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Britannia Wigan Hotel

Almond Brook Road, Standish, Wigan, WN6 0SR
Tel: 0871 222 0026 Fax: 0871 222 7723

Britannia Wigan Hotel

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Entry to building and reception

Ramped access to automatic door. Induction loop provided. 
H1 V1 M3

Bedrooms/Bathrooms

Designated bedrooms/bathrooms on ground floor. (Room numbers 142 & 154)
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Restaurants and Bars

Level access to Restaurant. Lounge/table service for Bar. Carvery assistance offered by staff. Room service available.
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Conference Rooms

Conference rooms are all accesible, designated disabled toilets in seperate area.
H1 V1 M3

Health Club

Access only from within hotel, no separate changing area.
H1 V1 M2

Fire and Evacuation procedures

Braille procedures available. Staff to collect guests from room. Evacuation chairs available. 
H1 V1 M3

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Please read through our Access Statement below

Access Statement

Please find outlined below information we hope will ensure you enjoy your visit to the Britannia Hotel, regardless of whether your life is affected in some way by a medical condition, disability, impairment or specific learning difficulty.

Prior to your arrival

• Enquiries and reservations may be made by phone or email.
• Should you require a taxi to the hotel from Appley Bridge station (5 minute drive) or Manchester Airport (40 minute drive), taxis are readily available which are suitable for wheelchair users, if required.
• Directions to the hotel can be found on our website.

On arrival at the hotel

• There is a ramp at the side of the main entrance for all disabled guests.
• The Duty Manager is always on hand to help you with any luggage or general enquiries
• In this bar there are a number of steps, should you require service, the bar staff will provide table service.
• We do not have a valet car service

Reception Area

• The floor is carpeted throughout and is suitable for wheelchair users.
• Reception is all on one level.  The registration card will be placed on a clipboard for ease of use.
• The reception desk is fitted with a hearing loop.

Public areas

• Our corridors are well lit and carpeted throughout.
• Our residents bar is located off reception and on an upper level.  This area is carpeted and laminated.
• There are none magnetised doors, and do require you to open them.

Toilets

• A disabled toilet is situated on the ground floor.
• The fire alarm system has sirens in the public areas and flashing lights in the licensed areas.  Assistance is given if evacuation is necessary.

Restaurants and Bars

• Almonds Restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner is accessed by reception.  Almonds Restaurant operates as a carvery self service area for all meals, wheelchair users would not be able to access this facility.  The Restaurant Supervisor would explain the choices available and serve you at your table.
• Background music plays in the restaurant and bar areas.
• All areas are well lit.
• There is ample seating in this restaurant.

Accommodation

• A limited number of rooms are available on the ground floor which are accessed along the corridor.
• Two bathrooms are fitted with grab rails and pull cords only.  These bathrooms doors open outward for easy access.
• Bedrooms generally have limited space for wheelchair users.  Our suites are more spacious but these have limited door widths.

Conference & Banqueting Facilities

• Our main banqueting facility, the Brook Suite, has direct access from outside, which in turn has direct access to the disabled toilet facility.
• All of our meeting rooms are located off reception with direct access for wheelchair users.  We have 3 meeting rooms on level 2, and have no wheelchair access.
• Our medium sized function room has full access from reception.

Additional Information

• Guide dogs are welcome.
• On request medication can be left in our kitchen fridges overnight.

We have tried to be as accurate as possible and have included as much detail as we can in our Access Statement, however we welcome your feedback to continuously improve on the information we provided.  If you require further assistance, please call 01257 499988.