Forum Shopping Centre

Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2BY

01244 313 824

lawrence@forumshopping.co.uk

www.forumshopping.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 12/07/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in Chester.

  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.

  • 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 Chester.

  • The venue is in a shopping mall.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Market Car Park.

  • The car park is located on Princess Street.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

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

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

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

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located on the concourse in Trinity Street.

  • 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.

  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the rear of the shopping centre.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are ground and shopping centre/market.

  • The lift is 50m (55yd) from rear entrance.

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

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

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lift was out of order at the time of the research.

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  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in Princess Street.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 300cm (9ft 10in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in Princess Street.

  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

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  • There is 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.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Scooters are allowed in some parts of the venue.

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

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