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White Lion Hotel

5 South Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JD

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 23:00.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is March.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the rear of the building, off Somers Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 171cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the first door.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 6cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Lions Den Bar)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the left side of the courtyard.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located after the entrance.
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 20cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Outside Access (Courtyard Reception Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the right side of the courtyard.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the courtyard reception entrance.
  • There is not level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Level Change (Entrance Corridor)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located along the entrance corridor.

Inside Access

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

Level Change (Dining Room Seating Area)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the dining room seating area.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).

Eating and Drinking (Dining Room)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located at the rear of the building, past the reception.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the courtyard reception entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 69cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is an a la carté menu.

Eating and Drinking (Front Bar)

  • The following information is for the café/bar.
  • The café/bar is located at the front of the building, to the left as you enter from the courtyard reception entrance.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the courtyard reception entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 48cm (1ft 7in).
  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is an a la carté menu.

Eating and Drinking (Lions Den Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located to the right side of building, past the staircase to the rooms.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the courtyard reception entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 53cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is an a la carté menu.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are all bedrooms, the function room and additional standard toilets.
  • Comments View
    • There is another similar staircase to access the rooms, on the right side of the building.

Room

  • General Information View
    • The Tourist Board rating is 4.1.
    • There are 13 rooms in total.
    • There are 0 standard ground floor rooms.
    • There are 13 standard rooms on other floors.
  • Accessible Rooms View
    • There are not accessible ensuite facilities.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some hotel rooms have no auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The hotel does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with guests in rooms.
    • The number of accessible rooms with baths is 0.
    • The number of accessible rooms with wheel in showers is 0.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms View
    • There are not standard rooms on the ground floor.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • There is not level access to standard rooms on other floors.

Function Room

  • This multipurpose room is located on the first floor.
  • The door to the room is single, light, 92cm wide and opens towards you.
  • A bar is available in the corner of the room.
  • The bar is 110cm high.
  • There are tables 74cm high and chairs without armrests available.

Courtyard

  • This area is located at the rear of the building and provides access to the Lions Den Bar and Courtyard Reception entrances.
  • There are picnic tables around the courtyard which are 70cm high.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left upon entry, before the bar entrance.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the courtyard reception entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels in the female and male toilets are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There are additional toilets located on the first floor outside the function room as shown in photographs 3 and 4.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.