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Telephone 01768 868714 Email info@bankhousepenrith.co.uk

Access Statement for Bank House Bed and Breakfast

Introduction

We aim to cater for the needs of all visitors in our home based 4 bedroom bed and breakfast. The following statement is a summary of our provision. If you have any specific questions please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help

Pre Arrival

The main train station is 15 minutes walk and 5 minutes by car. There is a local taxi service that has accessible taxis if required, I can send you a list of these or make a booking for you.

We have a website.

You can contact us via phone, text fax or email.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

There is parking outside the property on the road but a parking permit is required Monday to Sunday please ask on arrival or one can be sent ahead.

There is also parking behind the house, please arrange beforehand or on arrival.

The surface is level, flat and gravel.

We can assist guests with luggage.

The B and B is situated on a hill and the walk to the town is a maximum of 10 minutes.

Main Entrance and Reception

The front door has step3 steps each at 15cm then 150cm lead into another step at 7cm.

Front door is locked but there is a push bell to the right of the front door.

The door is 94cm wide

On entry to our home there is a large hallway. 

There is seating provided in the hallway.

There is carpet flooring in the hall way.

Public Areas

Corridors have a good colour contrast and there is good lighting available.

The flooring on all corridors on the ground floor stairs and upper landing is short piled carpet.

The breakfast room is on the ground floor on the left when entering the building and the floor is finished floorboards and rugs.

There are 13 stairs to a landing when there is seating available and a further stairs to the bedrooms.

The stairs are 18cm high and 28cm deep and 97cm wide.

Public Areas

Bedrooms are all ensuite but no public WC available.

 

Dining room

Breakfast is served in the breakfast room on the ground floor. There are no steps.

Furniture can be moved on request.

Tables have underspace of between 72cm and 78cm high by There are chairs with arms and without which can be moved to accommodate.

Menus are provided in large type on a yellow background to view in all rooms.

one set of Queens cutlery , knife, fork, dessert spoon and teaspoon each consist of : handle is basically cylindrical with a slight taper away from the cutlery end and smooth contours to assist with gripping.

Laundry

Available on request depending on how busy we are.

Ironing board available on request

Bedrooms

There are 3 bedrooms on the first floor.

Bedroom 1

There is a stair way of 13 step leading to a landing where seating can be found and a further 5 stairs to the first floor.

The stairs are 18cm high and 28cm deep, and 97cm wide

Door widths to the bedrooms are 78cm wide

Door widths to the en suites inside the bedroom are 72cm wide

There is a king size bed

At least 55cm routes within the bedroom e. g. around the double bed and to the side of the single bed. Allowing for left or right transfer on the double bed and left transfter on the single bed.

Beds are 56cm high.

Television and DVD with remote control.

One armchair and one upright chair are provided in the room.

The bedroom has fitted short pile carpet while the ensuite is a lino floor.

There is an ensuite shower room the shower is wide with a high step in.

Ensuite floor space is 210 x 130cm

The basin is flat fronted and has clear underspace it is 80cm high

The toilet is 42cm high

Shower tray of 120cm x 75cm

Good colour contrast of floors walls, fittings and fixtures.

Bedroom 2

There are 13 stairs to a landing where seating can be found and a further 5 stairs to the first floor.

The stairs are 18 cm high and 28cm deep, and 97cm wide

Door widths to the bedrooms are 78cm wide

Door widths to the en suites inside the bedroom are 72cm wide

This is a twin bedded room.

At least 45cm cm routes within the bedroom eg around the bed allowing for access from both sides of each bed.

There are two upright chairs without arms.

Television and DVD with remote control.

The bedroom has fitted short pile carpet while the ensuite is a lino floor.

There is an ensuite shower room the shower is 80cm x 114cm wide with a 20ch high step in.

Ensuite floor space is 226cm x 110cm

The basin has clear underspace it is 82cm high

The toilet is 41cm high

Good colour contrast of floors walls, fittings and fixtures

Bedroom 3

There are 13 stairs to a landing where seating can be found and a further stairs to the first floor.

The stairs are 18cm high and 28cm deep, and 97cm wide

Door widths to the bedrooms are78cm wide

There is a double bed with a space of 40cm between it and the wall and 120cm on the other side.

There are two upright chairs without arms.

Television and DVD with remote control.

The bedroom has fitted short pile carpet while the ensuite is a lino floor.

There is an ensuite shower room the shower is 120cm wide x 85cm wide with a 19cm high step in.

Ensuite floor space is 180cm 85cm

The basin is flat fronted and has clear underspace it is 78cm high

The toilet is 41cm high

Good colour contrast of floors walls, fittings and fixtures

Ensuite door is 72cm

Bedroom 4

There are 13 stairs to a landing where seating can be found and a further 4 stairs to the first floor.

The stairs are 18cm high and 28cm deep, and 97cm wide and the extra 4 stairs are 28cm deep and 110cm wide.

Door widths to the bedrooms are 83cm wide

There is a double bed with a space of 56cm between it and the wall and 68cm on the other side between it and a wardrobe.

There are two chairs one is upright with arms and the other is a low upholstered chair with arms.

Television and DVD with remote control.

The bedroom has fitted short pile carpet while the ensuite is a lino floor.

There is an ensuite shower room the shower is 122cm wide x 90cm wide with a 20cm high step in.

Ensuite floor space is 250cm x 118cm

The basin is flat fronted and has clear underspace it is 78cm high

The toilet is 41cm high

Good colour contrast of floors walls, fittings and fixtures

Ensuite door is 78cm

Grounds and Gardens

We have a large terraced garden available for guests to sit in.

Access to the garden is from the front of the house to the right.

There are two flights of steps to the bottom of the garden. The first steps are high wide deep. The second steps are high wide deep.

Additional Information

Mobile phone reception is generally good

We are able to use the front and back doors in the need of evacuation. If you require more assistance for evacuating please notify us on arrival and we will ensure you are evacuated safely e.g. hearing impairment. 

We are a no smoking building.

We supply a small fridge in the dining room which can be used for medication/food and we can put larger items in our main fridge on request. (not available 24 hours)

Contact Information

Address: Bank House Bed and Breakfast, Graham Street, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9LE

Telephone: 01768 868714

Fax: 01768 868714

E mail: sarah.hiscoke@btopenworld.com

Website: www.bankhousepenrith.co.uk

Hours of operation open all year round. The B and B is our home so occupied 24 hours Mainline telephone answere 8am to 10pm

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We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone 01768 868714 or e mail sarah.hiscoke@btopenworl.com