Access

Access Statement

Introduction
We are a double fronted Victorian property over 3 stories, originally 2 separate dwellings now combined. To access our accommodation levels there is a staircase from the street and an internal staircase from the bar & restaurant.

Pre-Arrival

Tel: 01253 346141
Fax: 01253 345243
E-mail: info@4starblackpool.co.uk
Website: www.4starblackpool.co.uk


Just a few yards to the seafront there is access to both buses & Trams
Going south to the Pleasure Beach (1.2 miles) and through to Lytham St Anne's (3.5 miles)
Going north to the town centre, tower, amusements, shopping, (0.8 miles)
Blackpool North Railway Station (1.4 miles)
Blackpool South Railway Station (0.3 miles)
Blackpool International Airport (2.2 miles)
Mobility Scooter / Wheelchair Hire 01253 408453
Taxis to the door ask at reception

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
There are several public car parks in the immediate vicinity, however these are some distance from the hotel for any persons with mobility problems. Outside the building there is a stretch of non-restricted road on the south kerb from Bolton Street to Lytham Road. There is also a short parking bay to the left of the building where Blue Badge Holders can park without restriction. Pay & Display, seafront parking.

Blackpool Parking Services can be contacted on 01253 476395

Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area
Main External Staircase to accommodation Levels (8 steps upward)
Main External Staircase to Reception, Bar, Restaurant (5 steps downward)
All external staircases have hand rails which meet the current legal requirements
Internal staircase from Reception, Bar, Restaurant to Upper Ground Lounges & Accommodation Levels (13 steps)
Internal staircase X 2 from upper ground floor to 1st Floor Accommodation (14 Steps, Landing 3 steps Top Landing)
All have handrails
Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc
Due to the structure, age, location, number of floors, we do not have Lifts, Ramps, or Travellators
Public Areas - Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc

We are a double fronted Victorian property over 3 stories, originally 2 separate dwellings now combined. To access our accommodation levels there is a staircase from the street and an internal staircase from the bar & restaurant. There are no baby changing facilities as we do not cater for small children; this is for the benefit of the majority of our Guests.

We do not have facilities for dogs

Public WCs
Standard WC is available for customers located Between the Bar and Restaurant Lobby is carpeted, cubicle is lino
Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Bar area, Take Away & Cafe

Bar
Lighting is uniform and is by overhead lighting with some spot lights
Flooring is of carpet and there is ample walk through space
Tables & Seating is of standard height

Restaurant
Lighting is uniform and is by overhead lighting with some spot lights
Flooring is of carpet and there is ample walk through space
Tables & Seating is of standard height
Menus are 14 Arial
The building is smoke free
We can cater for people with special dietary requirements
There is a standard WC located between the Bar & Restaurant

Outdoor Facilities
Patio Area to the front of the bar with a level concrete safety surface
Entry from the bar is level over a door step
Exit to the street is up 5 Steps

Additional Information
On hearing alarm sounders exit the building by nearest exit do not stop to collect luggage, coats, hand bags etc as this could delay your safe exit, do not run, assemble outside the Seaview hotel and await instruction from the fire officers. Do not re-enter the building under any circumstances until instructed to do so.
Staff are trained to be aware of peoples disabilities and to assist if possible to do so, some disabilities are not so obvious please feel free to inform staff on booking.
The building is smoke free
Most telephone networks are available from all areas of the hotel
WIFI is available free
We do not have facilities for dogs
We do not have interconnecting rooms, but do have adjoining rooms in their own corridor
We do not have fridges available for rooms, but we can store medications provided they are in suitable sealed containers

Staff are available to assist guests where it is appropriate to do so
Address: 5-7 St Chads Road Blackpool Lancashire FY1 6BP
Telephone: 01253 346141
Fax: 01253 345243
Minicom: Not Available
E-mail: info@4starblackpool.co.uk
Website: www.4starblackpool.co.uk
Grid reference: -3.0544 / 53.8027
Hours of operation: Open All Year

Emergency number: 999 or 112
Fire Police Ambulance Coastguard (Emergency calls only) Can be made free of charge from phone on upper ground lobby
Blackpool Nhs Walk-In Centre Telephone: 01253953953
Address: Whitegate Health Centre, 150 Whitegate Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 9ES
Website: http://www.bfwh.nhs.uk/hospitals/walk_in/
0845 4647 NHS Direct
Local carers: Carers Help line
0808 808 7777
Wednesday & Thursdays only
10am to 12 noon
2pm to 4pm
Local equipment hire companies: Mobility Scooter and wheelchair hire 01253 408453
Local public transport numbers:
Blackpool International Airport 0871 855 6868
Blackpool Transport Services 01253 473000
National Rail Services 0871 200 4950 text phone 0845 6050 600
Highways Agency 08457 50 40 30
Local accessible taxi numbers: Streamline Progress 01253 623353

Future Plans
No planned alterations to building at present
No planned changes to services and facilities at present
Forthcoming year we will be looking at purchasing Visual Vibrating Alarms

Contact Telephone and Email Address
We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve if you have any comments please phone 01253346141 or email info@4starblackpool.co.uk
Created: 2 April 2009 / Updated 1 March 2015