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Belford Mill
16 Brewery Road

Can you tell other claimants anything about travel and facilities for this PIP face-to-face assessment centre? Please post in the comments section below if you can. 

Things like:

  • Distance to nearest bus stop or rail station.
  • Nearest parking, any disabled parking.
  • Distance to walk if you’re dropped as close to the door as possible.
  • Wheelchair access.
  • Toilets, including disabled toilets.
  • Ground floor or first floor.
  • Lift available.
  • Anything else you think might be helpful.

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#1 Daviemc4 2016-01-28 00:35
2 disabled spaces right outside the door, otherwise very busy and getting a space is very difficult .
If dropped at door a walk of about 10ft to counter another 10 back to seating area.
Exam room is on first floor , lift is right next to seating area so no real walkin required ,once out the lift there is a longer distance to go to the exam room which is located about 20-30 yards from the lift.
Although I am not a wheelchair user my wife is so I'm used to looking out to check for wheelchair access , I would say that access would be fine as its all flat inside with a lift up to the exam room .The entrance door is not automatic so could be tricky and if you are bringing your wheelchair in the car expect it to be difficult to find a space wide enough to easily decant to your chair because apart from the 2 disabled bays out front the rest of the parking is tightly packed.
Hope this helps

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