Access Statement

Introduction

The following statement is a summary of our provision. If you have any specific questions please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help.

Pre-Arrival

By Road: Exit M6 at Junction 32 (M55 Blackpool). End of M55 motorway be in right hand lane go straight over Roundabout onto Yeadon Way. First mini roundabout (garage) go straight on, 2nd mini roundabout turn right (Aldi on your left), 3rd mini roundabout turn left stay in left hand lane through lights, at the roundabout take 3rd exit onto Lytham Road. Take the 7th turn on the right (St Chads Road). The Arthington is located about half way up on right hand side.

By Rail:There are 2 main train stations in Blackpool:
Blackpool North: Situated off Talbot Road in the Town Centre and is the main station which is about 20-25 minutes walk from the accommodation (5 minutes by taxi).
Blackpool South: Situated just off Lytham Road and 10 min walk from the accommodation.

By Coach:There are 2 coach stations:
Central Car Park: which is about 15 minutes walk from the accommodation (5 minutes by taxi).
Lytham Road: which is about 5 minutes walk from the accommodation.

By Air: Nearest airport is Blackpool International which is 10-15 minutes away by taxi. There are also road and rail links available to both Manchester and Liverpool International Airports.

There is an abundance of local taxi services that have accessible taxis. If required, we can make a booking for you.

Brochures and menus can be provided in large print by prior arrangement
We have a basic website
You can contact us via phone or email (details below)

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

On Arrival at the property there are 2 door bells (ring either).
Although we do not have dedicated parking, parking is available on the street on a first come first served basis. Other options are:
Coach/Car Park located by the Blackpool Football Ground.
Secure car park can be reserved by phoning 01253 348651 (Fylde Coin Equipment), this is located just 10 mins walk away off the Lytham Road, if you are going to arrive after 5pm inform them and they will drop key and invoice at the hotel for you.
Car Park located on next street (Crystal Road, pay and display and directions given on arrival).

We can assist guests with luggage

Main Entrance & Reception

The front access has two steps, first is 13 cm high, second is 15 cm high.
The front door is always locked but we do have a two push bells at either side of the door.
The door is 81cm wide with a round wooden grab rail to the left
On entry into our home there is a hallway 1.2 (narrows to 75cm at fire door) by 6.6 metres

Public Areas - General (Internal)

Corridors have a good colour contrast and are well lit
The flooring on all corridors on the ground floor are carpet.
The covering on stairs and upstairs corridors is short pile carpet
The open plan Bar and Dining area is on the ground floor and have laminate flooring with the lounge area carpeted.
There are 11 stairs to a landing followed by a further 3 stairs one way to bedrooms 3, 4 and Bar toilet, and 4 stairs the other way to bedrooms 1 and 2. There are then a further 9 stairs to a landing followed by 6 stairs one way to rooms 5 and 6 and 5 stairs the other way to rooms 7 and 8
The stairs are 18cm high, 24cm deep, 85cm wide. Handrails are in situ on all stairs.

Public Areas - WC

All bedrooms are en suite with public WC (Guests only) available on first floor corridor next to room 3, but no public WC available
Restaurant / Dining Room Bar & Lounges
Breakfast is served in the breakfast room on the ground floor. Each room has own allocated table. There are no steps
Furniture is flexible and can be moved on request.
Childs high Chair can be provided upon request.
Menus can be provided in large print by prior arrangement
We play background music at breakfast and other times if requested.
Sky television including Sky Sports/ESPN and Movies are available in the bar area.
WiFi access is available free of charge throughout accommodation. Guests to provide own hardware (ie laptops).

Bedrooms

There are 8 bedrooms, four on the first floor (split level) and four on the second floor (split level).

First floor bedrooms

There is 1 double room, 1 family room (double bed and set of bunk beds (3 feet wide), 1 single, 1 premier (superking size bed). All door widths 76cm.

Double room: Room 4 - Double Divan Bed, carpeted, LCD TV with freeview, drawers and clothes hanging system, tea and coffee facilities, ensuite (shower, wc and hand basin), chair.

Family Room: Room 2 - Double divan bed, adult sized bunk beds, carpeted, LCD TV with freeview, drawers and clothes hanging system, tea and coffee facilities, ensuite, chair.

Single Room: Room 3 - 4ft divan bed, Carpeted, LCD TV with freeview, drawers and clothes hanging system, tea and coffee facilities, ensuite, chair.

Premier Room: Room 1 - Superking size bed (6ft), carpeted, LCD TV with freeview, wardrobe, drawers, tea and coffee facilities, ensuite, 2 chairs, chez lounge, bay window.

Second floor bedrooms:

There is 1 double room, 1 twin, 2 premier (king size bed). All door widths 76cm.

Double room: Room 6 - Double divan bed, carpeted, LCD TV with freeview, drawers and clothes hanging system, tea and coffee facilities, ensuite (shower, wc and hand basin), chair.

Twin Room: Room 5 - 2 adult sized (3ft) single beds, carpeted, LCD TV with freeview, drawers and clothes hanging system, tea and coffee facilities, ensuite, chair.

Premier Rooms: Room 7 and 8 - King size bed (5ft), carpeted, LCD TV with freeview, drawers and clothes hanging system, tea and coffee facilities, ensuite, 2 chairs.

Additional Information

We have a small enclosed seating area at front of accommodation (smoking permitted in this area)

As well as smoke detectors fitted in all bedrooms, rooms 3,4 and 7 have flashing light fire alarms fitted for hard of hearing.

Mobile phone reception is generally good

We are able to use the front and back doors in the need of evacuation. The fire alarm bell will ring continuously if evacuation is needed. If you require more assistance for evacuating please notify us on arrival and we will ensure you are evacuated safely e.g. hearing impairment.

We are happy to take delivery of hired equipment (please let us know if ordered-telephone number below for hirers)

We are a no smoking building (We have a small enclosed seating area at front of accommodation (smoking permitted in this area with cigarette bin provided)

Contact Information

Address: The Arthington, 24 St Chads Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 6BP.
Telephone: 01253 346436
Email: arthingtonhotel@btinternet.com
Website: www.arthingtonhotel.co.uk
Hours of operation: Hours flexible to business, the B&B is our home so occupied 24 hours.

Future Plans

We have a continuous refurbishment programme which includes the refurbishment of room 2 at end of 2013 (conversion from family into premier room.)

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone 01253 346436 or email arthingtonhotel@btinternet.com