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Queen's Mansions Apartments

224 Queen's Promenade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 9HP

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Blackpool.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Blackpool.
  • There is a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • The car park is at the side of the venue.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is bright.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located jjust beyond the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3.
  • The lift is 1m (3ft 3in) from main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 75cm x 120cm (2ft 6in x 3ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are not within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The controls are 130cm in height.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Reception (First Floor)

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the lift.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Room

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located grassed area outside the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level (unknown at time of research).