Metquarter

35 Whitechapel, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 6DA

0151 224 2390

vicky@metquarter.co.uk

www.metquarter.com

Guide Last Updated: 09/05/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:30 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 09:30 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 09:30 - 19:00.

  • Friday 09:30 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 09:30 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in Liverpool.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Lime Street.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • There is a taxi rank immediately outside the Whitechapel Street entrance.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 230cm (7ft 7in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 300cm (9ft 10in).

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 190cm (6ft 3in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 420cm (13ft 9in).

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The hearing loops are portable and are available on request.

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

  • The lighting level is low.

  • The shops are situated on the ground and 1st floors only.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located off the lower mall.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-3.

  • The lift is 40m (44yd) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 210cm x 155cm (6ft 11in x 5ft 1in).

  • 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 lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 45m (49yd 8in) from the accessible entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the 3rd floor.

  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 370cm (5ft 3in x 12ft 2in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 115cm (3ft 9in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

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

  • There is a mirror.

  • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • 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 is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

  • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.

  • There is an additional accessible toilet adjacent to the lifts on the ground floor.

  • There are additional accessible cubicles in the standard toilets.The accessible toilet on the grounded floor can only be accessed with a radar key which is obtained from Metquarter staff.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on the 3rd floor.

  • The female toilets are 50m (55yd) 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 the 3rd floor.

  • The male toilets are 50m (55yd) 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 an additional adapted toilet adjacent to the lifts on the ground floor.

  • There are additional adapted cubicles in the standard toilets.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

  • The photograph shows the easy ramp immediately beyond the Whitechapel entrance.