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Chapel and Prayer Rooms

Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5WW

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Getting To (Chapel and Prayer Rooms)

Opening Times (Chapel and Prayer Rooms)

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Entrance (Chapel, Prayer Rooms and Ablutions)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level 0 of the Balmoral Building.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed with the name of the service/department.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a hand sanitiser.
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.

Place of Worship / Prayer Room (Hindu and Sikh Prayer Room 3)

  • The place of worship/room is located on the Chapel and Prayer Rooms corridor.
  • There is step-free access to the place of worship/room.
  • The place of worship/room is clearly signed.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 87cm.
  • The type of flooring in the place of worship/room is carpet.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the place of worship/room.
  • There are chairs with armrests on both sides.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • Background music is not played in the room.
  • There is not a speaker system in the room.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels in the room are moderate to good.

Place of Worship / Prayer Room (Chapel)

  • The place of worship/room is located on the Chapel and Prayer Rooms Corridor.
  • There is step-free access to the place of worship/room.
  • The place of worship/room is clearly signed.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 133cm.
  • The type of flooring in the place of worship/room is vinyl/laminate.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the place of worship/room.
  • There is a mixture of chairs with and without armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested on 04/07/2023.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.
  • Background music is not played in the room.
  • There is a speaker system in the room.
  • The speaker system is used during services.
  • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels in the room are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a hand sanitiser at a height of 124cm, just beyond the Chapel entrance doors and to the left.

Place of Worship / Prayer Room (Male Muslim Prayer Room 1)

  • The place of worship/room is located on the Chapel and Prayer Room Corridor.
  • There is step-free access to the place of worship/room.
  • The place of worship/room is clearly signed.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 87cm.
  • The type of flooring in the place of worship/room is carpet.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the place of worship/room.
  • There are chairs with armrests on both sides.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • Background music is not played in the room.
  • There is a speaker system in the room.
  • The speaker system is used during services.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels in the room are moderate to good.

Place of Worship / Prayer Room (Female Muslim Prayer Room 2)

  • The place of worship/room is located on the Chapel and Prayer Rooms corridor.
  • There is step-free access to the place of worship/room.
  • The place of worship/room is clearly signed.
  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are easy to open.
  • The width of the door opening is 87cm.
  • The type of flooring in the place of worship/room is carpet.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the place of worship/room.
  • There is a mixture of chairs with and without armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the seating area.
  • There is space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • Background music is not played in the room.
  • There is a speaker system in the room.
  • The speaker system is used during services.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels in the room are moderate to good.

Washroom (Wudu Female)

  • Washroom Details View
    • There is/are 2 washroom(s) of this type in the area.
    • The washroom surveyed is located to the rear of the Chapel and Prayer Rooms corridor.
    • The washroom surveyed is approximately 15m from the Chapel and Prayer Rooms entrance.
    • There is step free access to the washroom surveyed once inside the area.
    • This washroom is female.
    • There is written or text signage on or near the washroom door.
    • The washroom door(s) open(s) outwards.
    • The door(s) does not/do not have a lock.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the washroom are 157cm x 240cm (5ft 2in x 7ft 10in).
    • There is not an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the washroom.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s) 160cm from the floor.
    • There is a mirror.
    • There is not a tall mirror, with suitable specifications, for ease of use.
    • There is not a wash basin.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 133cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 142cm.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There is a/are general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • The washroom has a non-slip floor.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external washroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal washroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the washroom floor and walls is fair.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a wudu footbath at a height of 30cm.
    • The taps are push activated at a height of 88cm.
    • There is fixed stool at a height of 52cm.

Washroom (Wudu Male)

  • Washroom Details View
    • There is/are 2 washroom(s) of this type in the area.
    • The washroom surveyed is located on the Chapel and Prayer Rooms corridor.
    • The washroom surveyed is approximately 12m from the Chapel and Prayer Rooms entrance.
    • There is step free access to the washroom surveyed once inside the area.
    • This washroom is male.
    • There is written or text signage on or near the washroom door.
    • The washroom door(s) open(s) inwards.
    • The door(s) does not/do not have a lock.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the washroom are 155cm x 255cm (5ft 1in x 8ft 4in).
    • There is not an emergency pull cord alarm.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the washroom.
    • There is not a coat hook in the washroom.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is not a wash basin.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 133cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 133cm.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There is a/are general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • The washroom has a non-slip floor.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external washroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal washroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the washroom floor and walls is fair.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a wudu foot bath at a height of 30cm.
    • The taps are push activated at a height of 135cm.
    • There are 2 fixed stools at a height 52cm.