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Holiday Inn Glasgow - East Kilbride Hotel

Stewartfield Way, East Kilbride, G74 5LA

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Hotel Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Road
    • The hotel is located south of Glasgow on the outskirts of East Kilbride. It is sited off the A726 Queensway/Redwood Drive near the roundabout junction with South Road and Stewartfield Way.
    • This hotel has a car park which is free for all users. Car registration numbers must be logged at the hotel reception or leisure facilities reception.
  • By Bus
  • By Train

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • 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 areas at the rear of the hotel.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Parking

  • Parking
    • The hotel does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the hotel.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height of the restriction barrier is 365cm (11ft 12in).
    • 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 signposted and have markings which are faded.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 419cm x 500cm (13ft 9in x 16ft 5in).
    • 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.
    • There is an overflow car park for staff and visitors.
    • There is additional parking on three sides of the hotel and an overflow car park to the right as you enter the hotel car park from the roundabout.
  • Paying
    • There are not parking charges for the car park.
  • Access from 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac and concrete tiles.
    • There is 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 35m (38yd 10in) from the hotel entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s)
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).
  • Comments
    • Visitors must register their cars at reception for free parking. Failure to do so may end in a fine.

Outside Access (Hotel Entrance)

  • Entrance
    • 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 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 90cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm.
  • Ramp/Slope
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
  • Comments
    • There is a revolving door to the right of the automatic door.
    • The clear opening width is 129cm.

Outside Access (Restaurant External Entrance)

  • Entrance
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hotel, to the left of the hotel entrance.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 81cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 81cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Step(s)
    • The step(s) is/are located to the left after the entrance doors.
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
    • Handrails are not 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.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Outside Access (Conference and Banqueting Suite External Entrance)

  • Entrance
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear 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.
    • 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.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 156cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Entrance (Conference and Banqueting Suite Internal Entrance)

  • Entrance
    • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the hotel entrance lobby.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 136cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 136cm.

Reception

  • Reception
    • The reception point is located to the left as you enter the hotel entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) 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 no 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 good.
    • The height of the reception counter is high (110cm+).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • The bell is not at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
    • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the desk.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are not provided in the reception area.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is carpet and laminate.
  • Reception Waiting Area
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.

Getting Around

  • Access
    • There is step-free access throughout the majority of the building.
    • There is/are 8 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to Rooms 110-136.
    • 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.
    • These steps are on the first floor, in the main corridor to the right as you exit the lift. The steps give access to rooms 110-136. The steps are shown in photographs 3 and 4.
    • There is/are 9 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to Rooms 210-236.
    • 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.
    • These steps are on the second floor, in the main corridor to the right as you exit the lift. The steps give access to rooms 210-236. The steps are shown in photographs 5 and 6.
  • Circulation
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is carpet.
    • There is some flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs and lift.
  • Signage
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Audio
    • This venue does play background music in public areas.
    • Music is played in the entrance lobby, bar and restaurant.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.

Eating and Drinking (Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located on the ground floor, to the left as you enter the hotel entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the bar.
  • 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 a lowered section of the counter.
  • The lowered section of the counter is at the recommended height of 76cm.
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the 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 and laminate.
  • 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 10m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 48cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 102cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is 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 modern European, steak and grill.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Eating and Drinking (Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located on the ground floor, to the left through the bar as you enter the hotel entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the restaurant.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Food and/or drinks can be ordered from the service counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is step-free access within the restaurant.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is tiles and laminate.
  • 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 5m from the till/counter.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is 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 modern European, steak and grill.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.

Accessible Room(s) (Rooms 41 and 43)

  • Accessible Room Information
    • The details in this section relates to the accessible room(s) with a wet room/wheel in shower.
    • This type of accessible room is located on the ground floor, to the right as you enter the hotel entrance.
    • There is step-free access to this type of accessible room.
    • All accessible rooms of this type have similar specifications.
    • The ensuite transfer space for the accessible rooms varies from left to right.
    • 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 97cm.
  • Bedroom Features
    • The accessible room surveyed is located on the ground floor, in the main corridor to the right of reception.
    • The accessible room surveyed at the time of the visit was Room 43.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible room surveyed.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the accessible room door.
    • The door is manual with a key card lock.
    • The fob/card reader height is 107cm.
    • The width of the door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • There are lowered spy holes available.
    • The bed type is double.
    • The bed height is not adjustable.
    • The height of the bed is 56cm (1ft 10in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 14cm (6in).
    • 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 72cm.
    • The desk is not height adjustable.
    • The desk knee recess has the recommended dimensions of 70cm (height) x 50cm (depth).
    • The room surveyed had a height adjustable chair with armrests and an armchair.
    • Wardrobes have not 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.
    • 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 out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • The room has a pull cord and push button alarm.
  • Ensuite Facilities
    • The ensuite door opens outwards.
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The door has no lock.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the ensuite are 232cm x 213cm (7ft 7in x 6ft 12in).
    • The ensuite does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm in front of the toilet seat.
    • The ensuite has 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).
    • 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 between 90cm and 100cm.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 75cm.
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
  • Toilet Details
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • 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 154cm (5ft 1in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail, however it is not 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 the left.
    • 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.
    • 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).
  • Shower Details
    • The ensuite has a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The shower control type is lever.
    • There is no seat for the shower.
    • 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.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • 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 good.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is good.
    • 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 colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the shower wall-mounted grab rails and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The lighting levels in the room are low.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.

Other Floors (Lobby)

  • Stairs
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located in the main entrance lobby, opposite reception.
    • The stairs are approximately 6m from the hotel entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to exit the stairwell on the first floor.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G and 1.
    • 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 not 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 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 provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Other Floors (Centre)

  • Stairs
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located to the right as you pass reception.
    • The stairs are approximately 32m from the hotel entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to enter and exit the stairwell on the first floor and on the second floor.
    • 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 not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • 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 not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Other Information
    • The room(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are Rooms 110-136, 210-236 and leisure facilities via the access bridge.

Other Floors (West - First Floor)

  • Stairs
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located on the first floor, above the entrance lobby.
    • The stairs are approximately 20m from the lift.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • There are heavy doors to enter the stairway on first, second and third floors. These are double doors on the first and third floors and a single door on the second floor.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2 and 3.
    • 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 not 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 the left going up.
    • 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 not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear right of the entrance lobby.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) 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 G, 1, 2 and 3.
  • 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 not 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 good.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 136cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 6in).
  • There are no separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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 controls for the lift are not 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.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

Standard Room(s) (Executive Room 104)

  • Bedroom Features
    • The room surveyed is located on the first floor, to the left as you exit the lift.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was Room 104.
    • 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 55cm (1ft 10in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 14cm (6in).
    • 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 67cm (2ft 2in).
    • There is not an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the hotel room walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is fair.
    • The lighting levels in the room are low.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.
  • Comments
    • There is a deep step to access the shower.

Standard Room(s) (Room 225)

  • Bedroom Features
    • The room surveyed is located on the second floor, to the right as you exit the lift.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was Room 225.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the room door.
    • The width of the door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The bed type is double.
    • The height of the bed is 56cm (1ft 10in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 14cm (6in).
    • 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 and a shower.
    • The ensuite door opens inwards.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 75cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is not an emergency alarm within the ensuite.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the ensuite.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • 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 good.
    • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is good.
    • The lighting levels in the room are low.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.
  • Comments
    • There is a deep step to access the shower.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Male)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located in the standard male toilets.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • There are separate female and male toilets in the standard toilets.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is tactile and 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 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 196cm (4ft 10in x 6ft 5in).
    • The accessible toilet does not 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 66cm (2ft 2in).
    • 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.
    • 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 general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures
    • 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 backrest and 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 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 left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 82cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • 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.
    • Lighting levels are at least 100 lux at floor level.
  • Baby Changing Facilities
    • 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 89cm (2ft 11in).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s)
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the ground floor, to the rear right of the entrance lobby.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.