Tewitfield Marina

Accessibility guide

At Tewitfield Marina we want to provide an enjoyable experience to everyone and are committed to providing as much information about our current facilities and future plans as we can.

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Level Access

  • There is a low level desk in the Reception
  • There is level access to:
    • Ground floor apartments
    • Play park

Visual

  • Clear signage is used throughout the marina with pictograms where appropriate
  • The marina has motion activated lights with additional light on bollards and fence posts at night

Dementia

  • Clear signage is used throughout the marina with pictograms where appropriate
  • Familiarisation visits are available on request (subject to staff availability)

Autism

  • We offer contactless check-in so you can head straight to your accommodation with no ques or waiting around
  • We have a sensory story available
  • Familiarisation visits are available on request (subject to staff availability)
  • There is no background music in Reception

Hearing

  • We have a hearing loop in the Reception
  • Staff have disability awareness training
  • TVs have subtitles

General

  • Staff have disability awareness training
  • On call service available for emergencies
  • There are disabled parking bays in the car park
  • Assistance dogs are welcome in all areas
  • Getting Here

    Tewitfield Marina, Chapel Lane, Tewitfield, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1GP

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    Parking

    • Disabled parking is available in the main car park outside reception
    • Each accommodation has an allocated space for parking with ample room for unloading/manoeuvring.
  • Getting Around Outside

    Reception

    • The main path to reception is down four steps of uniform size with no handrail
    • There is also a small curb from the car park
  • Getting Around Inside

    The Marina

    • There is a wide flat brick surface around the marina 
    • Please note: there is no barrier around the marina, so please be careful when walking around

    Reception

    • The Reception’s main entrance is up three steps with level access
    • There is limited room inside for manoeuvre
    • There is a lowered desk
  • Customer Care Support

    Accessibility Equipment

    • We have a hearing loop in Reception
    • Shower chairs and grab rails are available on request that you will be required to fit yourself
    • Carers are available for hire at: www.barehallqualitycarers.co.uk

    Customer Care Support

    • Staff have disability awareness training
    • Staff are available 24 hours a day
    • Familiarisation visits and room videos are available if requested (subject to staff availability)
  • Accessibility Statement

    A full Accessibility Statement detailing exact measurements and photos can be found here.