Orchard Square Shopping Centre

41 Orchard Square, Sheffield S1 2FB

0114 275 9992

www.orchardsquare.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 08/04/2015

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Access Guide

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Sheffield.

  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The name of the nearest tram stop is West Street.

  • The nearest tram stop is Cathedral.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically (away from you).

  • The doors are double width.

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

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  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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  • There is 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.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you enter the shopping centre from the main entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are additional seating and further shops.

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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 60m (65yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the right before you enter TK Maxx.

  • 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 twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 190cm x 230cm (6ft 3in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 125cm (4ft 1in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • 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 the right.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 48cm (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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink 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 grab rails and wall is poor.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located at the rear of the shopping centre.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

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  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are located straight ahead as you enter the shopping centre from the main entrance.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

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

  • This service cannot be requested.