Liberty Shopping Centre

Romford Central, Romford, Essex RM1 3RL

01708 746 529

information@theliberty.co.uk

www.theliberty.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 03/11/2015

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include shops and cafe's at ground floor level and the Public Advice and Service Centre at 2nd floor level.

  • There is not a 1st floor level within the shopping centre.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Romford.

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 19:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • 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 type is multi storey.

  • 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 390cm x 480cm (12ft 10in x 15ft 9in).

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

  • The furthest designated bay is 70m (77yd) 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 concrete.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.

  • The maximum height is 220.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The car park is on levels 1-5.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Market Place.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 157cm (5ft 2in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located between the car park and the shopping centre.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 166cm (5ft 5in) wide.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Western Road.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • 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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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-2.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located inside the car park entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 22m (24yd) from car park entrance.

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 210cm (3ft 1in x 6ft 11in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in 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 low.

  • There are 2 similar lifts.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located next to the car park entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4-5.

  • The lift is 9m (29ft 6in) from car park entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 184cm x 133cm (6ft 0in x 4ft 4in).

  • 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 lift controls do have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

  • There are 3 similar lifts.

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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 no additional signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 120m (131yd) from the Lockwood Walk entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located on Westway.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • 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 a member of staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • 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.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 44cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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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 pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 28m (31yd) from the car park entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located opposite the lifts.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • 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.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The sink is 81cm (2ft 8in) high.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located opposite the lifts.

  • The female and male toilets are 27m (30yd) from the car park entrance.

  • 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 next to the standard toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 86cm (2ft 10in).

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

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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 member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.