Sail Makers Shopping Centre

Tavern Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 3BB

01473 226 386

www.sailmakersshopping.co.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 21/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • 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 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 10:30 - 16:30.

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

  • This venue is situated in Ipswich.

  • 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 Ipswich.

  • 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 Peel Street.

  • The car park is located on Peel Street.

  • 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 Tower Ramparts, opposite the bus station.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

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

  • There are three sets of doors at this entrance.

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

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

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Tavern Street.

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

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

  • There are 2 entrances here.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Tower Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 230cm (7ft 7in).

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

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

  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the public areas.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the centre of the mall.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.

  • The lift is approximately 52m (56yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lift does have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • The facility is located on the first floor.

  • The facility is approximately 28m (30yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access to the facility.

  • You do need a key for the facility.

  • It is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from a member of staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The width of the door is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the facility are 350cm x 600cm (11ft 6in x 19ft 8in).

  • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.

  • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.

  • The length of the facility changing bench is 185cm (6ft 1in).

  • The facility hoist is powered overhead.

  • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.

  • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook and loop.

  • The facility toilet is peninsular.

  • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 105cm (3ft 5in).

  • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Drop down rails are provided.

  • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The type of wash basin is adjustable.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.

  • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • A privacy screen is available.

  • Wide tear off paper roll is available.

  • The facility has a non slip floor.

  • A functioning emergency alarm is available.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

  • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the first floor.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • 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 sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 300cm (6ft 7in x 9ft 10in).

  • 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 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 an emergency alarm.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and clinical waste disposal units.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.

  • 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 wash basin.

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

  • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 34m (37yd 7in) from the lift.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • This is by lift.

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the standard female and male toilets.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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

  • This is by lift.

  • At the time of survey it was not possible to photograph the facilities.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

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

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