Access Statement      for 106,The Esplanade, Weymouth




Our self-catering flat is on the Ground floor of a Georgian building. There are 4 steps leading up to the front door, and another set of 3 steps within the flat. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do call. We look forward to welcoming you.



  • We have an informative pictorial website:

  • Bookings / enquiries can be made directly from the website via email or via telephone or by letter

  • The nearest bus stop for Dorchester or Portland is 50 metres from the entrance. Weymouth town centre  is less than 300 metres away

  • The nearest train station is less than 0.5 miles away; there are accessible taxis at the station

  • There are several public conveniences located at intervals along The Esplanade

  • This access statement is available on our website and in the lounge in the flat

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  •  There is a free permit available for on-street parking in close proximity to the rear of the flat

  • The entrance at the front has 4 steps – 15cm high, 30cm deep, 160cm wide.  It has a hand rail on the left and right (door hinged on the right).  The door is 98cm wide and 210cm high; the Yale keyhole lock is 130cm high

  • Temporary parking for unloading / loading on arrival / departure is 25 metres away from the entrance

Main Entrance & Reception

  •  Private front door

  • The entrance to the flat has red railings and a white door

  • The main entrance is the front door from The Esplanade.

  • The key for this door is issued to our guests on arrival

Public Areas – General (Internal)

  • N/A

Public Areas – WC

  • N/A

Inner door to Lounge / Dining Room

  • Door 75cm wide x 197cm high

  • Leading to……

Lounge / Dining Room – open plan

  •  Room Size 4.64m x 5.83m

  • Glass table (extendable) 1.2 metres long, 70cm wide and 75cm high; legs on each corner (leg height 75cm)

  • Chairs (moveable) – 4 chairs with leather padded seats and no arms. There are a further 4 chairs in the kitchen if needed

  • Flooring is short pile carpet

  • Furniture is moveable and all is non feather

  • 2 leather double sofas, one leather armchair; one sofa bed

  • Teletext TV provided with remote control (DVD & CD included)

  • Leading to……

Door to Hallway

  • Door 75cm wide x 198cm high

  • Flooring is carpet

  • Leading to……

Bedroom 1

  • Room size 4.35m x 3.77m

  • Door width 75cm x 194cm high

  • Double bed – 4ft 6in; 2 x singles 2ft 6in; 1 x single 3ft

  • Bed height from floor to top of mattress – Double bed 60cm; 2 x singles 45cm; 1 x single 55cm

  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided

  • Linen provided at no extra cost

  • Largest free space clear of door and furniture is 2 m x 2 m

  • Oak wooden flooring

  • The main room light has a switch at the door. There are three separate lamps available by each side of the bed


  • Size of hallway 7.3m long x 1.9m wide (narrowing to 92cm)

  • Halfway down hallway are three steps leading to the lower part of the flat

  • Three steps – 18cm high x 30cm deep x 84cm wide

  • Hand rail on right hand side of steps, 1m high

  • Leading to……

Shower room and WC

  • Room size 2m x 1.65m

  • Door width 70cm x 191cm high

  • Shower with 5cm high step-over (access not suitable for wheelchair)

  • Shower space is 70cm x 70cm x 180cm high

  • The height of the power shower unit is 178cm

  • The sink height is 81cm

  • Space available in shower room, free of doors and furniture is 1.10m x 1m

  • Toilet seat height 40cm

  • Flooring is non slip tiling

  • Good colour contrast between floor, walls and furniture

  • Space under wash basin is free

  • The room also has a wall mounted heated towel rail

Self-catering kitchen – off lower hallway

  • Room size 2.86m x 3.12m

  • Door width 60cm x 190cm high

  • Worktop 88cm

  • Oven door is drop down, height of lowest shelf is 45cm

  • Sink is 88cm high with cupboards underneath

  • Electric hob is 90cm high. Above hob is an extractor unit

  • A microwave is also available

  • Catering standard crockery is provided in the cupboards beneath the work surfaces. Glasses and cups etc are in the wall cupboard

  • Fridge with small freezer is under the work surface and the  highest shelf is 50cm

  • Gas boiler mounted on wall

  • Flooring is wooden parquet

  • At least 70cm free space between all furniture and work tops

  • Kitchen is lit with wall and spotlights

  • Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces

  • Leading to……

Rear hallway 

  • Door 65cm wide x 193cm high

  • One step up in hallway (10cm high, 75cm wide)

  • Leading to……

Bedroom 2

  • Room size 3.29m x 3.03m

  • Door 70cm wide x 195cm high

  • Double bed 4ft 6in; bed height from floor to top of mattress 60cm

  • Single bed 3ft; bed height from floor to top of mattress 57cm

  • Non feather duvets and pillows provided

  • Linen provided at no extra cost

  • Largest free space clear of door and furniture is 1.3m x 90cm

  • Flooring is carpet

  • The main room light has a switch at the door. There are two separate lamps available by each side of the bed

Second WC - off rear hallway

  • Room size 1.91m x 75cm

  • Sliding door, doorway 60cm wide x 190cm high

  • Toilet seat height 40cm

  • Height of sink 77cm

  • Free space under sink

  • Flooring is carpet

Rear Exit Fire Door

  • Rear door with a 6cm step-over

  • Fire door 74cm wide x 191cm

Grounds and Gardens

  • N/A

Additional Information

  • Information folder is provided in lounge with “places of interest” leaflets

  • Good mobile phone reception

  • Evacuation of flat is either via front door (98cm) or rear fire door (74cm wide), down metal stairway (6 steps, plateau, further 6 steps)

  • The flat is non smoking

  • No pets allowed


  • For 24 hour laundrette, turn left out of the flat, take 3rd turning on left into Lennox Street. Laundrette is at end of street


  • Turn right out of flat and right again into King Street. Shops include general stores, fish & chips, Indian and Chinese takeaways, etc.

Leisure / Outdoor facilities

  • The Tourist Information office is 300 metres along the seafront as you turn right out of the flat

Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting, Clubs, Entertainment

  • N/A

Contact Information

  • Booking address: KILDERKIN, The Old Malthouse, Nottington, WEYMOUTH, Dorset DT3 4BH

  • Telephone: 01305 813237

  • Email:

  • Website:

  • Hours of operation: Open all year - 24 hours

  • Local public transport numbers:

  • Bus - 01305 783645 

  • Train - 08457 48 49 50

  • Local Accessible Taxi - Bob’s Cars 01305 269500

  • Active Mobilty, Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth  01305 774422 (mobile 07825 601405)

Future Plans

  • Website to be updated by Summer 2008


We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve, if you have any comments please phone 01305 813237 or email: 

Alternatively, you can write to us at our booking address.

(January 2008)

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