Trinity Square

Disability Access

The Trinity Square retail led development in Gateshead Town Centre has been designed to offer an accessible shopping and leisure experience to people of all abilities.

Through experience, design and (ongoing) consultation the site provides:


Immediate links to the public transport infrastructure

Access to on-site/Town Centre car parking facilities

Level access around the site

Open entrances

Clear routes and level horizontal circulation throughout

Considered floor and wall surfaces (both materials and finishes)

Choice of vertical circulation via lifts, stairs or travelators

General provision WCs, suitable for use by people with ambulant disabilities

Accessible WCs

‘Changing Place’ to enable people with profound disabilities integrate into the community

Flexible and adaptable accessible student accommodation for a wider demographic that offers both social and commercial benefits

Trained staff and aligned disability management considerations.