Amigo

Peterborough City Hospital, Bretton Gate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE3 9GZ

01733 677 779

www.nwangliaft.nhs.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 14/11/2017

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Access Guide

  • Peterborough City Hospital is situated off Bretton Gate which is to the North West of Peterborough City Centre, just off the A47. The hospital is clearly signposted from all major routes which include the A47, the A1139 and the A15. If you are dropping someone off at the hospital there are allocated drop off points, located near to most entrances to the hospital.

  • The main car park is located directly outside the main entrance to the hospital. Additional car parks are located throughout the hospital grounds, outside all entrances. As you enter, please take a ticket from the entrance barrier. You need to keep your ticket with you and pay at the pay station on your way back to your car. Designated Blue Badge car parks are not barrier controlled and are located outside the main hospital entrance, the Haematology/Oncology entrance, the Emergency Care entrance, and the Women's and Childrens Unit. Parking is free for Blue Badge holders. If space is not available in the Blue Badge car parks please park in any barrier controlled car park and present your ticket and Blue Badge to the main reception desk for validation prior to leaving the hospital. Parking is free for all cancer patients. Please present your ticket to the Haematology/Oncology or Radiotherapy reception desk for validation prior to leaving the hospital.

  • There are onsite bus stops, including one which is located close to the main entrance. Buses do not stop at the bus stop outside the main entrance between 07:30 and 09:00 and 16:30 to 18:00, there is an alternative bus stop (near the traffic lights), a short walk from the Main Hospital on the Hospital campus. There is an electronic bus timetable situated in the Main Atrium. You can use Traveline to start to plan your journey by bus.

  • The nearest station is Peterborough which is 1.9 miles away. The main bus station is opposite the Railway Station. There are regular buses to the Hospital. To view the route use the Google Maps link in the Useful Links section below.

  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.

  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.

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

  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.

  • Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.

  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print on request.

  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

  • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.

  • The car park is located in front of A&E and the Women's and Childs Unit.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • The car park does have a barrier control system.

  • Controls at the barrier are within the range of 100cm to 110cm.

  • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a/are not clearly marked/signposted Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.

  • There is not a designated drop-off point.

  • There are parking charges for the hospital car park.

  • Payment signs are provided.

  • Payment signs are clearly presented.

  • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park, throughout the car park and at the payment machines in the hospital building.

  • Payment signs do not make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • Payment machines are located inside the hospital building.

  • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.

  • 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 hospital entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.

  • The route from the car park to the hospital entrance is clearly signposted.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders throughout the car park.

  • Blue Badge holders have to take the badge and car park ticket to the main reception desk in the main hospital.

  • The time clock for the Blue Badge has to be left in the car if parking in a Blue Badge bay.

  • After showing a member of staff on reception your Blue Badge, the receptionist will validate the ticket.

  • Once the ticket is validated exiting the car park is free.

  • There are 10+ parent and child bays in the car park.

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  • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.

  • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.

  • The car park is located in front of the main hospital building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • The car park does not have a barrier control system.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a/are clearly marked/signposted Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 364cm x 605cm (11ft 11in x 19ft 10in).

  • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).

  • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is not a designated drop-off point.

  • There are not parking charges for the hospital car park.

  • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park and throughout the car park.

  • Payment signs do make it clear if parking charges apply to Blue Badge holders.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • 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 dropped kerbs.

  • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.

  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 42m (45yd 2ft) from the main hospital entrance.

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  • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.

  • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.

  • The car park is located in front of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • The car park does not have a barrier control system.

  • The car park surface is block paving.

  • There is a/are clearly marked/signposted Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 367cm x 606cm (12ft x 19ft 11in).

  • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is a designated drop-off point.

  • The drop-off point is located in front of the building.

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop-off point.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • There are not parking charges for the hospital car park.

  • 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 dropped kerbs.

  • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.

  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Women's and Children's Unit entrance.

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  • Amigo is/are located at the rear of the atrium in the Women's and Children's Unit.

  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).

  • Access to Amigo is via the Women's and Children's Unit entrance.

  • Enter via the Women's and Children's Unit entrance and proceed past the main reception. Amigo is on the right of the atrium.

  • There is step free access to Amigo.

  • Amigo is approximately 22m from the Women's and Children's Unit entrance.

  • Wayfinding signage is not provided.

  • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

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

  • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.

  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.

  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.

  • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.

  • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.

  • There is an intercom but it is not at a convenient height for wheelchair users to gain access.

  • There is no hand sanitiser at this entrance.

  • Standard manual wheelchairs are available for people to borrow at this entrance.

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

  • The door(s) is/are double width.

  • The width of the door opening is 181cm.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is/are double width.

  • The width of the door opening is 191cm.

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

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

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  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 11:00 - 16:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 16:00.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the Women's and Children's Unit main entrance lobby.

  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed with the name of the service/department.

  • There is step free access at this entrance.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

  • The width of the door opening is 327cm.

  • There are barriers at the entrance.

  • The barriers are manual.

  • The barriers open away from you (push).

  • The width of the barriers is 135cm.

  • There are a similar set of barriers to exit the shop.

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  • The till/counter is located to the right on entering, however it is necessary to proceed through the shop to access the till.

  • The counter is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the entrance.

  • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.

  • There is step free access to the counter.

  • The lighting levels at the counter are medium.

  • The height of the counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.

  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.

  • The counter is staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access once inside.

  • This venue does not play background music.

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

  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is tiles.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • The nearest accessible toilet is located to the rear of the Women's and Children's Unit main entrance lobby.

  • The nearest standard toilet is located to the rear of the Women's and Children's Unit main entrance lobby.