CPS Shopping Centre

Sundial House, 7 Common Lane, Culcheth, Warrington WA3 4EH

01925 762 237

cpscentre@googlemail.com

www.cpscentre.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 15/05/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include 32 retail units.

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a car park.

  • The shopping centre has over 2 floors.

  • Sainsbury's is on the ground floor and small retail units are on the second floor.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Birchwood.

  • Monday 08:00 - 16:30.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 16:30.

  • Friday 08:00 - 16:30.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 16:30.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located at the rear and to the sides 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 is/are 8 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 21m (22yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 37m (40yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • 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 uneven surfaces.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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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.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).

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

  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

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

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

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

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.

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

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

  • There is a lift to access this area/service.

  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

  • The lift does not bypass the ramp/slope.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the left when you enter.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2.

  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • 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 medium.

  • The lift is restricted to floors G-1 for public use.

  • The second floor is for staff access only.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the right side of the car park as you face the venue.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • There are no doors at this entrance.

  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • This entrance is locked by a shutter outside opening hours.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway and beyond the entrance.

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

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.

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

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

  • There is a 10cm step in the doorway at this entrance.

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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.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 138cm (4ft 6in).

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

  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway and beyond the entrance.

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

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

  • There is a 10cm step in the doorway at this entrance.

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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 door(s) open(s) both ways.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • This entrance gives access to the Sainsbury's store.

  • It also gives access to the shopping centre on the first floor via an escalator.

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

  • The floors which are accessible by escalator are first floor only.

  • The escalators steps are clearly marked.

  • The foot and head of the escalators are clearly marked.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There is not level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the venue.

  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The ramp/slope is located on the walk way throughout various parts of the shopping centre.

  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located on the walk way throughout various parts of the shopping centre.

  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.

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

  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

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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 pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) 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 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 159cm x 237cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 9in).

  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not 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 not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • 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 the right.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is not a mirror.

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 103cm (3ft 5in).

  • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 76cm (2ft 6in).

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

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

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.

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

  • 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 cubicle.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 106cm (3ft 6in).

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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 21m (22yd 2ft) from the lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • 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.