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Les Merriennes Self Catering Cottages

Le Bigard, Forest, Guernsey, GY8 0HU

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  • Services / facilities within the grounds include 2 Self Catering Apartments.


  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of and to the left of the apartments as you face them.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Flat No 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in).

Level Change (Flat No 1 Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 9 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
  • Comments View
    • The handrail on the left of the steps converts to the right half way up.

Inside Access (Flat No 1)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.

Room (Flat No 1)

Kitchen - Flat No 1

  • There is a Kitchen.
  • The kitchen does not have any lowered units.
  • The height of the units is 93cm.
  • The height of the cooker is 93cm.
  • The height of the sink is 93cm.

Living Area - Flat No 1

  • There is a living area with seating, a TV and TV Stand, a coffee table and a dining table.
  • The height of the sofa is 40cm.
  • There is an easy chair.
  • The height of the easy chair is 35cm.
  • The sofa and chair both have armrests.
  • The height of the coffee table is 51cm.
  • The height of the dining table is 74cm.
  • The dining table has 2 chairs. The chairs do not have armrests.
  • The height of the TV stand is 49cm.

Standard Bath - Flat No 1

  • There is a standard bath in this venue.
  • The bath contains a shower.
  • The bathroom is 6m from the Flat No 1 entrance.
  • The height of the bath is 50cm.
  • There are no handrails.
  • The taps are mixer taps.

Standard Shower (Flat No 1)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the bath.
  • There is not level access to the shower facilities.
  • The shower cubicle(s) / area is / are accessed via a deep step.

Toilet with Adaptations

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s) (Flat No 1)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the areas surrounding the venue.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.