Buckingham Garden Centre

Tingewick Road, Buckingham MK18 4AE

01280 822 133

enquiries@buckingham-nurseries.co.uk

www.buckinghamgardencentre.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 18/09/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include free wifi, wheelchairs available.

  • Monday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Milton Keynes.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located at the front of the venue.

  • 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 8 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 500cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 5in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 45m (49yd 8in) 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 dropped kerbs.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

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

  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The Blue Badge bays also act as the parent and child bays.

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

  • There is 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 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is an ATM cash machine available for patrons at the customer service counter.

  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the venue.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • The width of the entrance here is 140cm.

  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • The cafe is located to the rear of the venue.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

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

  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Menus are hand held and wall.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

  • Monday 09:30 - 16:30.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 16:30.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 16:30.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 16:30.

  • Friday 09:30 - 16:30.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 16:30.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

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

  • There is not 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 200cm (6ft 7in).

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp/slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

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

  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • There is/are 4 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 a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

  • There are level walkways 200cm+ around the outside area.

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • 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 approximately 55m (60yd 5in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the venue.

  • There is not 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 240cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 10in).

  • 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 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency alarm.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are clinical waste disposal units.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • 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 47cm (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.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

  • The ramp/slope is located leading to the facilities.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

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

  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the facilities.

  • There is/are 7 step(s) to the area/service.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear of the venue.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 58m (63yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • 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.

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

  • Home visits / services are available.