Kirkgate Shopping Centre

Kirkgate, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 1TQ

01274 392 663

sue.smith@kirkgateshopping.co.uk

www.kirkgate.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 15/05/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:30.

  • Sunday 10:30 - 16:30.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Bradford Forster Square.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park type is multi storey.

  • 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 350cm x 475cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 7in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the the car park lower level left hand side entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 22m (24yd 2in) from the the car park lower level right hand side 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 concrete.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 205cm (6ft 9in).

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The car park is on 2 levels, Lower (L) and Upper (U).

  • Blue Badge bays are located to the left and right of the lower level of the car park.

  • There is additional Blue Badge parking on the upper level of the car park.

  • Blue Badge bays are free with a permit obtainable from the centre management offices.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on the lower level of the car park.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) 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.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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  • This information is for the entrance located the lower level of the car park.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

  • This doorway leads to the lifts and stairs.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the left 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 both sides.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • 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.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • 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 have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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

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

  • 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 adjacent to the car park.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the car park entrances.

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

  • The clear door width is 118cm (3ft 10in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 132cm x 220cm (4ft 4in x 7ft 3in).

  • 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 have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does 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 have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There are three identical lifts available.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 157cm (5ft 2in) wide.

  • There are four doors at this entrance.

  • The automatic door is located on the right as you face the entrance.

  • The other three doors are manual.

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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 moderate.

  • 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 right 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 3 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 deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Kirkgate.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.

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

  • The floors which are accessible by escalator are Kirkgate - Ground Floor.

  • The escalators steps are clearly marked.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Westgate.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in) wide.

  • There are four doors at this entrance.

  • The automatic door is the one on the right.

  • The other three doors are manual.

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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 moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • 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 6 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 have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 157cm (5ft 2in) wide.

  • There are four doors at this entrance.

  • The left and right hand doors are automatic.

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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 moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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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.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • 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 foot and head of the escalators are clearly marked.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the main foyer of the shopping centre.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 37m (40yd 1ft) from the Darley Street entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 111cm (3ft 8in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 156cm x 140cm (5ft 1in x 4ft 7in).

  • 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 not within 120cm from the floor.

  • The top control is 136cm from the floor.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the car park lower level left hand side entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located adjacent to the car park.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • 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 a member of security.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 173cm x 185cm (5ft 8in x 6ft 1in).

  • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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.

  • 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 a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 not a mirror.

  • 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 not a towel dispenser.

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • 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 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • 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 poor.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • The female and male toilets are located adjacent to the car park.

  • The female and male toilets are 4m (4yd 1ft) from the car park lower level left hand side entrance.

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

  • 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.

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