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King William IV

185 Sandridge Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 4AH

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Opening Times

  • Monday 11:30 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 11:30 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 11:30 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 11:30 - 23:00.
  • Friday 11:30 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 11:30 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 11:30 - 23:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in St Albans.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is St Albans Abbey.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 550cm (11ft 10in x 18ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main accessible entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments
    • The car park is 5m from the venue's entrance.
    • The convenient dropoff point is located in the car park, directly outside the entrance.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).
  • Second set of doors
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments
    • The ramp overcomes the steps.
    • The 1st set of doors are usually held open.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Eating and Drinking

  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 60cm (1ft 12in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is a modern pub menu.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right of the bar as you enter.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 150cm (7ft 3in x 4ft 11in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 70cm (2ft 4in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
  • Comments
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There was a waste disposal bin in the lateral transfer space at the time of research.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s)
    • The female toilets are located to the left of the bar as you enter.
    • The female toilets are 10m (32ft 10in) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s)
    • The male toilets are located to the left of the bar as you enter.
    • The male toilets are 8m (26ft 3in) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments
    • There was a waste disposal bin in the lateral transfer space at the time of research.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Comments
    • The photograph shows the ramped access to the main entrance.