St Nicholas Market

The Exchange, Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1JQ

0117 922 4014

markets@bristol.gov.uk

stnicholasmarketbristol.co.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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Access Guide

  • There are three sections to the St Nicholas Market; the sections link together but there are separate entrances to each area.

  • The Glass Arcade Market is the oldest section and includes flowers, goods and multi-cultural street food. The Covered Market has a wide range of market stalls including many specialist music and international stalls.

  • The Exchange Market is in the elegant Corn Market Hall and has varied stalls including antiques.

  • There is also the Nails Market on Friday and Saturday from 09:00 to 17:00 outside The Exchange which sells artwork, jewellery and a range of other goods.

  • Bristol Farmers Market is open 09:30 to 14:30 on Wednesday on Corn Street and Wine Street.

  • The Friday Food Market is open 10:00 to 16:00 on Wine Street.

  • Monday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Bristol Temple Meads.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 3500cm x 290cm (114ft 10in x 9ft 6in).

  • Standard marked parking bays are located on St Nicholas Street.

  • There are parking meters on St Nicholas Street.

  • The road is busy and the parking bays are narrow.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Corn Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 300cm (9ft 10in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of 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.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • There are alternative entrances on Corn street which are accessed via steps.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on High Street.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

  • The door opening is 340cm (11ft 2in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on All Saints Lane.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

  • The door opening is 205cm (6ft 9in) wide.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • 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 varied.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located throughout the market.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

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

  • There is Braille , tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance to the Source.

  • The accessible toilet is located within the Source Food Hall and Cafe.

  • There is not level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens inwards and outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 98cm (3ft 3in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 210cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 11in).

  • 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • 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.

  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.

  • It is not a push button style of alarm.

  • Disposal facilities are 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 both sides.

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • 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 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).

  • 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 sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located on the approach to the accessible toilet.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located ahead as you enter the Exchange Avenue entrance.

  • The female toilets are 1m (3ft 3in) from the Exchange Avenue entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located ahead as you enter the All Saints Lane entrance.

  • The male toilets are 1m (3ft 3in) from the All Saints Lane entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the standard female toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

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

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.