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Holiday Inn Leeds - Garforth Hotel

Wakefield Road, Garforth, LS25 1LH

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Hotel Summary

  • Hotel Information View
    • The hotel has its own parking facilities.
    • The hotel has 144 rooms in total.
    • There is an/are accessible room(s) within the hotel.
    • There is/are 2 accessible room(s) with a wet room/wheel in shower.
    • There is an/are adjoining room(s) available for the accessible room(s).
    • There is not an/are not adjoining room(s) available for the standard room(s).
  • Additional Accessibility Aids View
    • Vibrating pillows with flashing beacons are available on request.
    • Bed raisers are not available on request.
    • Bath mats are available on request.
  • Conference and Meeting Facilities View
    • Conference/meeting facilities are available.
    • The conference/meeting facilities are located on the ground and first floors.

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located on the grass areas surrounding the hotel.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The hotel does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located at the front of the hotel.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • Controls at the barrier are not within the range of 100cm to 110cm.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There are additional car parks for staff and visitors.
    • The main car park has 3 Blue Badge bays. There is a car park to the left of the hotel facing the leisure facilities. The car park to the left has 1 Blue Badge bay. There is also a car park to the right of the hotel. The car park to the right has 1 Blue Badge bay.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 5 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 384cm x 506cm (12ft 7in x 16ft 7in).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • 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 entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is concrete tiles and block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the hotel entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is a/are clearly marked drop-off point(s).
    • The drop-off points(s) is/are located in front of the hotel entrance.
    • The route from the drop-off point(s) to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are dropped kerbs.
    • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the drop-off point(s) and the entrance.
  • Comments View
    • The barrier to enter the car park will rise automatically.
    • To exit a code has to be entered.
    • The exit code is supplied by reception staff when checking in.

Outside Access (Hotel Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hotel.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 137cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The push pad or push button is 134cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 134cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located ahead as you enter the hotel.
    • The reception point is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The counter is placed in front of a plain background.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a lowered section of the counter.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
    • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the desk.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided in the reception area.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is carpet and stone.
  • Reception Seating Area View
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet, stone and tiles.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • Music is played in the hotel lobby, restaurant and the standard toilets.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.

Step(s) (Front Right Corridor)

  • There is a/are step(s) located on the ground floor, at the front right of the hotel.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access These steps access some of the executives suites and conference rooms and the accessible toilets.
  • There is/are 5 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • Comments View
    • These steps lead from the hotel to the Banqueting Suite area.

Lift (Front Right Corridor Platform Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the ground floor, at the front right of the hotel.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the hotel entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff needs to be notified for use of the lift.
  • A member of staff is required to operate the lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is not a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • The external controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 78cm x 95cm (2ft 7in x 3ft 1in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in 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 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift controls are within 80cm - 92cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.
  • Comments View
    • This platform lift leads to the Banqueting Suite from the main hotel.

Step(s) (Left Hand Corridor First Set of Steps)

  • There is a/are step(s) located on the ground floor, in the corridor to the left of reception.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access rooms and meeting rooms and the internal entrance to the leisure facilities.
  • There is/are 5 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Lift (Left Hand Corridor First Platform Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the ground floor, in the corridor to the left of reception.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the hotel entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff needs to be notified for use of the lift.
  • A member of staff is required to operate the lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 78cm x 93cm (2ft 7in x 3ft 1in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in 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 within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

Step(s) (Left Hand Corridor Second Set of Steps)

  • There is a/are step(s) located on the ground floor, in the left hand corridor.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access rooms, meeting rooms and the internal entrance to the leisure facilities.
  • There is/are 4 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Lift (Left Hand Corridor Second Platform Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the ground floor, in the left hand corridor.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff needs to be notified for use of the lift.
  • A member of staff is required to operate the lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 79cm x 93cm (2ft 7in x 3ft 1in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in 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 within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

Step(s) (Left Hand Corridor Third Set of Steps)

  • There is a/are step(s) located on the ground floor, in the centre of the left hand corridor.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access rooms, meeting rooms and the internal entrance to the leisure facilities.
  • There is/are 4 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
  • Handrails are easy to grip.
  • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Lift (Left Hand Corridor Third Platform Lift)

  • The lift is located on the ground floor, in the centre of the left hand corridor.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff needs to be notified for use of the lift.
  • A member of staff is required to operate the lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is not a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is fair.
  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 78cm x 93cm (2ft 7in x 3ft 1in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in 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 within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

Eating and Drinking (Open Lobby)

  • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
  • The restaurant/bar is located ahead as you enter the hotel.
  • There is step free access to the restaurant/bar.
  • Full table service is available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step free access within the restaurant/bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet, tiles and wood.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 37cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 101cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 68cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are hand held menus, menu boards/signs and wall menus available.
  • 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Room(s) (Rooms 013 and 016)

  • Accessible Room Information View
    • The details in this section relates to the accessible room(s) with a wet room/wheel in shower.
    • This type of accessible room is located on the ground floor.
    • There is step-free access to this type of accessible room.
    • All accessible rooms of this type have identical specifications.
    • The ensuite transfer space for the accessible rooms varies from left to right.
    • Guests do not need to open a door between the entrance and the room(s).
    • The narrowest width of the corridor leading to the room surveyed was 128cm.
  • Bedroom Features View
    • The accessible room surveyed is located on the ground floor, towards the rear left of the hotel.
    • The accessible room surveyed at the time of the visit was Room 013.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible room surveyed, via lift.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the accessible room door.
    • The door is key card activated.
    • The fob/card reader height is 107cm.
    • The width of the door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There are lowered spy holes available.
    • The bed type is double.
    • The bed height is not adjustable.
    • The height of the bed is 58cm (1ft 11in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 17cm (7in).
    • The bed is not moveable.
    • The room does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm next to the bed.
    • The height of the desk is 76cm.
    • The desk is not height adjustable.
    • The desk knee recess has the recommended dimensions of 70cm (height) x 50cm (depth).
    • The room surveyed had a height adjustable chair with armrests.
    • Wardrobes have been adapted to allow use from a seated position.
    • Light switches are between 75cm and 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • Electric sockets are not between 40cm and 100cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • The window control type(s) for the room is a/are standard lever(s).
    • There is an emergency alarm in the room.
    • The emergency alarm in the room is a push button .
    • The emergency alarm in the room rings to reception.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • Ensuite Facilities View
    • The ensuite door opens outwards.
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the ensuite are 133cm x 165cm (4ft 4in x 5ft 5in).
    • The ensuite does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm in front of the toilet seat.
    • The ensuite has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm in the ensuite is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • The emergency alarm in the ensuite rings to reception.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There is a/are pedal waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf immediately next to or behind the toilet.
    • The shelf is not between 90cm and 100cm.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 76cm.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • 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).
  • Shower Details View
    • The ensuite has a wheel in shower.
    • The shower cubicle is accessed via a steep slope.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The shower control type is twist/turn.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower.
    • Horizontal and/or dropdown rails are available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • There is a single vertical grab rail to assist standing users.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the hotel room walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the ensuite walls and floor is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The lighting levels in the room are low.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.

Standard Room(s) (Room 73)

  • Bedroom Features View
    • The room surveyed is located on the first floor.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was Room 73.
    • There is stepped access to the room surveyed.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the room door.
    • The width of the door is 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • The bed type is double.
    • The height of the bed is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 12cm (5in).
    • Light switches are not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
    • There is not an emergency alarm in the room.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of facilities within the ensuite include; a toilet, a wash basin and a shower.
    • The ensuite door opens inwards.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 61cm (2ft).
    • There is not an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the hotel room walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is fair.
    • The lighting levels in the room are low.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a deep step to access the shower, created by the shower tray.

Other Floors (Ground Floor)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located half way along the rear left hand corridor of the hotel.
    • The stairs are approximately 38m from the hotel entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are manual, single doors which may be difficult to open to enter and exit the stairwell on the ground floor.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • There are 15 steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Other Information View
    • The service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are Rooms 51 - 88, Rooms 102 - 141, Rooms 158 - 188, meeting rooms 4 - 7, the Ledsham Suite and the Aberford Room.

Other Floors (First Floor)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located on the first floor, to the rear right of the hotel.
    • The stairs are approximately 82m from the hotel entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are manual, single doors which may be difficult to open to enter and exit the stairwell from the first floor upwards.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1 and 2.
    • There are 15 steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Other Information View
    • The service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are Rooms 158 - 188, meeting rooms 4 - 7, the Ledsham Suite and the Aberford Room.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Front Right Corridor - Left Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located in the front right hand corridor of the hotel, in the Banqueting Suite area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 28m (30yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet, via lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 300cm (4ft 10in x 9ft 10in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • The height of the light switch/pull cord is 113cm from floor level.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 89cm (2ft 11in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, general domestic waste and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest and a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 99cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 112cm (3ft 8in).
  • 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 dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Front Right Corridor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the front right hand corridor of the hotel, in the Banqueting Suite area.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step free access to the female toilet(s), via lift.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • There is a/are similar standard toilet(s) available.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the front right hand corridor of the hotel, in the Banqueting Suite area.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step free access to the male toilet(s), via lift.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • There is a/are similar standard toilet(s) available.

Standard Toilet(s) (Hotel Lobby Area)

  • 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 on the ground floor, to the left of the reception lobby and facing the Open Lobby.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step free access to the female and male toilet(s), via lift.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • There is a/are similar standard toilet(s) available.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the standard female and male toilets in the reception lobby area.
    • There is step free access to the baby change facilities, via lift.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).