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PIP assessment centres

Braintree - White Lodge

IPRS
White Lodge
21 Coggeshall Road
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9DB

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.

Please don’t comment on the staff though – we won’t be able to publish your comments if you do.

Comments  

#1 Janice 2016-03-03 12:07
My son had his PIP Assessment here Feb 16. Parking is available although not many, bus stop close by and train station good 15 min walk, White Lodge is on a very busy road.

Reception very nice, friendly asked straight away if we wanted to claim travel costs.
Assessor came a collected us, as room was on annexe. He was a really nice guy, listened, looked at all evidence including equipment we brought,. Had to leave the room for my son to attend to his needs, he was very understanding. took about 40 mins, mostly me talking.

Heard some horror stories, but I have to say our experience was a very positive one, and put at eases by an empathetic sincere ATOS staff. Our assessor did say he was leaving this April though.

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