Marks and Spencer Bishop Auckland Simply Food

Unit D, Bishop Auckland Retail Shopping Park, Tindale Crescent, Greenfields Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 9TE

01388 602 900

www.marksandspencer.com

Guide Last Updated: 19/05/2017

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Access Guide

  • There is a bus stop within approximately 150m of the store.

  • The nearest train station is Bishop Auckland.

  • The store does not have its own car park.

  • The store shares a car park/parking facilities.

  • Clearly marked/signposted designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

  • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are available.

  • There is step free access on the approach to the store.

  • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.

  • There is a/are fixed bollard(s) on the approach to the store.

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

  • There is step free access at this entrance.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.

  • The door(s) is/are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

  • There is a second set of doors at this entrance.

  • The second set of doors open automatically.

  • The second set of doors are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

  • There is step free access throughout the store.

  • The store does not play background music.

  • There is a/are fixed hearing assistance system(s) in the store.

  • The hearing assistance system(s) is/are located at the food information counter.

  • There is not a cash machine in the store.

  • Trolleys designed for the use of wheelchair users are available.

  • There is an Order and Collect service in the store.

  • Customers can obtain online Order and Collect items from the food information counter.

  • The Food Hall is located ahead as you enter.

  • There is step free access to the Food Hall.

  • The majority of aisles have a clear width of 100cm+ and are clear of obstructions.

  • There is step free access throughout the Food Hall aisle(s).

  • There is a food information counter.

  • There is step free access to the food information counter.

  • There is a clear accessible route to the food information counter.

  • The height of the food information counter is 93cm.

  • There is a hearing assistance system at the counter.

  • There is a/are checkout(s) and self service till(s) (Scott tills) in the Food Hall.

  • The height of the checkout(s) is/are 93cm.

  • Staff can provide assistance with using the self service till(s) (Scott tills).

  • The Café is located to the left as you enter the store.

  • There is step free access to the Café.

  • There is a clear accessible route to the Café.

  • There is step free access throughout the Café.

  • Food and/or drink(s) is/are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • The height of the service counter is 85cm.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the Café entrance/opening.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest dining table is 55cm.

  • The distance between the floor and the highest dining table is 71cm.

  • There is clear manoeuvring space throughout the Café.

  • Menus are available on the wall.

  • The Café has a menu board.

  • Hand held large print menus are available on request.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in good contrasting colours.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Two handle cups are not available.

  • The Café does not play background music.

  • WiFi is available in the Café.

  • There is an accessible toilet in the store.

  • The accessible toilet is unisex.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the rear of the store.

  • There is step free access to the accessible toilet.

  • There is a clear accessible route to the accessible toilet.

  • The accessible toilet is approximately 35m from the entrance.

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

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

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

  • The door opens towards you (pull).

  • The width of the door opening is 85cm.

  • The door is locked by a lever twist.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 190cm x 255cm.

  • There is clear manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 120cm.

  • There is a drop down rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm.

  • There are disposable facilities in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a coat hook in the accessible toilet, 150cm from the floor.

  • There is a/are wall mounted rail(s).

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • There is a shelf or equivalent flat surface in the accessible toilet (includes toilet cistern).

  • The shelf or equivalent flat surface is within 95cm of the floor.

  • There is a mirror in the accessible toilet, the bottom edge of the mirror is 60cm from the floor.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm.

  • The toilet has a cistern.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached when seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 90cm.

  • There is a wash basin.

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

  • The height of the wash basin is 73cm.

  • The tap type is lever. It is a mixer tap.

  • The tap(s) cannot be reached when seated on the toilet.

  • The distance from the nearest tap(s) to the toilet seat is 65cm.

  • There is a soap dispenser.

  • The soap dispenser cannot be reached when seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the soap dispenser is 104cm.

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The height of the hand dryer is 90cm.

  • There is a colour contrast between the external door and wall.

  • There is a colour contrast between internal door and wall.

  • There is a colour contrast between the grab rail(s) on the right and wall.

  • There is a colour contrast between the grab rail(s) on the left and wall.

  • There is a colour contrast between the drop down rail and wall.

  • There is a colour contrast between the walls and floor.

  • There is a/are standard female and male toilet(s) in the store.

  • The female and male toilet(s) is/are located to the rear of the store.

  • There is step free access to all of the standard female and male toilet(s).

  • There is a clear accessible route to all of the standard female and male toilet(s).

  • There is an ambulant cubicle, with a minimum manoeuvring space of 45cm x 45cm and handrails on both sides.

  • Baby changing facilities are available within the standard female and male toilet(s).

  • The height of the baby changing table/bench once extended and in use is 95cm.

  • Staff undertake regular internal awareness training.

  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.

  • There is a member of staff available to provide assistance.

  • There is not a home delivery service available from the store.