Octagon Shopping Centre, The

New Street, Burton upon Trent, East Staffordshire DE14 3TN

01283 515 000

peter.hardingham@bdz.com

www.octagoncentre.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 01/09/2016

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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 09:45 - 16:45.

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

  • This venue is situated in Burton upon Trent.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Burton upon Trent station.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is not free for all users.

  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 30 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 460cm (9ft 10in x 15ft 1in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The car park surface is concrete.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 91cm (2ft 12in) wide.

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  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • The first floor is accessed by escalator rather than stairs.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the centre of the shopping mall.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 45m (49yd) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 145cm x 174cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 9in).

  • 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 lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 90m (98yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the lift.

  • 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 the management suite on the first floor.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 205cm (5ft 7in x 6ft 9in).

  • There is not sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • The height of the hand dryer is 115cm (3ft 9in).

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Drop down rails are available.

  • There is also another accessible toilet on level 1 next to the gents.

  • A baby change facility is available next to the ladies.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on level 1 to the right of the lift.

  • The female toilets are 100m (109yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located on level 1 to the right of the lift.

  • The male toilets are 106m (116yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • There is also another adapted toilet on level 1 next to the gents.

  • A baby change facility is available next to the ladies.

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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.