Access statements

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The Bull

Parking

There is currently parking for 7 vehicles in the rear courtyard accessed via Rating Row. However, please note, the car park will no longer be in use after 24th April, 2017.

The car park is well lit until 11pm.

Front entrance

The 110cm-wide main entrance door from Castle Street has a sloped floor. The internal door to the Main Foyer is 84cm wide and opens inwards.

Once in the Main Foyer there is level access to:

The Residents’ Lounge via an 84cm wide door

The Bar via an 87cm wide door

The Reception Desk

Entrances from courtyard

Side entrance
Access is via 75cm wide external door which is up a 9cm step and opens outwards, a further 77cm wide fire door, and a 127cm wide double door with magnetic closers. The floor slopes to Reception.

Rear entrance to Coach
Access to the rear Coach Foyer is via a 164cm wide door with a 4cm high step. The Coach is then accessed via an 84cm wide door.

Access to the rear Coach Foyer is via a 155cm wide door with a 3.5cm high step. The Coach is then access via an 84cm wide door.

Bedrooms

All rooms are en-suite and have kettles and remote control televisions.

Ground floor bedrooms
Access to both of the ground floor rooms is via 79cm wide bedroom doors

There is insufficient room to allow transfer space from wheelchair to WC and bed

First floor bedrooms
Access from to the first floor landing is via the main staircase of 14 steps with risers between 14cm and 18cm. There is a handrail along the left hand side

Rooms Captain Cuttle, Dr. Johnson and Blue Room are accessed via four steps with risers between 12cm and 13.5cm, and a 79cm wide fire door. Their door widths are 78cm, 79cm and 59 cm respectively

Rooms Mr. Pegotty, Uriah Heap, Mr. Stiggins and Tony Weller are accessed via six steps risers between 17.5cm and 20cm, and a 79cm wide fire door. Their door widths are 79cm, 79cm, 71cm and 71cm respectively

There is insufficient room to allow transfer space from wheelchair to WC and bed

Second floor bedrooms
Access is via a flight of 12 stairs with risers ranging from 16.5cm to 18.5cm, and a 79cm wide fire door. The door widths of Marchioness and Sairey Gamp are both 79cm

The General Mytton suite is up four further steps, with risers of 19cm; 18cm; 20cm and 13cm. The width of General Mytton’s door is 72cm. There is limited headroom above these steps

There is insufficient room to allow transfer space from wheelchair to WC and bed

Coach

Access to the Coach is through a 91cm door and up 3 slate-topped steps each with 16.5cm risers

The rear door of the Coach opens into the Coach Foyer where accessible toilets are located. The width of this door is 84cm

Access to the rear Coach Foyer is via a 164cm wide door with a 4cm high step

Menus can be provided in large print by prior arrangement or can be read to guests at their table

Tables are not fixed and can be moved to accommodate wheelchair users

Food is served on white plates on light oak tables

Breakfast is served in the Coach

Coach toilets
Accessible unisex toilets are located in the rear Coach Foyer. The door is 90cm wide and opens outwards

Gents and Womens toilets are also located in the rear Coach Foyer. Both door widths are 77cm and open outwards

Bar toilets
Access to the bar toilets is under a 74cm wide arched and sloped passage. The door to the toilet corridor is 59cm wide. There are 2 steps (15cm and 16.5cm) up to a landing from which access to the separate ladies and gents toilets is gained through 74cm wide doors

The inner door of ladies toilet is 58.5cm wide

The inner door of gents toilet is 59cm wide

Restaurant

Access to the Restaurant is via 21 steps with risers ranging in height from 14cm to 18cm, and a 79cm wide fire door

The Restaurant door is 76cm wide with limited headroom of 170cm, with a further two steps 17cm & 17.5cm high, beyond the door

Menus can be provided in large print by prior arrangement or can be read to guests upon arrival

Food is usually served on white plates on white tablecloths. Contrasting crockery can be provided by prior arrangement

Restaurant toilets
Restaurant toilets are located on the Restaurant corridor and are accessed through a 73cm wide door

The inner door of women’s toilet is 59 cm wide

The inner door of gent’s toilet is 58.5cm wide

Rear fire exit

The rear fire exit is accessed from both the first and second floors

From the second floor bedrooms
Access is down 2 steps, 16cm and 17cm high and 86cm wide and a further 2 steps 16cm and 16.5cm high and 79cm wide (located opposite the General Mytton suite)Beyond the steps, access into the fire escape is via a 79cm wide door

To walk down to ground floor, there are a set of 8 steps between 16-18cm high and 77cm wide, a further 4 steps between 16-18cm high and 73 cm wide, a further 7 steps between 17-19cm high and 83cm wide, a further 4 steps between 17-19cm high and 78cm wide and finally a further 5 steps between 17-19cm high and 86cm wide

Access to the courtyard is via 75cm wide external door which is down a 9cm step and opens outwards

From the first floor bedrooms
Access is through a 79cm wide door

To walk down to ground floor, there are a set 7 steps between 17-19cm high and 83cm wide, a further 4 steps between 17-19cm high and 78cm wide and finally a further 5 steps between 17-19cm high and 86cm wide

Access to the courtyard is via 75cm wide external door which is down a 9cm step and opens outward

The Townhouse

Building Access

Access to the Townhouse is through an 90cm wide front door or an 81cm wide rear door, both keycard operated from the outside.

Bedrooms

All rooms are en-suite and have kettles and remote control televisions.

Ground floor rooms
All rooms are by level access via 81cm wide fire doors and 81cm wide bedroom doors

First floor rooms
Access to the first floor is either via:

The passenger lift

12 Steps, each with 19.5cm risers. There is a handrail on the left of the stair case

Rooms Pearl, Ebony and Chocolate are by level access via 81cm wide fire doors and 81cm wide bedroom doors.

Rooms Indigo, Pistachio and Plum are accessed via 81cm wide fire doors, up a 10cm high step, and have 81cm wide bedroom doors.

Second floor
Access to the second floor is either via:

The passenger lift

12 Steps, each with 19.5cm risers. There is a handrail on the left of the stair case

All rooms are by level access via 81cm wide fire doors and 81cm wide bedroom doors.

Accessible room
The ground floor room, named Clementine, is accessed by a 81cm wide door and is fully accessible featuring:

Two separate bathrooms, one of which is a fully adapted wet room

Dedicated Parking

The accessible bathroom is accessed through a 78cm wide door. The toilet and shower seat measure 50cm from the floor and the sink 73cm.

The non-accessible room is accessed through a 71cm wide door. The toilet measures 45cm from the floor, bath 60cm and sink 86cm.

Passenger Lift

A passenger lift which serves all floors is accessed via a 90cm wide sliding door

The lift is 110cm wide and 140cm deep

There are handrails on the right side and rear of the lift