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Holiday Inn Birmingham Bromsgrove Hotel

Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 9AB

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Hotel Introduction

  • Related Access Guide(s) View
  • Hotel Information View
    • The hotel has its own parking facilities.
    • This hotel has its own restaurant located on the ground floor.
    • Conference/meeting facilities are available.
    • The conference/meeting facilities are located on the ground floor.
  • Room Information View
    • The hotel has 110 rooms in total.
    • There is an/are accessible room(s) within the hotel.
    • The accessible room(s) is/are located on the ground floor.
    • The hotel has 1 accessible room(s) with accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is/are 1 accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • There is not an/are not adjoining room(s) available for the accessible room(s).
    • There is a/are standard room(s) available on the ground floor.
    • There is an/are adjoining room(s) available for the standard room(s).
    • Rooms on other floors are accessed via stairs or lift.
  • Auxiliary Aids View
    • Vibrating pillows with flashing beacons are available on request.
    • Bed raisers are not available on request.
    • Bath mats are available on request.
    • All televisions have subtitles available.

Getting Here

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located on the grass surrounding the hotel.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The hotel does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located at the front and rear of the hotel.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • 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 340cm x 600cm (11ft 2in x 19ft 8in).
    • There is 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.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The entrance is not clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is clearly signposted.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the hotel entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).
  • Comments View
    • Please register your car at reception to gain free parking.

Outside Access (Hotel Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hotel.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The bell/buzzer is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 126cm (4ft 2in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 164cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 127cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance and immediately beyond the second set of doors.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to the right as you enter the hotel entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the hotel 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 reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are low.
    • The height of the reception counter is high (110cm+).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a lowered section of the counter.
    • The lowered section of the counter is not at the recommended height of 76cm.
    • 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 lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the desk.
    • There is a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • The type of system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the system.
    • 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.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is carpet and tiles.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building.
    • There is a slight ramp, with handrails on both sides, for access to rooms and Revive Leisure on the ground floor.
    • This ramp is located to the rear of the restaurant on the ground floor and is just before Revive Leisure and rooms 125 to 141. This ramp is shown in photographs 1 and 2.
    • There is a slight ramp, with no handrails, for access to rooms 101 - 123.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • This ramp is on the ground floor, towards the rear right of the building and is in the passageway before rooms 101 - 123. This ramp is shown in photographs 3 and 4.
    • There is a steep ramp, with no handrails, for access to rooms 301 - 315.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • This level change is on the third floor, just before room 315. This ramp is shown in photographs 5 and 6.
  • Circulation View
    • There are 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 and tiles.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs and lift.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • Music is played in the bar area.
    • There is a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.
    • The system is a portable loop.
    • A portable hearing loop is located in the bar/restaurant and can be used in other areas of the hotel if requested. There is also a fixed hearing loop at reception.
    • The hearing assistance system is available only on request.

Eating and Drinking (Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located on the ground floor, to the right of reception.
  • There is step-free access to the bar.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Food and/or drinks can be ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • There is step-free access within the bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet and tiles.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 38cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are hand held menus and wall menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Eating and Drinking (Fairfield Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located on the ground floor, at the rear of Fairfield conference/meeting rooms 1 and 2.
  • There is step-free access to the bar.
  • There is a/are double, heavy manual door(s) to access this area.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet, tiles and concrete.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 6m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 47cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 74cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The Fairfield bar is only available for functions so has no standard menus.

Eating and Drinking (The Cow on the Hill Steak and Grill)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located on the ground floor, at the front of the hotel.
  • There is step free access to the restaurant.
  • There is a/are double, heavy manual door(s) to access this area.
  • Full table service is available.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There is step free access within the restaurant.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does not play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is laminate.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 2m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 74cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are hand held menus available.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Conference / Meeting Facilities (Fairfield Suite 1 and 2)

  • Conference/meeting facilities are available.
  • The conference/meeting facilities are located on the ground floor, at the front left of the hotel.
  • There is step free access to the conference/meeting facilities.
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system for the room(s) available on request.
  • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the room(s).
  • The lighting levels in the room(s) are good.
  • Lighting levels are at least 100 lux at floor level.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 separate conference/meeting rooms.
    • The 2 rooms are similar.
    • The 2 rooms can be opened up to create 1 large room.

Accessible Room(s) (Room 207)

  • Accessible Room Information View
    • The details in this section relates to the accessible room(s) with a lowered bath.
    • This type of accessible room is located on the ground floor, to the rear right of the hotel.
    • There is step free access to this type of accessible room.
    • Guests need to open a door between the entrance and the room(s).
    • The narrowest width of the corridor leading to the room surveyed was 107cm.
  • Bedroom Features View
    • The accessible room surveyed is located on the ground floor, at the rear left of the hotel.
    • The accessible room surveyed at the time of the visit was room 207.
    • There is step free access to the accessible room surveyed.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the accessible room door.
    • The door is key card activated.
    • The fob/card reader height is 113cm.
    • The width of the door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There are lowered spy holes available.
    • The bed type is double.
    • The bed height is not adjustable.
    • The height of the bed is 61cm (2ft).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 14cm (6in).
    • The bed is moveable.
    • The room does not 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 65cm x 49cm.
    • The room surveyed had an armchair.
    • 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.
    • The window control type(s) for the room is a/are standard lever(s).
    • There is an emergency alarm in the room.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
    • The emergency alarm rings to reception.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
  • Ensuite Facilities View
    • The ensuite door opens outwards.
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The door has no lock.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the ensuite are 184cm x 161cm (6ft x 5ft 3in).
    • The ensuite does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm in front of the toilet seat.
    • The ensuite has not got a non slip floor.
    • There is an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • The emergency alarm rings to reception.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • There is a/are pedal waste paper 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.
    • The shelf is not between 90cm and 100cm.
    • 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).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • The toilet has a covered cistern.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • 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.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails 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.
    • 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).
  • Bath Details View
    • The ensuite has a lowered bath.
    • The height of the side of the bath from floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is a shower over the bath.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The shower control type is twist/turn.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the bath.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the hotel room walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the ensuite walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The lighting levels in the room are good.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.

Other Floors (Main Staircase)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located in the corridor to the right of reception.
    • The stairs are approximately 14m from the hotel entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There are double, heavy manual doors to access the stairwell on the ground floor. There are single, heavy manual doors to access the stairs from the first floor upwards.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do 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 provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
    • Lighting levels of at least 100 lux at floor level, were recorded at the stairs surveyed.

Other Floors (Rear Staircase)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located at the rear of the hotel, in the corridor to the right of Revive Leisure.
    • The stairs are approximately 34m from the hotel entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to enter and exit the stairwell on all floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1 and 2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear of the hotel, in the corridor to the right of Revive Leisure.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 32m (34yd 2ft) from the hotel 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 LG, G, 1 and 2.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are 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 good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 103cm x 107cm (3ft 5in x 3ft 6in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Standard Room(s) (Room 309)

  • Bedroom Features View
    • The room surveyed is located on the first floor, in the corridor to the right as you exit the lift.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was room 309.
    • There is step free access to the room surveyed, via lift.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the room door.
    • The width of the door is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • The bed type is double.
    • The height of the bed is 62cm (2ft).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 12cm (5in).
    • Light switches are not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
    • There is not an emergency alarm in the room.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of facilities within the ensuite include; a toilet, a wash basin, a bath and a shower.
    • The ensuite door opens inwards.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 64cm (2ft 1in).
    • There is not an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available for the bath.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the hotel room walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels in the room are good.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.

Standard Room(s) (Executive Room 404)

  • Bedroom Features View
    • The room surveyed is located on the second floor, towards the front left of the hotel in the corridor to the right as you exit the lift.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was room 404.
    • There is step free access to the room surveyed, via lift.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the room door.
    • The width of the door is 66cm (2ft 2in).
    • The bed type is double.
    • The height of the bed is 62cm (2ft).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 12cm (5in).
    • Light switches are not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
    • There is not an emergency alarm in the room.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of facilities within the ensuite include; a toilet, a wash basin, a bath and a shower.
    • The ensuite door opens inwards.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 68cm (2ft 3in).
    • There is not an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available for the bath.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the hotel room walls and floor is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels in the room are good.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Fairfield Bar)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the Fairfield Bar.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the Fairfield Bar entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 219cm (6ft 7in x 7ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 136cm (4ft 6in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 174cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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.
    • 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 next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
    • 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).
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Main Hotel)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the right hand corridor just past reception.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 167cm x 270cm (5ft 6in x 8ft 10in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 123cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • 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.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • 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).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
    • 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).
    • 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).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 94cm (3ft 1in).

Standard Toilet(s) (Fairfield Bar)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the right as you enter the bar.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Fairfield Bar entrance.
    • There is step free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • There is a horizontal grab rail to the right of the seat.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Main Hotel)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the ground floor, in the left hand corridor just past reception.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step free access to the female toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • There is a vertical grab rail to the right of the seat.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the ground floor, in the left hand corridor just past reception.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step free access to the male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is available.
    • There is a vertical grab rail to the right of the seat.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • There is a/are similar standard toilet(s) available.