Belmont Park and Ride

A690, Belmont, County Durham DH1 1SR

01913 741 702

parkingservices@durham.gov.uk

www.durham.gov.uk/article/1980/PAR:-Durham-Park-and-Ride

Guide Last Updated: 26/01/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 07:00 - 19:00.

  • Tuesday 07:00 - 19:00.

  • Wednesday 07:00 - 19:00.

  • Thursday 07:00 - 19:00.

  • Friday 07:00 - 19:00.

  • Saturday 07:00 - 19:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The service doesn't operate on Sundays or bank holidays.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Durham.

  • 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 485cm x 466cm (15ft 11in x 15ft 3in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 75m (82yd 1in) 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 uneven surfaces.

  • 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.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

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

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  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • 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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  • The station is staffed.

  • There are generally 2 member(s) of staff on duty.

  • There is not an office to obtain help (other than the ticket office).

  • There is not a ticket office / travel centre.

  • There are 1 stands / bays.

  • The bus companies operating within this station are Scarlet Band.

  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.

  • There is not a wheelchair for patrons to borrow.

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  • Stand / Bay number(s) 1.

  • The stands accessed by ramp / slope are 1.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the bus station stand.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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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 pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the bus station, on the right hand side as you enter.

  • There is level access to the 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 twist lock.

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

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 221cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 3in).

  • 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 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).

  • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The hand dryer is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.

  • 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 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 good.

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

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.

  • 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 85cm (2ft 9in).

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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 pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the bus station, on the left hand side as you enter.

  • There is level access to the 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 twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 149cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).

  • 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 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.

  • 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 not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The hand dryer is 114cm (3ft 9in) high.

  • 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 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 good.

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

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located at the rear of the bus station, on the left hand side as you enter.

  • The female toilets are 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located at the rear of the bus station, on the right hand side as you enter.

  • The male toilets are 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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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.

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

  • This service cannot be requested.