Armagh City Youth Hostel

39 Abbey Street, Armagh, County Armagh BT61 7DY

028 3751 1800

info@armaghyouthhostel.com

www.armagh.co.uk/place/armagh-city-youth-hostel

Guide Last Updated: 27/02/2017

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Access Guide

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Portadown.

  • The venue has seasonal opening times and please contact the venue for details of opening times.

  • The hostel is closed between 11:00 and 16:00 and ask guests to vacate the premises during these times.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • 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 slopes/ramps.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 176cm (5ft 9in) wide.

  • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.

  • One of the doors is locked leaving a gap of 88cm.

  • There is a key pad that can be used by guests dor access.

  • The key pad is 154 - 161cm in height.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading down to the entrance.

  • There is / are 8 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.

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  • The reception desk is 4m (4yd 14in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium in height.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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  • There are 18 rooms in total.

  • There are 0 standard ground floor rooms.

  • There are 17 standard rooms on other floors.

  • There are accessible ensuite facilities.

  • There is / are 1 room(s) which has / have accessible ensuite facilities.

  • There is / are 0 adjoining room(s) available for carers.

  • The accessible room viewed is 3m (3yd 11in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • No accessible rooms are located in a separate building from the main hotel.

  • The room number or room name viewed was Room 1.

  • The width of the door is 88cm (2ft).

  • The height of the bed is 55cm (21in).

  • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 29cm (11in).

  • Light switches are within 120cm from floor level.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.

  • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.

  • An adjoining room is not available.

  • Assistance dogs are welcomed to stay with guests in accessible rooms.

  • The width of the door to the ensuite is 86cm (2ft).

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is heavy.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The dimensions of the accessible ensuite are 170cm x 210cm (5ft x 6ft).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • The toilet seat is 46cm (18in) above floor level.

  • 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 in height.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the sink is 76cm (2ft).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a mixer tap for the sink.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm in the ensuite.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • There are mirrors.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • There is not a bath.

  • There is a wheel in shower.

  • The shower head is adjustable.

  • The shower control type is twist/turn.

  • The shower seat is flip down.

  • The flip down or fixed seat height is 47cm (18in).

  • There are handrails available.

  • There is Braille, tactile, and pictorial signage on or near the hotel door.

  • The colour contrast between the external hotel room door and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The colour contrast between the internal hotel room door and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between the external ensuite door and wall is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The colour contrast between the internal ensuite door and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the ensuite is good.

  • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.

  • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Some hotel rooms have no auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.

  • The hotel does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.

  • The number of accessible rooms with wheel in showers is 1.

  • There are not standard rooms on the ground floor.

  • There are standard rooms on other floors.

  • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.

  • There is not level access to standard rooms on other floors.

  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1-2.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is not a landing.

  • The lighting level is medium.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the recepton area.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G.

  • The lift is 6m (6yd 22in) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 87cm x 160cm (2ft x 5ft).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille, tactile, and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 6m (6yd 22in) from the platform lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the lower ground foor.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • 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 width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 230cm x 250cm (7ft x 8ft).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.

  • The lateral transfer space is 140cm (4ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 50cm (19in).

  • 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 3").

  • The hand dryer is 108cm (3ft) high.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The towel dispenser is 102cm (3ft) high.

  • 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 3").

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The unisex toilets are located in the reception area.

  • Unisex toilets are 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Additional standard toilets are located on the lower ground and first floors.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.