City Centre Bahrain, a premium shopping, entertainment, and lifestyle destination in the kingdom, has become the first mall in the kingdom to receive a Gold Certificate from the World Disability Union.
This prestigious certificate is granted to establishments that successfully implement environmental standards for people with disabilities.
City Centre Bahrain caters to all mall visitors, providing a world-class shopping experience. The mall offers 50 designated parking spaces for People of Determination in its car park building, in addition to 8 free wheelchair cabinets near all mall gates for easy access.
The mall has also placed a wheelchair ramp at all entrances, cinemas, and restaurants, provides 38 accessible toilets on all floors and features handicap panels in all its elevators.
To make shopping even more enjoyable, City Centre Bahrain also offers rental electric wheelchairs.
On the key certification, Mall Director Duaij Al Rumaihi said: "We are delighted to be recognized for our work towards increased inclusion and accessibility for the community. At City Centre Bahrain we continue to find ways to create the best shopping experience for all our visitors."
"Therefore, we continue to find ways to implement the best practices and environmental standards, as well as enhance the services and facilities across the mall to accommodate the needs of People of Determination and their families," stated Al Rumaihi.
And in case of emergency, the mall provides evacuation wheelchairs, he noted.
City Centre Bahrain is continuously enhancing its mall experience to align with global best practices, making it an accessible shopping destination for all, he added.
Spread across more than 158,000 sq m of retail space, City Centre Bahrain offers an international mix of more than 340 exclusive brands including 60 dining outlets, with major stores such as the Kingdom’s largest Carrefour hypermarket, Saks Fifth Avenue, Debenhams, Centrepoint and Home Centre.
The mall’s integrated family leisure offer includes a 20-screen Vox Cineco Cinema, and a Magic Planet attracting more than 14 million visitors annually to the lifestyle destination.
The mall is also adjoined by two premium hotels, the 5-star Westin Hotel City Centre Bahrain and Le Meridien Hotel City Centre Bahrain.
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