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Old Government House Brasserie

St Ann's Place, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2NU

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The brasserie has stepped access.
    • Step free access is via 2 platform lifts in the Old Government House Hotel.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in St Peter Port.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times

  • Please contact the venue for details of opening times.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The car park is located off Upland Road.
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 490cm x 180cm (16ft 1in x 5ft 11in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located in St Ann's Place.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • Standard marked parking bays are located St Ann's Place.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located outside the hotel entrance.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Valet parking is available for hotel residents only.
    • There is 1 designated Blue Badge bay on the street which is shared with the hotel.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are permanently held open.
    • The door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance from either side.
  • There is / are 13 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There are an additional 2 deeps, clearly marked steps just beyond the entrance.
    • There are no handrails for these steps.

Outside Access (Accessible Hotel Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hotel.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located immediately beyond the accessible entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The lift is 1m (3ft 3in) from accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 124cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 1in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the brasserie.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The brasserie has a lower section which is accessed via 2 deep, clearly marked steps without handrails.
    • There is a portable steep ramp (width 100cm) that can be used to overcome this level change.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 55m (60yd) from the accessible hotel entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 66cm (2ft 2in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • 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 breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

Level Change (Hotel Ground Floor 2)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the lower section of the ground floor.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are in the centre.

Level Change (Hotel Ground Floor 1)

  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the main hotel corridor off the reception area.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.
  • The lift does not bypass the steps.
  • The lift does not bypass the ramp.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the main corridor off the reception area.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 12m (13yd) from accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 8m (26ft 3in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the male standard toilet.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • This is a male only toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 144cm x 175cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 9in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is also an adapted cubicle in the female toilet.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.