Vicarage Field Shopping Centre

Ripple Road, Barking, Essex IG11 8DQ

020 8270 7100

enquiries@vicfield.co.uk

www.vicfield.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 07/06/2017

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in Barking.

  • 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 Barking.

  • Monday 08:15 - 20:00.

  • Tuesday 08:15 - 20:00.

  • Wednesday 08:15 - 20:00.

  • Thursday 08:15 - 20:00.

  • Friday 08:15 - 20:00.

  • Saturday 08:15 - 20:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

  • 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 side 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 350cm x 550cm (11ft 6in x 18ft 1in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 14m (15yd) from the Car Park Roof Level Entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 50m (55yd) from the Car Park Lower Level 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 slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • The patron does have to cross a road.

  • The road is generally quiet.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 330.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The height restriction on the upper level of the car park is 260cm.

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  • This information is for the entrance located in the lower car park, outside Asda.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 127cm (4ft 2in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on level 2.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 146cm (4ft 9in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located in Station Parade.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 123cm (4ft 0in) wide.

  • This entrance gives access to the upper level of the shopping centre.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located in Ripple Road.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in) wide.

  • This entrance gives access to the lower mall.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in the mall leading to the Ripple Road Entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in the mall leading to the station Parade Entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.

  • The floors which are accessible by escalator are 0-1.

  • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.

  • The head and foot of the escalators are not clearly marked.

  • The lighting level is bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located just beyond the car park entrances.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0-1-2.

  • The lift is 7m (22ft 12in) from Car Park Lower Level Entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 138cm x 190cm (4ft 6in x 6ft 3in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • 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 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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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 70m (76yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located in the standard male toilet.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a male only toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from security staff and cleaners.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 76cm (2ft 6in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 192cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 4in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • 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.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

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

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is not a mirror.

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

  • 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 wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is an identical cubicle within the standard female toilet.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the upper level.

  • The female and male toilets are 70m (77yd) from the lift.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located in the parent and baby room next to the toilets.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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

  • This is by lift.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

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