Yorkshire - Newby Hall & Gardens

Sat, 30th Dec 2006
Access - allocated spaces in car park for disabled adjacent to entrance pavilion on natural hard-core surface.
  • Wheelchairs are available on free loan and that we have both electric & manual.
  • Pathways are pea shingle gravel throughout the gardens. One shallow step to the house. Shallow ramped exit from the house.
  • All ground floor rooms accessible in wheelchairs, the ground floor contains the main rooms, e.g. entrance hall, library, tapestry room and statue gallery.
  • Five wheelchairs available for loan if required (best to reserve in advance), particularly for the gardens.
  • Free garden route map for wheelchair users available on request.
  • Other facilities - children's adventure garden comprising many slides, climbing frames, swings, sandpits, some of which are suitable for handicapped users.
  • Likewise miniature railway with sit-in carriages offers a 15-minute riverside trip through parts of the formal gardens.
  • Ramp access to self-service licensed garden restaurant. Also adjacent Grantham Room for pre-booked parties with waitress service.
  • Disabled lavatory adjacent to restaurant.

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    Lanarkshire - New Lanark World Heritage Site

    Sat, 9th Dec 2006
    Disabled Facilities and Special Concessions
  • Visitor Centre offers a wheelchair borrowing service
  • Disabled parking available outside Visitor Centre and Hotel
  • New Millennium Experience Ride has one specially adapted car to accept most wheelchairs (may not be suitable for large motorised chairs) and 5 cars with induction loop system
  • Robert Owens School is fully accessible to wheelchair users and visitors with mobility problems, with lift to all levels, ground level entrance, and induction loop system available in the theatre
  • Wheelchair access available into Robert Owens House, 1820s/1930s Stores (not suitable for large motorised wheelchairs), The Millworkers House(two low steps into building). Roll-a-Ramp is available for access to Millworkers House and Village Store.
  • Portable induction loop system available for guided tours
  • Disabled toilets available in Robert Owens School, Mill Pantry and Hotel
  • Essential carers accompanying wheelchair visitors receive a complimentary pass
  • Hotel has 5 fully equipped rooms for guests with mobility difficulties, and two lifts which go to all floors

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    Staffordshire - W.Moorcroft PLC

    Sat, 2nd Sep 2006
    W Moorcroft Plc is committed to ensuring equal access to our products for all members of the community and have implemented the following measures:
  • Ramp access to our Shop and Museum.
  • Disabled toilet with ramp.
  • Reserved parking - please notify in advance when booking Factory Tour.
  • Sign Language available for the Factory Tour.
  • Loop system available for the Factory Tour.
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