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The Christopher

110 High Street, Eton, Windsor, SL4 6AN

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include The Christopher is a boutique hotel set on Eton High Street.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Windsor & Eton Riverside.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the hotel through a narrow alleyway with a minimum width of 260cm.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders cannot booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 300cm x 400cm (9ft 10in x 13ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 100m (109yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available within the car park.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Approach

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles and block paving.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access (Reception)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the right-hand side of an alleyway off the High Street and in the middle of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located at the entrance threshold.
    • 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 5cm.

Outside Access (Breakfast Room)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the left-hand side of an alleyway off the High Street and in the middle of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 71cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance door.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 21cm.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Comments View
    • There is hand sanitiser at the entrance to reception at 108cm high.

Eating and Drinking (Bar Area)

  • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
  • 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 6m (6yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 75cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • 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 not presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

Eating and Drinking (Breakfast Room)

  • The following information is for the breakfast area.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the breakfast room entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 74cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not 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 not presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is traditional English breakfast items.

Other Floors (Bedrooms)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The width of the door at the bottom of the stairs is 74cm
    • The width of the double door at the top of the stairs is 144cm.

Room

  • General Information View
    • The Tourist Board rating is N/A.
    • There are 34 rooms in total.
    • There are 19 standard ground floor rooms.
    • There are 15 standard rooms on other floors.
  • Accessible Rooms View
    • There are accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is / are 1 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 (32yd 2ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is not level access from an accessible entrance.
    • Some accessible rooms are located in a separate building from the main hotel.
    • There is not level access leading to the accessible room in a separate building.
  • Accessible Room View
    • The room number or room name viewed was 15.
    • The width of the door is 77cm.
    • The height of the bed is 70cm.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 38cm (1ft 3in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • It is out of reach(higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • 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 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible ensuite are 232cm x 242cm (7ft 7in x 7ft 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 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is no dropdown rail for the toilet.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available for the toilet.
    • The toilet seat is 49cm (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 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap for the sink.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available in the ensuite.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There are mirrors.
    • Mirrors are not 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 push.
    • There is a shower chair.
    • The flip-down or fixed seat height is 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There are handrails available for the shower.
  • Signage, colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • There is no additional signage on or near the hotel door.
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is high.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is high.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is low.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is high.
    • Lighting levels in the room are good.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible ensuite View
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is high.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is high.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is high.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The available auxiliary aid(s) is(are) flashing alarm(s).
    • Flashing fire alarms are in rooms.
    • The venue 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 1.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms View
    • There are standard rooms on the ground floor.
    • There is level access to ground floor rooms.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • 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.

Other Floors (Standard Toilets)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1.
    • There are 6 steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Toilet with Adaptations

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s) (Other Floors Toilets)

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Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not 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.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.