Priory Meadow Shopping Centre

Queen's Road, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 1PH

01424 718 049

www.priorymeadow.com

Guide Last Updated: 12/08/2015

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Access Guide

  • Car park levels 1-6 service Floor G-1 of the shopping centre.

  • Car park levels 6-8 service Floor 2 of the shopping centre.

  • Car park levels 8-10 service Floor 3 of the shopping centre.

  • All shops are on the ground floor.

  • 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 10:00 - 16:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in Hastings.

  • 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 Hastings.

  • 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 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 360cm x 460cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 1in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 11m (12yd 1in) from the car park entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The Blue Badge bays are loacted on Level 8, next to Shopmobility.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Level 8 (Floor 2 of the centre).

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

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  • The lift is located next to the Management Office.

  • 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) from main entrance.

  • The clear door width is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 190cm x 210cm (6ft 3in x 6ft 11in).

  • 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 within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Queen's Road.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in) wide.

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  • The reception desk is 60m (66yd) from the main entrance.

  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the venue.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The majority of the shopping centre is level with some easy and moderate slopes in places.

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

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 24m (26yd) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the first floor.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is not a unisex toilet.

  • This is the male toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from customer service desk.

  • 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 heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 205cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 9in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 65cm (2ft 2in).

  • There is not a dropdown rail.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • 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 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 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 cannot 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 poor.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a female accessible toilet available.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the first floor.

  • The female and male toilets are 22m (24yd) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 100cm (3ft 3in).

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

  • This is by lift.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.