Purple Tuesday

News — Purple Tuesday


Purple Tuesday continues to be a global force for change, maintaining its position as the leading brand dedicated to enhancing the year-round customer experience for disabled individuals and their families worldwide.

At The Gracechurch Centre, we are committed to an inclusive shopping environment. We’ve taken proactive steps to ensure the centre is welcoming to all:

  • Accessible Facilities: Our amenities include a Changing Places facility and an accessible toilet for added convenience.
  • Mobility Support: We provide wheelchair and scooter rental services through our Shopmobility service at Customer Care, ensuring easy access for all visitors.
  • Ease of Navigation: Navigating the centre is made simple with accessible lifts and walkways designed to accommodate everyone.
  • Sunflower Lanyards: The Gracechurch Centre proudly participates in the Sunflower Lanyards scheme, a discreet way for those with hidden disabilities to show they may need extra assistance.
  • Customer-Centric Team: Our dedicated team is always ready to offer assistance and support to any customer who requires it. They bring a personal touch of kindness and compassion to your shopping experience.
  • Specialised Training: Our staff are trained in many different areas, including specialised Hidden Disabilities training, to ensure they can meet the needs of all our visitors.

Did you know that there are approximately 1.8 billion disabled people in the world, representing 17% of the global population? Our centre is accessible and inclusive for everyone, 365 days a year, in alignment with the spirit of Purple Tuesday.

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