Byron Place Shopping Centre

Byron Place Shopping Centre, Seaham, County Durham SR7 7DR

0191 581 8843

admin@byronplace.co.uk

www.byronplace.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 27/01/2017

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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 10:00 - 16:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in Seaham.

  • 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 Seaham.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 250cm x 462cm (8ft 2in x 15ft 2in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 20m (22yd) 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 not a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located at the front of the venue.

  • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 204cm (6ft 8in) wide.

  • 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 doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 204cm (6ft 8in) wide.

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

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

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

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to your left as you enter the main entrance.

  • 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 locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 89cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 146cm x 230cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is not a lateral transfer space.

  • 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 (0ft 4in) 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 in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 48cm (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 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 poor.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located to your left as you enter the main entrance.

  • The female and male toilets are 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.

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

  • 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.