Princess Square Shopping Centre

Princess Square, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1LS

01344 481 959

helen.barnett@newbracknell.com

www.bracknell.com

Guide Last Updated: 17/02/2017

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in Bracknell.

  • 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 Bracknell.

  • Monday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 19:00.

  • Saturday 07:30 - 18:30.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • 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 is at the side of the venue.

  • The car park type is multi storey.

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

  • There are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 460cm x 605cm (15ft 1in x 19ft 10in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 7m (22ft 12in) from the car park level 1 entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 53m (58yd) from the car park level 1 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.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 198.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There are 8 designated bays on the first floor of the car park.

  • Additional parking is available on other floors of the car park.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building on Princess Square.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 360cm (11ft 10in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open both ways.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading to the entrance.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

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

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • 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 to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the shopping centre.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

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

  • The floors which are accessible by escalator are G-1.

  • The escalators steps are clearly marked.

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

  • The lighting level is bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located on the left of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4.

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

  • The clear door width is 180cm (5ft 11in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 165cm x 250cm (5ft 5in x 8ft 2in).

  • There are not 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 reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 24m (26yd) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the third floor.

  • There is level access to the 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 key can be obtained from the attendant.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 130cm x 170cm (4ft 3in x 5ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 76cm (2ft 6in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is push.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted 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 are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The hand dryer is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The toilet roll holder is 104cm (3ft 5in) high.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.

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

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

  • 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 fair.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located at the rear of the third floor.

  • The female and male toilets are 22m (24yd) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.