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The Bull

The Bull, Oxford Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 7PA

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Hotel Summary

  • Hotel Information View
    • The hotel has its own parking facilities.
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The hotel has 147 rooms in total.
    • There is an/are accessible room(s) within the hotel.
    • The hotel has 2 accessible room(s) with accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is/are 0 accessible room(s) with a ceiling track hoist.
    • There is/are 2 accessible room(s) with a wet room/wheel in shower.
    • There is/are 0 accessible room(s) with a shower.
    • There is/are 0 accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • There is not an/are not adjoining room(s) available for the accessible room(s).
    • There is not an/are not adjoining room(s) available for the standard room(s).
    • There is an/are annexe building(s) next to the hotel.
    • There is not an/are not accessible room(s) within the annexe building(s).
    • The restaurant/bar facilities in this hotel include; Beeches Restaurant and the Conservatory Lounge.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Additional Accessibility Aids View
    • There is a deaf alert system at the hotel.
    • Panic alarms are available on request.
    • Vibrating pillows with flashing beacons are available on request.
    • Bed raisers are not available on request.
    • Bath steps are not available on request.
    • Bath seats are available on request.
    • Bath mats are available on request.
    • Raised toilet seats are available on request.
    • Portable hoists are not available on request.
    • Other auxiliary aids include; mobile handrails and a hearing loop in accessible rooms.
  • Conference and Meeting Facilities View
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.

Hotel Parking

  • The hotel does have its own parking facilities.
  • The car park is located at the front and left side of the building.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
  • There is/are 3 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 237cm x 470cm.
  • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • 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 no parking charges for the car park.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
  • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
  • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac.
  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 2m from the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There is one Blue Badge parking bay approximately 5m from the Thames Suite Conference Facilities entrance.
    • There are four electric vehicle charging points in the hotel car park.
    • Speak to reception to begin charging.
    • Charging fees and a maximum charging time applies to non-resident guests.

Drop-Off Point / Pick Up Point

  • Drop-Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop-off point.
    • The drop-off point is not signposted/clearly marked.
    • The drop-off point is located outside the main entrance.
    • The route from the drop-off point is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'RECEPTION'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 116cm (3ft 10in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the opening is 130cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the opening is 128cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the main entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to the left from the main entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main 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 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 moderate to good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 108cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a lowered section of the counter.
    • The height of the lowered section at the counter is 74cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
    • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • The type of system is a portable loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 03/05/2023.
    • The hearing loop was working at the time of testing.
    • 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.
    • Music is played everywhere.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is stone.

Lobby

  • The type of flooring in the lobby is carpet and stone.
  • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
  • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
  • Seating in the lobby includes; armchairs and sofas.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided.
  • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided in the lobby area.
  • Wayfinding signage is clearly presented/easy to read.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • This lobby does play background music in public areas.
  • Music is played in the lobby.

Ramp(s) / Slope(s) and Step(s) (Lobby to Ground Floor Facilities)

  • Ramp / Slope View
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 143cm (4ft 8in).
    • The lighting levels at the ramp/slope are moderate to good.

Eating and Drinking (Conservatory Lounge)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the bar.
    • The bar is located on the ground floor.
    • There is ramped/sloped access to the bar.
  • Service and Menus View
    • There is a bar where drinks can be ordered.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does play background music.
    • Background music is played at all times.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system .
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 108cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • The majority of tables are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The height between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 50cm.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest dining table is 68cm.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 68cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • In this area there are armchairs, sofas and high stools.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Eating and Drinking (Beeches Restaurant)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the restaurant.
    • The restaurant is located on the ground floor.
    • There is step-free access to the restaurant.
    • For access there are double manual doors which are permanently held open.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables can be booked in advance.
    • There is a buffet counter.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does play background music.
    • Background music is played at all times.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system .
  • Self-Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 85cm.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • The majority of tables are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The height between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 69cm.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest dining table is 70cm.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 70cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • In this area there are long tables.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Outside Access (Outside Seating Area and Garden)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the hotel, leading into the Conservatory Lounge.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the opening is 170cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located outside the doors.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.

Outside Seating and Gardens

  • There is an outside seating area.
  • The seating available is chairs with armrests.
  • The height of tables is 76cm.
  • There are no fixed tables or chairs.
  • The surface here is block paving.
  • The garden has level surfaces and some easy slopes.
  • The surface is compact earth and stones.
  • There is some bench seating in the garden.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Ground Floor - Left Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located ahead from the main entrance, then around to the right.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is ramped/sloped access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 192cm x 199cm (6ft 4in x 6ft 6in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 127cm (4ft 2in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste disposal bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • 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.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • 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 red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary, nappy/incontinence items bin and pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • 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 within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 104cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 93cm (3ft 1in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is fair.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 90cm.

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The male toilet is located on the ground floor, ahead and to the right from the main entrance.
    • There is ramped/sloped access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The female toilet is located on the ground floor, to the right from the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 15m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • It was not possible to access the female toilet.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located ahead from the main entrance, on the right.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 136cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 6in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are low to moderate.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located ahead from the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 4m from the main entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2, 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The depth of the steps are 27cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do not 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 not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.

Hotel Room Corridors

  • There are not doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
  • There are corridors/walkways with a surface width of less than 120cm (excluding any permanent obstructions over a small distance).
  • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
  • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
  • Seating is available in the 2nd floor lift lobby area.
  • Seating includes; armchairs.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Wayfinding signage is provided in corridors.
  • Wayfinding signage is clearly presented/easy to read.
  • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • The hotel does not play background music in room corridors.
  • There is not step-free access throughout the building.
  • There is a steep ramp, with a handrail on the left going up, for access to most standard rooms on the 1st floor .
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 108cm.
  • There is/are 3 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to most rooms on the 2nd floor .
  • 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.

Entrance (Door to Accessible Rooms)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right from the first floor lift.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Bedrooms 152 and 154'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The main automatic door(s) is/are push pad or push button activated.
    • The push pad or push button is 80cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the opening is 80cm.

Accessible Room(s) (152)

  • Accessible Room Information View
    • The details in this section relate to the accessible room(s) with a wet room/wheel in shower.
    • This type of accessible room is located on the 1st floor.
    • There is step-free access to this type of accessible room.
    • All accessible rooms of this type have similar specifications.
    • Guests need to open a door between the lift and the room(s).
    • The room surveyed does not have an adjoining room.
  • Bedroom Features View
    • The accessible room surveyed is located on the first floor.
    • The accessible room surveyed at the time of the visit was 152.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible room surveyed, via lift.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the accessible room door.
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The door is manual with a key card lock.
    • The fob/card reader height is 110cm.
    • The width of the door is 85cm.
    • There are lowered spy holes available.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The bed type is single or double.
    • The bed height is not adjustable.
    • The height of the bed is 68cm.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 23cm.
    • The bed is moveable.
    • The room does 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 does not have the recommended dimensions of 70cm (height) x 50cm (depth).
    • The height and depth of the knee recess is 67cm x 46cm.
    • The room surveyed had a desk chair without armrests and an armchair.
    • Alternative seating can be requested.
    • 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.
    • Electric sockets are not accessible from the bed.
    • The window control type(s) for the room is a/are standard lever(s).
    • The window controls are not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the room.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm in the room is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • The colour contrast between the room walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels in the room are moderate to good.
  • Ensuite Facilities View
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The ensuite door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 86cm.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The dimensions of the ensuite are 189cm x 200cm.
    • The ensuite does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The ensuite has not got a non-slip floor.
    • The colour contrast between the ensuite walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm in the ensuite is within reach and fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There is a/are pedal 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.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 73cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the wash basin.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is not a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • There is a bar of soap available.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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 124cm.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is not 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.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 40cm.
  • Shower Details View
    • The ensuite has a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is fixed.
    • The shower control type is twist/turn.
    • Shower controls have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 53cm.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower.
    • There are not horizontal and/or dropdown rails available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • There is a single vertical grab rail to assist standing users.
    • The colour contrast between the shower wall-mounted grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The shower has both a handheld and fixed shower head.
  • Comments View
    • There is a hearing loop in the accessible room.

Accessible Room(s) (154)

  • Accessible Room Information View
    • The details in this section relate to the accessible room(s) with a wet room/wheel in shower.
    • This type of accessible room is located on the 1st floor.
    • There is step-free access to this type of accessible room.
    • All accessible rooms of this type have similar specifications.
    • Guests need to open a door between the lift and the room(s).
    • The room surveyed does not have an adjoining room.
  • Bedroom Features View
    • The accessible room surveyed is located the first floor.
    • The accessible room surveyed at the time of the visit was 154.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible room surveyed, via lift.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the accessible room door.
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The door is manual with a key card lock.
    • The fob/card reader height is 110cm.
    • The width of the door is 85cm.
    • There are lowered spy holes available.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The bed type is single or double.
    • The bed height is not adjustable.
    • The height of the bed is 68cm.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 23cm.
    • The bed is moveable.
    • The room does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm next to the bed.
    • The height of the desk is 75cm.
    • The desk is not height adjustable.
    • The desk knee recess does not have the recommended dimensions of 70cm (height) x 50cm (depth).
    • The height and depth of the knee recess is 67cm x 46cm.
    • The room surveyed had a desk chair without armrests and an armchair.
    • Alternative seating can be requested.
    • 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 between 40cm and 100cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • Electric sockets are not accessible from the bed.
    • The window control type(s) for the room is a/are standard lever(s).
    • The window controls are not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the room.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm in the room is within reach and fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • The colour contrast between the room walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels in the room are moderate to good.
  • Ensuite Facilities View
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The ensuite door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 87cm.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The dimensions of the ensuite are 220cm x 213cm.
    • The ensuite does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The ensuite has not got a non-slip floor.
    • The colour contrast between the ensuite walls and floor is good.
    • 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).
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There is a/are pedal 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.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the wash basin.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is not a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • There is a bar of soap available.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 149cm.
    • 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.
    • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • There is not a/are not wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 73cm.
  • Shower Details View
    • The ensuite has a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is fixed.
    • The shower control type is twist/turn.
    • Shower controls have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a flip-down/tip-up seat for the shower.
    • The height of the flip-down/tip-up or fixed seat is 52cm.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower.
    • There are not horizontal and/or dropdown rails available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • There is a single vertical grab rail to assist standing users.
    • The colour contrast between the shower wall-mounted grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The shower has both a handheld and fixed shower head.
  • Comments View
    • There is a short steep slope to enter the ensuite.
    • There is a hearing loop in the accessible room.

Standard Room(s) (Executive Room)

  • Bedroom Features View
    • The room surveyed is located on the 1st floor.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was 157.
    • There is step-free access to the room surveyed.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the room door.
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The width of the door is 69cm.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the room walls and floor is good.
    • The bed type is double.
    • The height of the bed is 67cm.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 5cm (2in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
    • There is not an emergency alarm in the room.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The lighting levels in the room are good.
  • Ensuite Facilities View
    • The type of facilities within the ensuite include; a toilet, a wash basin and a shower.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The ensuite door opens inwards.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 70cm.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is good.
    • There is not an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available for the shower.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is fair.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.

Standard Room(s) (Grand Room)

  • Bedroom Features View
    • The room surveyed is located on the 1st floor.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was 142.
    • There is step-free access to the room surveyed.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the room door.
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The width of the door is 69cm.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the room walls and floor is good.
    • The bed type is double.
    • The height of the bed is 69cm.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 5cm (2in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
    • There is not an emergency alarm in the room.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The lighting levels in the room are good.
  • Ensuite Facilities View
    • The type of facilities within the ensuite include; a toilet, a wash basin, a bath and a shower.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The ensuite door opens inwards.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 70cm.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is good.
    • There is not an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available for the bath and shower.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is good.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.