Accessing Melbourne
Chapter 6
Daimaru is a department store in its own right with lifts and accessible toilet on
level 1, through the door to the ladies. On the ground floor is Daimaru's Gourmet
Food Hall and Grocery on Level 1. Some tables and chairs are available to allow
you to eat your purchase. An accessible unisex toilet is on Level 2 but others are
not far in Melbourne Central.
Little Bourke St
314 336 Little Bourke St provides accessible entries into Myer and David Jones
stores which straddle the street via elevated walkways. East of Swanston St
Walk the street becomes Chinatown full of colour and restaurants (see Chapter
5 on Cafes & Restaurants).
Bourke St
391 Bourke St, Bunnings Warehouse is a hardware store, with a curious  Wall of
Fame , located inside the front automatic doors, where several famous
SHOPPING
sportsmen & women and entertainers have set their hand prints in concrete.
Ancient lifts convey you to the stores' three levels and the exit to Little Collins St
is up a gradient of 13%.
385 Bourke St and extending along Elizabeth St, is the Galleria Shopping Plaza,
headquarters for the Commonwealth Bank in Victoria. Entry to the large branch
is via a gentle grade down from the corner. ATM's outside the entry are up a
step. Entry to the Plaza is from Elizabeth St up a wide graded entry (4%   6.7%)
and through wide automatic doors to shops including cafe, pharmacist,
newsagent, Australian Geographic Shop, two ATM's, card slot 1400mm above
the ground. A graded exit (5.2  5.9%) leads to Little Collins St.
The Shopping Plaza extends to the upper level accessed from Bourke St but not
by lift. There is a steep grade up Bourke St to the office tower lifts and to more
shops, cafe and accessible toilet. However, the toilet is behind a closed door
(difficult and limited space to open from the inside) then up two ramps 11% and
9% in grade. Across Little Collins St is the Elizabeth Arcade, through automatic
doors to a cafe, newsagent, drycleaners, then an exit to Little Collins St.
360 Bourke St, on the corner of Elizabeth St is the Pavilion Building. Angus and
Robertson Bookworld has a flat entry off Elizabeth St but embraces several
levels. Lift access is located off Bourke St and while access signage is
prominent, street access to the lift is awkward where three different short
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