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PIP assessment centres

Newcastle - St James Gate

PIP Consultation Centre
3 St James Gate
Newcastle
NE1 4AD

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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Comments  

#2 Anne Scott 2016-05-15 08:03
I had the misfortune to visit earlier this year and my medical was in a room on the first floor. There is a manually controlled lift which scared the life out of me before the 'proper' assessment even began.
#1 bvdf 2016-01-13 16:31
Nearest bus stop outside of the oval are which is St James Gate, but there are only a few buses that stop there.
6 Parking spaces on the road outside of the oval, no parking inside unless you get a permit from the reception area inside the centre, even if a blue badge is displayed a permit is still required.
Across the paved are to the door is around 10m. The facilities are all on the ground floor and are fully accessible.

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