Croxteth Hall

Croxteth Hall Lane, Croxteth, Liverpool, Merseyside L12 0HB

0151 233 3020

croxtethcountrypark@liverpool.gov.uk

www.croxteth.co.uk

Guide Last Updated: 13/08/2015

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Access Guide

  • Monday 10:30 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 10:30 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:30 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:30 - 17:00.

  • Friday 10:30 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:30 - 17:00.

  • Sunday 10:30 - 17:00.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Lime Street.

  • Contact Merseytravel (www.merseytravel.gov.uk) for connection details.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • There are 11 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 600cm (11ft 6in x 19ft 8in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 40m (44yd) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

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

  • Accessible parking bays are available next to Croxteth Hall. Use the Conference entrance off Croxteth Hall Lane.

  • All other parking is accessed from Oak Lane.

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  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open (no doors).

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.

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  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.

  • There is a 3rd door which opens away from you and gives access to reception.

  • The width of the door opening is 78cm.

  • The 1st and 2nd doors are usually held open during opening hours.

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  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are light.

  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are light.

  • The door opening is 145cm (4ft 9in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 210cm (6ft 11in).

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • Lighting levels are low.

  • There is a farm and a cafe in the grounds of Croxteth Hall accessible via paths of varying gradients.

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Menus are not clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

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

  • There is a moderate ramp (width 120cm) for access to the courtyard outside the café.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not 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 bright.

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  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • There is a platform lift to access certain conference rooms on the ground floor.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the ground floor conference area.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 130cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 3in).

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

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • 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 for the sole use of disabled people.

  • The accessible toilet is 100m (109yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the back of the house, through the hall.

  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 235cm (5ft 11in x 7ft 9in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 93cm (3ft 1in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • 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 43cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a sink.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

  • There are baby changing facilities in the adapted toilet.

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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.

  • The accessible toilet is 50m (55yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in the courtyard of the Old Riding School Café.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 185cm x 245cm (6ft 1in x 8ft 0in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

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

  • There is a sink.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.

  • It is necessary to access the toilets via the café to avoid any steps.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located at the back of the house and to the right.

  • The female toilets are 105m (115yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located at the back of the house and to the right.

  • The male toilets are 100m (109yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located in the courtyard of the Old Riding School Café.

  • The female toilets are 50m (55yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located in the courtyard of the Old Riding School Café.

  • The male toilets are 50m (55yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • It is necessary to access the toilets via the café to avoid any steps.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is generally on duty.

  • Staff are trained to BSL level 2.

  • An audio trail is available in Croxeth Hall.

  • The photograph shows the ramp between the Old Riding School Café and the courtyard. Staff are trained to take TypeTalk calls.

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