Yeovil District Hospital

Location Details


Higher Kingston
BA21 4AT

Access in Detail

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  • Restaurant.
  • Self Service Counter.
  • Internal Door.
  • Self Service Food Counter.
  • Seating.
  • Circulation.
  • Lighting.
  • Surfaces.
What type of restaurant is this: Serving a wide range of hot meals and drinks
The restaurant is Self Service.
The self service counter is accessible.
Staff will assist visitors by carrying their food from the counter to the table.
Braille menus are not available.
Large print menus are available.
Menus with pictorial representation are not available.
Staff will offer to read the menu if required.
Highchairs are not available.
Booster seats are not available.
There is enough space for a wheelchair user to pass freely between tables.
A wheelchair user can sit at the table without having to transfer to a chair.
There is sufficient clearance under the table for a wheelchair user to sit comfortably.

Internal Door

There is a single door. Opens in.
The effective clear width of the door is at a minimum of 800mm.
The opening width of the door is 820mm.
There is adequate space alongside the leading edge for a wheelchair user to open the door while clear of door swing.
The threshold is level.
The doors and side panels have vision panels.
The door handles are easy to grip and operate.
The handles are not within reach of all users.
Handles may be high for some visitors at a height of 1120mm.
The door pressure is kept to a minimum on manually operated doors fitted with self-closing devices.
This door is locked open during Restaurant opening hours.

Self Service Food Counter

There is sufficient space in front of the counter for wheelchair users.
There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
There is adequate lighting to both sides of the counter and the lighting avoids silhouetting.
There are no induction loops available.
There is a chip and pin machine available.
The chip and pin machine can be moved for a wheelchair user or seated person to operate the system.


The seats that are provided are stable.
The seating may not suit all intended users as there are no armrests.
Seating is provided in a range of heights.
There is space for a wheelchair user to pull up alongside a seated companion.
There is space for an assistance dog to rest.

General Area

The clear widths are adequate.


The level of lighting is sufficient for the intended use.


The floor surface is suitable for the passage of wheelchair users.
The junctions between floor surfaces are correctly detailed and free from height variation.
The floor surfaces are slip resistant.

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