ACCESS STATEMENT

This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs but aims to accurately describe the physical surroundings and services that are on offer at The Old Stores. Should you have further queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 

INTRODUCTION

The Old Stores is located on the corner of Arthur Street, adjacent to the Town Hall in Montgomery, and has two first floor guest rooms each having a private en-suite bathroom. Both bathrooms have a walk-in rain shower, one has a free-standing bath and the other a regular bath.

The Old Stores is a grade II listed building and parts of it date back to the 1700s, there are some period features which may make access difficult for some guests, notably (but not limited to) ten steps to the front door (each approximately 20cm high), polished oak staircase (14 steps each approximately 20cm high) and throughout the house original oak floorboards (uneven in some places).

The Old Stores is in the very heart of Montgomery, shops and amenities are a few steps away, and the castle can be reached by a short walk or by car (parking available).

We very much look forward to welcoming you. If you have any further queries please phone 07939 378844 or email hello@theoldstoresbnb.co.uk

 

CONNECTIONS

Car The Old Stores is located adjacent to the Town Hall on the corner of Arthur Street, there is ample on-street parking which is free.

The steps to the front door have railings on each side for assistance.

Rail There are connections at Welshpool, Newtown, Craven Arms and Shrewsbury. Taxis are available at Shrewsbury but are better booked in advance, we can do that if you wish.

Air Mid Wales airport is very conveniently located just a few minutes away by car.

Bus & Coach Montgomery has a number of local routes operating to Welshpool, Newtown, Shrewsbury and beyond, the bus stop is at the Town Hall.

Local taxis

 

CHILDREN

We regret that we have no extra beds for children.

 

PETS

We regret that The Old Stores is unable to welcome your pet.

 

GROUND FLOOR

Entry is gained through the front door (80cm wide), or via patio doors (53cm wide) from the courtyard over one small step (12cm high). From the hall, there is access to the study for registration (armchair seating available), and the dining room through bistro doors (60cm wide). The flooring is a mix of hard flooring (not smooth) and rugs.

FIRST FLOOR

Access to the two guest bedrooms and the drawing-room is gained by the main staircase which has 14 steps, each approximately 20 cm high and 102cm wide. The flooring is a mix of hard flooring and rugs and is well lit with overhead lighting and table lamps.

 

GUEST ROOMS

Our beds are made up with Egyptian cotton linen and man-made duvets and pillows. There are bedside tables with lamps, table and chairs, hanging space with shelving, a full-length mirror in each room. Wifi is available throughout the house.

The Trefaldwyn room has a private corridor entranceway which has a fitted carpet. ‘’The cubby’’ is accessed through a door (58cm wide and 155cm high) where the mini-fridge and tea and coffee making facilities are located.

There is a small flat-screen TV.

The bedroom flooring is a mix of hardwood and carpet, and the bathroom is hardwood.

The Super King size bed is accessible from both sides and can be converted into twin beds which are also accessible from both sides. It is of standard height and is 60cm from floor to top of the mattress.

The private en suite bathroom is accessed via a door (70cm wide), the toilet is 44cm in height, the sink is 86cm in height and the bath is 57 cm from floor to rim and has a 5cm wooden surround.

The walk-in shower is accessed by a door 72cm over a small 7cm step.

The Arthur room has oak floorboards and a rug, the bathroom has oak floorboards. 

The king-size bed is accessible from both sides and is 52cm in height from the floor to the top of the mattress.

The private en suite bathroom is accessed via a door 73cm wide, the toilet is 44cm in height, the sink is 82cm in height and the freestanding bath is 56cm from floor to rim.

The walk-in shower is accessed by a door 72cm over a small 7cm step.

 

HALL, STAIRS AND LANDINGS

All communal areas are lit with a combination of overhead lighting and lamps. The hall is flagstoned with rugs, the landing is floorboarded with rugs. The dining room is floor boarded with rugs. 

The Old Stores is fully centrally heated, and temperature may be adjusted in each guest room to suit individual preferences.

 

FIRE POLICY AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

Smoke detectors with audible alarms are located in close proximity to or within each guest room. Other smoke and heat detectors are located at strategic positions through the house. Fire extinguishers are located at strategic points. The assembly point is outside the library opposite the front door, the escape route is documented in the guest folder.

 

SMOKING POLICY

The Old Stores is entirely non-smoking. 

 

THE DRAWING ROOM

Located on the first floor the Drawing Room has a large window with views of Arthur Street and the square. It has oak floorboards and rugs and seating is a mixture of sofas and high backed chairs. The natural light is supplemented with a number of table lamps.

 

THE COURTYARD GARDEN

The Courtyard is east facing, and a mixture of paved and gravel areas with potted plants, Access is from the hallway through the patio door over an 8cm step. There are steps of 16cm, and 24cm within the courtyard area.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

There is an online guest folder with information on local NHS facilities, restaurants, pubs, cafes and takeaway facilities. We are able to cater for special dietary requirements given adequate advance notice. Please discuss this with us before you arrive. For guests in Arthur, we can store medications and perishable foods in our refrigerator for a limited time. There is a mini-fridge in Trefaldwyn.

 

CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT TIMES

Rooms will be ready at 4 pm, and check out is at 10.30 am

PRIVACY AND COOKIES

The Old Stores respects the privacy of all visitors to our website. We will not divulge, sell, pass on, or otherwise disseminate any data which you provide to us.
 

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As a visitor to our website, you may send us information via forms etc., and any information you do send us, we will need to collect and store.
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Where a business transaction is enacted, commercial records (by law) must be retained for up to seven years

 

Personal information
We maintain strict security standards and procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access to your data by anyone, including our staff. We do not make our customer list available to other companies. We do not give out any information about you, to anyone, except to complete your reservation transactions.
We will follow Welsh government guidelines with regard to your personal information and ‘Track and Test’.
If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact us
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CONTACT US

Tel: +44 (0)7939 37 88 44

The Old Stores, Montgomery, Powys, Wales SY15 6RA

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