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Ilex Lodge

Rue Maurepas, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2DS

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2020 Changes

  • AccessAble are aware that there have been changes to this Access Guide. We will revisit and update the information and photos as soon as possible.


  • Services / facilities within the building include 10 self catering apartments.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a heated outdoor swimming pool.
  • Comments View
    • The Ilex Lodge Apartments are in a quiet area on the outskirts of St Peter Port.


  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.


  • 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 entrance to the apartment blocks.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are ten spaces to serve the ten apartments. None are designated spaces and none are larger spaces for mobility aid users. There is a marked walkway to the house door which allows some additional space to the two adjacent parking spaces.

Outside Access (Apartment 3 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of apartment 3.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).

Level Change (Apartment 3 Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Level Change (Main Path)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the further block of apartments.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).

Level Change (Apartment Approach - Ground Floor Further Block)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located off the main path.
  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • 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 both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are additional apartments.
  • Comments View
    • There are steps to both blocks. The steps to the further block of four upper level apartments have a handrail to the left, the nearer block to the entrance has two apartments at the upper level and the handrail is to the right.

Facilities in Apartments

  • Each apartment has a living room area, a kitchen, two bedrooms and a family bathroom. One bedroom has a double bed and ensuite and the other has twin beds.
  • There is a step into the apartment and then all facilites are level.
  • The entrance door is 85cm wide, the bedroom doors are 72cm wide and the family bathroom door 68cm wide. The beds are 52cm high with 24cm clear from the bed to the floor. The dining table is 72cm clear from the floor.
  • The shower cubicles have lever operated shower controls.

Swimming Pool

  • There is a heated outdoor swimming pool available. There are 5 shallow steps with a handrail going up the left to access the pool. There is also a ladder to access the pool with handrails on both sides. The ladder has 4 deep steps.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the car park area.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.