Costa Coffee

29 St Peters Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3DP

01727 833 299

www.costa.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 07/10/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 06:30 - 19:00.

  • Tuesday 06:30 - 19:00.

  • Wednesday 06:30 - 19:00.

  • Thursday 06:30 - 19:00.

  • Friday 06:30 - 19:00.

  • Saturday 06:30 - 19:00.

  • Sunday 08:00 - 18:00.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is St Albans.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Russell Avenue Car Park.

  • The car park is located off Russell Avenue.

  • 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.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on St Peter's Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located inside the main entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • There are handrails present on both sides of the ramp.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the cafe.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 40cm (1ft 4in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • The accessible toilet is 24m (26yd 9in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the cafe.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

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

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 149cm x 225cm (4ft x 7ft).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 84cm (2ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is sensor.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 49cm (19in).

  • 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 3").

  • 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 3").

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").

  • 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 fair.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 82cm.

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

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The unisex toilets are located at the rear of the cafe.

  • Unisex toilets are 23m (25yd 6in) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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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 normally on duty.