjacent on both the first and second set of doors.

  • The doors are double, heavy, open both ways and are 200cm wide.

1
2
  • There is not level access to the service(s).

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the venue.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is ramped access to the cash machines located to the right of the main entrance.

1
2
3
4
  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Lower Level - Upper Level.

  • 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 bright.

  • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.

  • The floors which are accessible by escalator are Lower Level - Upper Level.

  • The escalators steps are clearly marked.

  • The foot and head of the escalators are clearly marked.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

1
2
3
4
  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located near the main entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Lower Level - Upper Level.

  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The clear door width is 108cm (3ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 155cm x 140cm (5ft 1in x 4ft 7in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

1
2
  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the rear of the venue.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Lower Level - Upper Level - Gallery.

  • The lift is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the gallery entrances.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The clear door width is 107cm (3ft 6in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 140cm (4ft 7in x 4ft 7in).

  • 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

1
2
  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the car park level 3 entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the upper level.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 220cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 3in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is sensor.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency alarm.

  • 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 available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and clinical waste disposal units.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are not 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

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

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

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

1
2
3
  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the upper level.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the car park level 3 entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the upper level.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the car park level 3 entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

1
2
  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located in the baby changing room on the upper floor.

  • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the car park level 3 entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

1
  • The room is 10m from car park level 3 entrance.

  • The door to this room is permanently held open.

  • The width of the door is 89cm.

  • There are 2 baby change tables.

  • The height of the table are 93cm.

  • There is a sink.

  • The height of sink is 92cm.

  • There are clinical waste disposal bins.

  • There is a nappy vending machine.

  • The height to the coin slot is 163cm.

  • The height to the top of the display selection is 153cm.

  • The height of retrieval is 105cm.

  • There is a separate feeding room within this facility.

  • The doors are double and open away from you.

  • The doors are 80cm wide.

  • The lighting in this room is adjustable.

  • The switch is 122cm high.

1
2
3
4
5
6
  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.