Theatres

St Peter's Hospital, Guildford Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0PZ

01932 872 000

www.ashfordstpeters.nhs.uk

Guide Last Updated: 03/01/2018

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Access Guide

  • St Peter’s Hospital is located between Woking and Chertsey approximately 1.5 miles away from junction 11 of the M25. From junction 11 follow the A317 west until you reach a roundabout from where the hospital is signposted.

  • The hospital has a couple of onsite car parks all of which are chargeable including for Blue Badge holders. However, there are free 20 minute pickup and drop off points at the front of the hospital. Parking charges are as follows: First 20 minutes Free for drop off Up to 2 hours £3.50 2 to 3 hours £4.00 3 to 4 hours £5.00 4 to 5 hours £6.00 5 to 6 hours £7.00 6 to 24 hours £8.00 Up to one week £20.00 For Blue Badge holders who may find it easier to pre-purchase parking tickets, we now offer the facility for you to purchase up to six 2 hour tickets in advance, at £3.50 each. You can do this through our Travel Plan Office at St Peter’s Hospital or from the Cashier’s Office at Ashford Hospital. For those with mobility issues who find it difficult to reach our clinics or wards, our porters can be pre-booked to help you on arrival. Please call 01932 722036 two days in advance and one of our team will make sure they are on hand to greet you when you arrive. Parking concessions We recognise that for some patients visiting our hospitals regularly car parking costs can be a burden. We therefore offer the following concessions which are applicable at both of our hospital sites: Frequent visitors Weekly parking permit - £20.00 Patients attending Haematology/Oncology Day units Free for period of treatment Patients attending long term cardiac rehabilitation clinics Free for period of treatment Parents attending our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St Peter’s Hospital Three weekly permit - £20.00.

  • There are regular bus services operating to St Peter’s Hospital from Woking, Staines and other surrounding areas. There is also a hopper shuttle bus which runs between Ashford and St Peters hospital sites, on Monday to Friday only, and is freely available to all staff, patients and visitors. Wheelchairs, baby buggies, pushchairs and walking frames cannot be accepted on the hopper bus due to the limited capacity of the vehicles and no secure storage available on the vehicles.

  • The nearest train stations to the hospital are in Chertsey (approximately 1.1 miles away) or Woking (approximately 4.4 miles away). Both stations are on the main bus routes.

  • There is a Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at the hospital.

  • The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is located next to the reception desk on Level 1 of the Outpatients Building.

  • The telephone number for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is 01932 723553.

  • The email address for the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) is patient.advice@asph.nhs.uk.

  • There are volunteers available for help and assistance at the hospital.

  • Volunteers can be found at major junctions throughout the hospital corridors.

  • Hospital staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request and large print on request.

  • BSL interpreters can be provided on request.

  • Additional hospital services link (new tab) - click here.

  • PALS can be contacted from any internal hospital phone by dialling 3553.

  • Theatres is/are located on Level 3 of the Outpatients Wing.

  • To see the hospital map please click here (opens new tab).

  • Access to Theatres is via the Outpatients main entrance.

  • After entering the hospital via the Outpatients main entrance follow the corridor into the lift lobby area and take a lift to Level 3. On exiting turn right and proceed along the corridor to the open double doors. Turn left and the entrance is located at the end of the corridor.

  • There is step free access to Theatres.

  • Theatres is approximately 30m from the lift.

  • Wayfinding signage is not provided.

  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.

  • There is flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2, 3.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are 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 2, 3.

  • 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 a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the rear of the foyer.

  • The lift is approximately 28m (30yd 1ft) from the Level 2 entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3.

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

  • The clear door width is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 230cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 7in).

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

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The controls are over 130cm from floor level.

  • The lift does have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Level 3 of the Outpatients Wing.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

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

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

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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  • The desk/counter is 1m (3ft 3in) from the Theatre entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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

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

  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is vinyl/laminate.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.