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London Sidcup Travelodge

1-3 High Street, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6EN

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Introduction

  • Please note that all bookings and general enquiries must go either via the website or national booking line. .
  • For specific enquiries about the hotel facilities, contact the hotel direct on 020 3195 4996.

Opening Times

  • The hotel is open 24 hours per day, every day of the year.
  • Check-out time is generally 12:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the back of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 500cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 10m (32ft 10in) from the car park entrance.
    • 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 block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The car park entrance, off St John's Road, is shared with Little Waitrose next door.
    • There is one designated Blue Badge bay and 2 standard bays close to the rear entrance of the hotel, on the right.
    • At the time of our visit (September 2013) the bays were not marked as hotel bays.
    • The remainder of the outside car parking, including the other 2 Blue Badge bays, belongs to the Little Waitrose and is time restricted and chargeable.
    • Hotel guests may use the Little Waitrose parking bays free of charge when the store is closed.
    • The remainder of the hotel parking is underground.
    • There are 20 standard spaces.
    • The route from the underground car park to the hotel entrance is not accessible due to steps or steep slopes.
    • There is a council public car park in Grassington Road (via Jenner Close) within 200m of the venue.

Level Change (Standard Hotel Parking to Hotel)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located from the access road to the underground car park.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located from the side of the underground car park.
  • There is / are 17 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

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 intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic powered doors are operated by intercom/ push button.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park, to the right.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Food Service

  • The hotel does not have a bar or restaurant.
  • Breakfast packs and a small range of hot and cold snacks are available to order from the reception for delivery to rooms.
  • Please note that the hotel rooms do not have telephones to contact reception.
  • There are a wide range of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants on the High Street, in the vicinity of the hotel.

Other Floors (Hotel Rooms)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 20+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are 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.
  • Comments View
    • The lift overcomes the stairs.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear of the foyer area.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The lift is 3m (9ft 10in) from car park entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 102cm x 142cm (3ft 4in x 4ft 8in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Room (Accessible Room)

  • General Information View
    • There are 84 rooms in total.
    • There are 0 standard ground floor rooms.
    • There are 80 standard rooms on other floors.
  • Accessible Rooms View
    • There are accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 4 room(s) which has / have accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 0 adjoining room(s) available for carers.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible room viewed is 30m (33yd) from the lift.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • This is by lift.
  • Accessible Room View
    • The room number or room name viewed was 209.
    • The width of the door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The height of the bed is 58cm (1ft 11in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 5cm (0ft 2in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • It is a push button style alarm.
    • An adjoining room is not available.
    • Assistance dogs are welcomed to stay with guests in accessible rooms.
  • Accessible Ensuite View
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 87cm (2ft 10in) (2ft 10in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a (no lock).
    • The dimensions of the accessible ensuite are 230cm x 210cm (7ft 7in x 6ft 11in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 160cm (5ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The toilet seat is 48cm (1ft 7in) above floor level.
    • 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 in height.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 71cm (2ft 4in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap for the sink.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the ensuite.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head is adjustable.
    • The shower control type is lever.
    • The shower seat is flip down.
    • The flip down or fixed seat height is 52cm (1ft 8in).
    • There are handrails available.
  • Signage, colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the hotel door.
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible ensuite View
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some hotel rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The available auxiliary aid(s) is(are) flashing alarms, vibrating pillows and Teletext/subtitles/Ceefax.
    • Flashing fire alarms are in rooms.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are In rooms.
    • The number of accessible rooms with baths is 0.
    • The number of accessible rooms with wheel in showers is 4.
  • 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 can be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The rooms with accessible ensuites are 109 and 110 on the first floor and 209 and 210 on the second floor.
    • The hotel has one set of bed raising blocks available on request.
    • These raise a bed up by 14cm.
    • There are standard family rooms available with baths.
    • All standard double rooms have showers.

Accessible Toilet (Foyer Accessible Toilet)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the foyer, to the left of the lifts.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared 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 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 220cm (5ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • 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 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • 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 not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

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