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Liffey Valley Shopping Centre
Fonthill Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
Tel: 01 616 0212
Fax:
www.liffeyvalley.ie

There are a number of accessible car parking spaces close to each of the entrances to the Shopping Centre. ShopMobility Ireland provide manually or mechanically powered wheelchairs for people with mobility impairments. This service is free of charge. The Shopping Centre can be contacted by email via the website, with additional information also available via Facebook or Twitter. Free WiFi is provided within the mall area of the Centre. A number of bus routes serve Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, with a number of routes terminating at Liffey Valley. Other services stop along the N4 Lucan Road, with ramped access provided to the Shopping Centre.
 
Liffey Valley Shopping Centre Opening Times
DayOpening Time
Monday09:30 - 19:00
Tuesday09:30 - 19:00
Wednesday09:30 - 21:00
Thursday09:30 - 21:00
Friday09:30 - 21:00
Saturday09:30 - 19:00
Sunday11:00 - 19:00
Soome stores may have differing opening hours to the Shopping Centre.
 


 
Adapted Toilet
There is an accessible toilet in this venue designated for public use.
The accessible toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
There is additional signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is located next to both the east and west rotundas, with additional facilities located next to the first floor foodcourt (access by lift)
This is a unisex toilet.
A key is required for the adapted toilet.
The key can be obtained from any member of Liffey Valley staff/security personnel.
The door opens towards you (pull).
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 85 cm.
The door is heavy.
The width of the accessible toilet is 145 cm.
The depth of the accessible toilet is 215 cm.
There is a functional emergency alarm available.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is a mixer tap.
The tap type is lever.
There is a lateral transfer space.
The lateral transfer space is 65 cm.
Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the adapted toilet.
Wall mounted rails are available.
As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides .
There are mirrors in the adapted toilet.
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48 cm.
The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The hand dryer is 110 cm high.
The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is 70 cm high.
The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel roll holder is 68 cm high.
The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are bright.
There is clear signage indicating an Adapted Toilet is provided.
There is clear signage indicating the adapted toilets.
Additional Information: The above detail is for the accessible toilets adjacent to the foodcourt area. These are accessed via double doors, with a clear width of 160cm. Addtional accessible toilet facilities are available close to both the east and west rotunda areas. These facilties are similar in size to those outlined above, although the facility next to the east rotunda (Red/Purple car parks) is slightliy larger (245 x 210cm), with baby changing facilities provided within. Good signage is provided to all access
Larger Accessible Toilet near East Rotunda First Floor Accessible Toilet
 
 
Additional Information
Drinking straws are available on request.
Registered assistance dogs are welcome.
Children are welcome at the venue.
There is Luas stop or bus stop 150 metres away from front entrance.
Additional Details: A creche is available within the Shopping Centre, located in the west rotunda. There is level access to the creche, with clear signage provided for this facility.
Additional Details: There are additional access doors from the Red/Purple car parks via the Next and Marks&Spencers units. The doors to Next are double doors, pull to open, and have a clear width of 160cm. Access to the Marks&Spencers unit is via a set of automatic double doors, with a clear width of 260cm. Access to the mall areas can be gained via these units.
Clear Signage Provided Access to Creche Facilities
 
 
Inside Access
There is level access to the service.
This venue does play background music.
The music is located in the main mall areas and the foodcourt.
The venue is well lit.
The lighting levels are bright.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
Additional Details: There is level access provided to all internal services and retail units within the mall. The mall circulation aisles cater for some small vendor spaces in the centre, in addition to customer seating areas. There is a clear width of 450cm to each side of these facilities.
Access from Green Car Park Access from Yellow Car Park
 
 
Lift
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located in the central concourse, with the closest access from the yellow car park exit.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are ground floor and first floor foodcourt.
The lift is 30m from the main entrance.
The width of the lift is 170 cm.
The depth of the lift is 210 cm.
There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
They are between 98 and 110 cm high.
The lighting level in the lift is bright.
The lift does have tactile markings.
The clear door width is 107 cm.
Additional Information: There is level access to and from the lift on both the ground floor and first floor foodcourt.
Lift Car Ground Floor Lift Access and Signage
 
 
Location
This venue is situated on Fonthill Road in Clondalkin, close to the N4 Lucan Road.
The venue is situated within the west county.
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
There is a bus stop within 150m of the venue.
Additional Information: A range of Dublin Bus services operate close to/past Liffey Valley, including routes 76, 76A, 210, 239, 40, 66, 25A and 67. Some of these services terminate at Liffey Valley (e.g. 40, 76, 76A). These services are located within 150m of the entrance to Liffey Valley via the Green car park exit. Level access is provided from the bus stops to the Centre. A ramped access is provided from the bus stops on the N4 Lucan Road.
Pedestrian Crossing from N4 Bus Stops Ramp from N4 Bus Stops
 
 
Other Floors
The floors which are accessible by stairs are ground floor and first floor foodcourt (escalator access). There are some retail outlets also on the first floor close to the foodcourt.
The floors which are accessible by lift are ground floor and first floor foodcourt.
Escalators can be used to access other floors.
The head and foot of the escalators are clearly marked.
The escalator lighting level is bright .
Additional Information: There is level access to the first floor foodcourt from both the lift and escalators.
Escalator to First Floor Retail and Foodcourt
 
 
Outside Access
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
There is level access to the venue.
The main doors open by sliding.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 135 cm wide.
There is a second set of doors.
The doors open by sliding.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 127 cm wide.
The entrance to the venue is via any of the respective car parks. Each entrance is provided with automatic sliding double doors with a clear width of at least 130cm. A second set of doors is also provided, again with a clear door width of at least 130cm. Some venue entrances (Green exit, Yellow exit) have 2 sets of outer and inner access doors.
Additional Details: There is level access to each of the entrances to the Shopping Centre, with each entrance provided with automatic sliding doors. The spacing between the sets of doors at each entrance is at least 7m. The Red/Purple car park entrance doors have a clear width of at least 178cm. The entrances to Liffey Valley Shopping Centre are well lit. The entrances are generally located ithin 30m of the nearest accessible car parking space.
Access next to Cinema - Green Car Park Access from Yellow Car Park
 
 
Parking
This venue does have its own car park.
There is a designated drop off point.
Parking at the venue is free for all users.
The car park type is ground level and uncovered.
The width of the accessible bays is 300 cm.
The depth of the accessible bays is 500 cm.
The furthest accessible bay from the main entrance is (approximately) 60 m.
The nearest accessible bay from the main entrance is (approximately) 15 m.
The car park surface is tar-mac.
Standard marked bays are available.
The standard marked bay width is 240cm.
The standard marked bay depth is 480cm.
Additional Parking Information: There are a total of 3500 free car parking spaces provided. Accessible spaces are located close to each respective entrance, with 57 accessible spaces provided within the Purple, Green, Yellow and Red car parks. A low kerb is provided to facilitate access to the Centre, at a height of 2cm. Level access is provided to the accessible car parking spaces. Most accessible spaces are located close to the customer walkways through the respective car park areas.
Accessible Parking in Red Car Park Accessible Parking Close to Yellow Entrance
 
 
Reception
The reception desk is 12 m from the main entrance.
The entrance is the Green car park exit, with the reception desk located inside this entrance in the centre of the lobby area.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is at a tall height.
The reception area is well lit.
Lighting levels are good.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
The desk has a lowered section.
The reception desk is 130 cm in height from the floor.
Additional Information: Liffey Valley Gift Cards, bus timetables and stamps are available from the Customer Information Desk. The lowered section of the reception desk is at a height of 80cm. A postage stamp vending machine is also available, with controls at a height of 135cm.
Low Section at Information Desk Customer Information Desk
 
 
Restaurant/Bar
There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
The table is 72 cm from the floor.
The type of food served here is coffees, snacks and light meals.
The distance between the floor and the highest dining table is 72 cm.
In the restaurant no chairs are permanently fixed.
In the restaurant no tables are permanently fixed.
Additional Details: The first floor Foodcourt has level access throughout and is accessed via either the escalator or the lifts. There are no fixed tables/chairs within the foodcourt. Food is ordered from the respective vendor counters, with some counters provided with a low section.
Snacks and drinks can be ordered from the counter.
Level access from First Floor Lift Lobby Foodcourt Seating
 
 
Standard Toilet
Standard toilets are available.
The female and male toilets are located close to both the east and west rotundas, with additional facilities next to the first floor foodcourt.
There is level access to the female toilets.
The female toilets are accessed by a lift.
The lighting in the female toilets is bright.
There is level access to the male toilets.
The male toilets are accessed by a lift.
The lighting in the male toilets is bright.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the toilets.
Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
The baby change facilities are located within the dedicated family facilities, and also within the accessible toilet at the east rotunda.
The height of the baby change table once extended is 95 cm.
Additional Details: There is level access to all toilet facilites within Liffey Valley Shopping Centre. The first floor toilets are accessed via the lifts or escalators. The toilet facilites and family changing/toilet facilities have a clear door width of at least 77cm. Clear signage is provided to all toilet facilities.
Toilet Facilities on First Floor next to Foodcourt Standard Toilet Facilities