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Holiday Inn Reading - West Hotel

Padworth Lane, Bath Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5HT

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Hotel Introduction

  • 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 50 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 2 accessible room(s) with accessible ensuite facilities.
    • There is/are 2 accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • There is not an/are not adjoining room(s) available for the accessible room(s).
    • The accessible rooms are 45m - 51m from the hotel entrance.
    • There is a/are standard room(s) available on the ground floor.
    • There is not an/are not adjoining room(s) available for the standard room(s).
    • Rooms on other floors are accessed via stairs.
  • Auxiliary Aids View
    • 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.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • 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 at the front of the hotel.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact reception.

Parking

  • Parking View
    • The hotel does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located at the front 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 signposted and have markings which are faded.
    • 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 326cm x 475cm (10ft 8in x 15ft 7in).
    • 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.
  • Paying View
    • There are no 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 clearly visible from the car park.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac and concrete tiles.
    • 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 12m (13yd 4in) from the hotel entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).

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 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.
    • The height of the intercom is 132cm (4ft 4in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm.
    • 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) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 168cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located ahead as you enter the hotel entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 4m (4yd 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.
    • 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 signed.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing 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 are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the ground floor.
  • 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 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 some flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors/walkways.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • Access to other floors/levels is via stairs.
  • 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 reception foyer.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the public areas of the building.

Eating and Drinking (The Padworth Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
  • The restaurant/bar is located at the rear of reception.
  • There is step-free access to the restaurant/bar.
  • There is a/are double, light manual door(s) to access this area.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Food and/or drinks can be ordered from the service counter.
  • The height of the service counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • There is step-free access within the restaurant/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.
  • Some 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 2m from the till/counter.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 66cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm.
  • The standard height for tables is 69cm.
  • 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.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is a modern bar menu.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Access to the additional seating area is via two clearly marked steps (16cm high) without handrails.

Conference / Meeting Facilities (The Bourne Suite)

  • Conference/meeting facilities are available.
  • The conference/meeting facilities are located off the main reception area.
  • 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 are no chairs 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 varied.
  • A portable hearing loop is available on request.
    The Bourne Suite can be partitioned off to make two separate rooms.

Accessible Room(s) (Rooms 8 and 9)

  • Accessible Room Information View
    • The details in this section relates to the accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • This type of accessible room is located on the ground floor.
    • 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 114cm.
  • Bedroom Features View
    • The accessible room surveyed is located on the ground floor, in the corridor to the left as you enter the hotel entrance.
    • The accessible room surveyed at the time of the visit was Room 8.
    • 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 93cm.
    • The width of the door is 84cm (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 63cm (2ft 1in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 5cm (2in).
    • 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 77cm.
    • 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 72cm x 46cm.
    • The room surveyed had a height adjustable chair with armrests and an armchair.
    • Wardrobes have been adapted to allow use from a seated position.
    • Light switches are not between 75cm and 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • Electric sockets are between 40cm and 100cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the room.
    • 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 room.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • The outer windows cannot be opened. There is secondary double glazing which slides with a full length grip.
  • Ensuite Facilities View
    • The ensuite door opens by sliding.
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The door has no lock.
    • The width of the door to the ensuite is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The dimensions of the ensuite are 175cm x 196cm (5ft 9in x 6ft 5in).
    • 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.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 85cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the wash basin.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a soap dispenser.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 39cm (1ft 3in).
    • 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 92cm (3ft).
    • 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 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 not 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).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 81cm (2ft 8in).
  • Bath Details View
    • The ensuite has a lowered bath.
    • The height of the side of the bath from floor level is 53cm (1ft 9in).
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is 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 room door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the 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 poor.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • 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 low.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.

Standard Room(s) (Room 3)

  • Bedroom Features View
    • The room surveyed is located on the ground floor, in the corridor to the left as you enter the hotel entrance.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was Room 3.
    • There is step-free access to the room surveyed.
    • There is numbered signage on or near the room door.
    • The width of the door is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • The bed type is double.
    • The height of the bed is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 5cm (2in).
    • 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 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • 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 View
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is poor.
    • 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 fair.
    • The lighting levels in the room are low.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a deep step to access the shower.

Other Floors (Readbury Room, Kennet Boardroom, Bradfield, Mortimer and Fitness Studio)

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located to the left as you pass the reception desk.
    • The stairs are approximately 8m 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 all floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Ground and First Floor.
    • 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 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.
  • Other Information View
    • The service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are Rooms 27-51, Readbury room, Kennet Boardroom, Bradfield, Mortimer and Fitness Studio.

Conference / Meeting Facilities (Readbury Room)

  • Access View
    • The room surveyed was Readbury Room.
    • Readbury Room is located on the first floor.
    • There is wayfinding signage on route to the room(s).
    • Signage for the room(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
    • There is written signage for the room, in upper and lower case lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • The corridor/walkway outside the room(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • There is step-free access into the room(s).
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single.
    • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
    • The door has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
    • Light switches are not between 75cm and 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • The height of the speaker's desk/table is 72cm.
    • The speaker's desk/table is not height adjustable.
    • There is a hearing assistance system for the room(s) available on request.
    • This room has a projector screen and a whiteboard.
    • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
    • There is not fixed furniture within the room(s).
    • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 70cm.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
    • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
    • The type of flooring in the room(s) is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are adjustable.

Step(s) (Kennet Boardroom, Bradfield Room, Mortimer Room and Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) located on the first floor, next to the Readbury Room.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access the Kennet Boardroom, Bradfield Room, Mortimer Room and Standard Toilets.
  • There is/are 3 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Conference / Meeting Facilities (Kennett Boardroom)

  • Access View
    • The room surveyed was Kennett Boardroom.
    • Kennett Boardroom is located off the first floor corridor.
    • Two smaller rooms are adjacent to the Kennett Boardroom. The Bradfield Room and Mortimer Room.
    • There is wayfinding signage on route to the room(s).
    • Signage for the room(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
    • There is written signage for the room, in block capital lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • The corridor/walkway outside the room(s) is sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • There is step-free access into the room(s).
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single.
    • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
    • The door has a closer and maybe difficult for some to open.
    • Light switches are not between 75cm and 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • The height of the speaker's desk/table is 72cm.
    • The speaker's desk/table is not height adjustable.
    • There is a hearing assistance system for the room(s) available on request.
    • This room has a projector screen and a whiteboard.
    • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
    • There is not fixed furniture within the room(s).
    • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 70cm.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to turn within the room.
    • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
    • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
    • The type of flooring in the room(s) is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • Floor coverings in the room(s) are even with no trip hazards.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are adjustable.

Standard Room(s) (Executive Room 48)

  • Bedroom Features View
    • The room surveyed is located on the first floor, at the rear of the building.
    • The room surveyed at the time of the visit was Room 48.
    • There is stepped access to the room surveyed.
    • There is written and numbered signage on or near the room door.
    • The width of the door is 69cm (2ft 3in).
    • The bed type is double.
    • The height of the bed is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 5cm (2in).
    • 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 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • 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 View
    • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is poor.
    • 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 fair.
    • The lighting levels in the room are low.
    • The lighting levels in the ensuite are good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a deep step to access the shower.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.
    • The fitness suite is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the stairs.
    • There is not step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 68cm (2ft 3in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • Training provided is by the hotel.
    • Equipment suitable for mobility or sensory impaired users includes rowing machine and free weights.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Approach (Brightwell)

  • Approach View
    • The surface of the approach is stone/concrete tiles.
    • The approach surface is uneven in places.
    • There is step-free access on the approach.

Outside Access (Brightwell Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the right, before the hotel entrance.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not 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) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are light.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • 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) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.

Conference / Meeting Facilities (Brightwell)

  • Access View
    • The room surveyed was Brightwell.
    • Brightwell is located on the right, before the entrance to the hotel.
    • There is written signage for the room, in block capital lettering, that is clearly visible.
    • The height of the speaker's desk/table is 70cm.
    • The speaker's desk/table is not height adjustable.
    • There is a hearing assistance system for the room(s) available on request.
    • This room has a whiteboard.
    • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
    • There is not fixed furniture within the room(s).
    • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 72cm.
    • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
    • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
    • The type of flooring in the room(s) is carpet and vinyl.
    • There is some flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • Floor coverings in the room(s) are even with no trip hazards.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The layout of the room depends on the meeting / function taking place.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Female Toilets - Brightwell)

  • 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 within the female toilets.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the Brightwell entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 146cm x 226cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 5in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has 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 not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 158cm 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 not a mirror.
    • The toilet has a wall which acts as a backrest.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • 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 not a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 108cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 113cm (3ft 8in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The height of the toilet flush is 184cm.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Male Toilets - Brightwell)

  • 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 within the male toilet area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the Brightwell entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • 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 light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 157cm x 205cm (5ft 2in x 6ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has 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 88cm (2ft 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 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 133cm 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.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 118cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 105cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Brightwell)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear of the room.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the female toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not 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 at the rear of the room.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Hotel Reception)

  • 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 on the ground floor, in the reception foyer.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) 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 light.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 144cm x 195cm (4ft 9in 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 67cm (2ft 2in).
    • 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 an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The emergency pull cord 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 open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 109cm and 156cm 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 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 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.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • 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 no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is not 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 98cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 117cm (3ft 10in).
    • 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 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • 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 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a door just before the main accessible toilet door.
    • This door opens away from you (push).
    • The width of the door is 84cm.
    • The door is light.

Standard Toilet(s) (Hotel Reception)

  • 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 on the ground floor, in the reception foyer.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the hotel entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are low.
    • There is a/are similar standard toilet(s) available.
  • Comments View
    • Standard toilets are also located on the first floor.