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Information Centre, next open Mon 11 Jul 2016 - Mon 10 Jul 2017, free entry

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Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

Contact

Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

01246 345777/8

Address

Rykneld Square,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire,
S40 1SB

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Details

This purpose built Visitor Information Centre will help you to make the most of your visit to the Chesterfield Area.

We have leaflets and posters on events, attractions, where to stay, where to eat, bus times and train times. We also sell a range of tickets - from theatre seats to local and national events such as Bakewell Show and Southport Flower Show.

Services on offer include:

Box office for Chesterfield Theatres (Pomegranate Theatre and Winding Wheel)
Accommodation booking (both locally and regionally)
National Express coach tickets
Seat booking for Mansfield Palace Theatre and Buxton Opera House
Ideas and information for days out
Day trip tickets for local coach companies
Advance tickets for local events (often cheaper than buying on the gate)
Sale of locally sourced gifts, souvenirs, postcards, walking books and maps

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopSpanish signs/guidesWelcome Host

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Mon 11 Jul 2016 - Mon 10 Jul 2017 Mon - Sat 09:30 to 18:00

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 384711  Lat: 53.23571 Long: -1.42508

The Visitor Information Centre is a black building next to the 'Crooked Spire' Church and is close to several car parks. These directions are to the nearest car parks.

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Select left hand lane and take first left (Beetwell Street). Multi-storey car park on right.

For surface car parks select right lane at 2nd roundabout and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right lane and at traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane). Take first left then left again into St Mary’s Gate car park.

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street), then follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Chesterfield station

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

  • Some displays are too high for children or wheelchair users to use comfortably but staff assistance is always available.

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system