Botany Bay Shopping Centre

Canal Mill, Botany Brow, Chorley, Lancashire PR6 9AF

01257 261 220

customerservice@botanybay.co.uk

www.botanybay.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 10/02/2017

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Access Guide

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Chorley.

  • Monday 09:30 - 17:30.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:30.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 17:30.

  • Friday 09:30 - 17:30.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 17:30.

  • Sunday 09:30 - 17:30.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

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

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 310cm x 500cm (10ft 2in x 16ft 5in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 5m (5yd 1ft) 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 slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • 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.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face 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 have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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

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  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

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

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the building.

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

  • 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 just beyond the information desk leading to the shopping centre.

  • 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 have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • 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.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

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

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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.

  • There are two medium height steps with handrails on both sides leading to additional seating.

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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 (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located on the ground floor next to the Cafe 1885.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The clear door width is 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 145cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 9in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does not have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There is a similar lift at the rear of the ground floor.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the left of the foodhall.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 55m (60yd 5in) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The clear door width is 200cm (6ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 210cm x 220cm (6ft 11in x 7ft 3in).

  • 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 not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • A member of staff operates the controls for this lift.

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  • The following information is for the restaurant.

  • 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.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main lift.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).

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

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are 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.

  • There is a moderate ramp with handrails on both sides leading to additional seating.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • 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 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located next to the information desk.

  • There is 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 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 195cm x 275cm (6ft 5in x 9ft).

  • 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 125cm (4ft 1in).

  • 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 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 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 placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 41cm (1ft 4in).

  • 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 can 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 poor.

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • 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 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the fourth floor.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • 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 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 210cm x 320cm (6ft 11in x 10ft 6in).

  • 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 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not 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 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 the left.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).

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

  • The height of the wash basin is 76cm (2ft 6in).

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

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • 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 95cm (3ft 1in).

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the ground floor, just beyond the information desk.

  • The female and male toilets are 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There are further standard toilets situated on the fourth floor.

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  • Staff do not 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.

  • There are several wheelchairs to borrow at the Center.