Princes Mead Shopping Centre

Westmead, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 6YA

01252 375 520

duncan@princesmead.co.uk

www.princesmead.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 24/03/2015

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Access Guide

  • Monday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 08:30 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 09:45 - 16:15.

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

  • This venue is situated in Farnborough.

  • 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 Farnborough Main.

  • 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 front 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 340cm x 480cm (11ft 2in x 15ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 18m (20yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 70m (77yd) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders with tax exempt vehicles or a Rushmoor permit.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the venue.

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

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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

  • 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.

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

  • The floors which are accessible by escalator are LG-G.

  • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.

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

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • There is an escalator going up only.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading down to the lower ground floor.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 108cm (3ft 7in).

  • The ramp can be used as an alternative to the stairs or escalator.

  • The ramp is over 50 metres long and there are some sections which are steeper than others.

  • It may not be suitable for some wheelchair users.

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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 90m (98yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in a corridor off the ground floor.

  • 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 security staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 194cm x 274cm (6ft 4in x 8ft 12in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

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

  • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 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 77cm (2ft 6in) high.

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

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

  • 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 bright.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located in a corridor off the ground floor.

  • The female and male toilets are 90m (98yd) from the main 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 toilets.

  • 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 are not Text Relay aware.