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Elephant and Castle Venue

Elephant and Castle Venue

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Conference Centre


Miss A Price

01686 626271


Broad Street,
SY16 2BQ


The Elephant and Castle Hotel is a privately owned hotel that has been completely refurbished to provide guests with high quality accommodation and function facilities for business or pleasure.

Located in the town centre the hotel stands on the banks of the River Severn. The riverside location offers beautiful views of the river, with the convenience of all local amenities also on the doorstep.

Newly developed conference facilities to the rear of the hotel comprise a Function room which can accommodate over 200 people, as well as the smaller St Mary's Suite which can comfortably seat up to 60 people. The hotel is licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies within these rooms.

Delegates: 200

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Smoking not allowed



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Map reference: SO 108917  Lat: 52.51586 Long: -3.31590

Free Parking is at the rear of the building for up to 40 cars, including disabled parking.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Newtown station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesWCs with handrails available
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
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