Bills

2 Chequers Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 3XZ

01727 851 436

stalbans@bills-email.co.uk

bills-website.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 07/10/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 23:00.

  • Sunday 09:00 - 22:30.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is St Albans.

  • 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.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Chequers Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 154cm (5ft) wide.

  • There is not a second set of doors.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are not steps to access this area / service.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the restaurant.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • The following information is for the restaurant.

  • Full table service is available.

  • Some tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

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

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 77cm (2ft).

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

  • Menus are hand held and wall.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is British/Mediterranean.

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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 no additional signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 24m (26yd 9in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the restaurant.

  • 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 locking handle.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 209cm x 190cm (6ft 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 145cm (4ft).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted 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 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 49cm (19in).

  • 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 3").

  • 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 not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").

  • There is a sink.

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

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

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 94cm.

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

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the 1st floor.

  • The female and male toilets are 2m (2yd 7in) from the the stairs.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the first floor toilets.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

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