Access Statement Ancient Briton

Ancient Briton Country Inn and Restaurant Access Statement

Introduction

This statement describes the facilities and procedures employed at the Ancient Briton Country Inn and Restaurant.  The text used in this statement is size 14 font.

Accessibility

The main building includes the bar, lounge, restaurant, toilets and first floor accommodation.

We have a large car park, the area adjacent to the pub has smooth tarmac and there are drop kerbs to go onto the pavement towards the front door and side door.  The car park is wide enough to take larger vehicles

The car park at the rear of the pub has a flat hardcore surface which comprises small stones and is not as smooth as our tarmac area.

There are three entrances/exits to the pub

The main entrance at the front of the pub has two steps 1 x 6cm high and the other 12cm high then a sill of 4cm, if needed there is a metal ramp that can be used, the pub has a double door entrance 140cm wide and a single door 84cm wide for access into the main lounge area.  Once in the lounge area the surface is flat and you can have access to our toilet facilities.  To enter the bar area from the lounge there is a single step 12cm high and to enter the restaurant there are two steps 1 x 17cm high and the other 12 cm high  again the access ramp can be used if needed.  Emergency exit in restaurant with 2 steps             1 x 14cm high the other 18cm high.

There is a side wide door 112 cm entrance from the car park which has a sill of 7cm high and then a small step 10cm down into the bar area.  To access toilets from the bar area you will need to descend one step which is 12cm high.

The back doorway is used as an exit only and requires people to ascend 4 steps 30cm high.

There is a toilet available on the ground floor which is suitable for guests with a disability.  Door width 84cm.

Ancient Briton staff are happy to provide guests assistance when entering or leaving the premises.

Guest Accommodation

We have four en-suite guest rooms on the first floor.  Accommodation on the first floor is via a stairway comprising 16 standard height carpeted steps with a turn after the first 4 steps.

As standard throughout; all rooms have an electric kettle, hair dryer, electric razor point and a television.  A refreshment tray is provided in each bedroom.

All beds have a duvet cover and two pillows; there are also spare pillows and blankets kept within the room.

Two of our en-suite bathrooms have a full bathroom with bath, (over bath shower), toilet and sink.

The other two en-suites have a shower, toilet and sink.

Emergency Procedures

Each floor and bedroom is fitted with an audible fire alarm.  The owners and staff of the Ancient Briton will ensure that all guests are evacuated in the event of a fire or any emergency requiring evacuation.  Emergency lighting is fitted on all floors.  Evacuation procedures are prominently displayed in each guest room and at various locations on the ground floor.  There is an emergency exit in the restaurant area which has 2 steps 1 x 14cm high and the other 18cm high going down onto a patio area.  The front door can also be used as an emergency exit.

Smoking Policy

The Ancient Briton operates a no smoking policy within the building – a smoking shelter has been provided in the garden area.

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