Radisson Blu Hotel

Broad Quay, Bristol BS1 4BY

0117 934 9500

info.bristol@radissonblu.com

www.radissonblu.com

Guide Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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Access Guide

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Bristol Temple Meads.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The hotel operates a valet parking system.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • The desk is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).

  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are low.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played within the reception area.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the reception and lifts.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 148cm (4ft 10in).

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are located leading to the reception and lifts.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are low.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The following information is for the bar.

  • The bar does serve food.

  • Full table service is available.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 33cm (1ft 1in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Menus are hand held and wall.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are available in large print.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

  • Full table service is available.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the lift on the first floor.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Menus are hand held only.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are available in large print.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is Fine Dining.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G to 17.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the rear of the foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G to 17.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is 27m (29yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 180cm (3ft 1in x 5ft 11in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • There are 176 rooms in total.

  • There are 0 standard ground floor rooms.

  • There are 167 standard rooms on other floors.

  • There are accessible ensuite facilities.

  • There is / are 9 room(s) which has / have accessible ensuite facilities.

  • There is / are 9 adjoining room(s) available for carers.

  • The accessible room viewed is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • This is by lift.

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

  • The room number or room name viewed was 607.

  • The width of the door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The height of the bed is 57cm (1ft 10in).

  • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 10cm (4in).

  • Light switches are within 120cm from floor level.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.

  • It is not a push button style alarm.

  • An adjoining room is available.

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

  • The width of the door to the ensuite is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door weight is light.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The dimensions of the accessible ensuite are 200cm x 230cm (6ft 7in x 7ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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 43cm (1ft 5in) 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 cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the sink is 76cm (2ft 6in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap for the sink.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available in the ensuite.

  • Disposal facilities are available.

  • There are mirrors.

  • There is a wheel in shower.

  • The shower head is adjustable.

  • The shower control type is lever.

  • The shower seat is flip down.

  • The flip down or fixed seat height is 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • There are handrails available.

  • 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 medium.

  • 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 good.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Some hotel rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.

  • The available auxiliary aid(s) is(are) flashing alarm(s), vibrating pillow(s) and Teletext/subtitles.

  • Flashing fire alarms are in rooms.

  • Vibrating fire alarms are available from reception.

  • The number of accessible rooms with wheel in showers is 9.

  • There are not standard rooms on the ground floor.

  • There are standard rooms on other floors.

  • The other floors can be accessed by lift.

  • Adjoining rooms are available.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is not a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from reception staff.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 220cm x 170cm (7ft 3in x 5ft 7in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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 an emergency alarm.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

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

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • 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 not a hand dryer.

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 108cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

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

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

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 85cm (2ft 9in).

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

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

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the first floor.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 190cm x 225cm (6ft 3in x 7ft 5in).

  • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 3in).

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • 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.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located ahead as you enter.

  • The female and male toilets are 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • An ambulant toilet cubicle with wall mounted grab rails is available.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are available in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • This service cannot be requested.