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Access Statement for Studios at Glenthorne




We aim to cater for the needs of all visitors in our home-based self-contained serviced Studios. The following statement is a summary of our provision. If you have any specific questions please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help.


Pre – Arrival


  • There is a bus stop on the corner of St Marys Close (and opposite to return to the bus station) and there is a frequent bus service

  • The main train station is 5 minutes away by car

  • There is a local taxi service that has accessible taxis if required; we can make a booking for you.

  • We have a website –

  • You can contact us via telephone, text or email

Main telephone No: 01685 722205

Mobile: 07889 450165



Arrival & Car Parking Facilities


  • On arrival, there is free on-street parking

  • We can assist guests with luggage

  • Merthyr Tydfil town centre is a 15-minute walk from Studios at Glenthorne


Main Entrance and Reception


  • The front door has a step of 5cm high and the door width is 86 cm wide. We have a temporary ramp available if requested (let us know if you need this and we will provide on arrival)

  • The front door is always locked but there is a bell in the porch.

  • On entry into our home, there is a hallway 225 cm by 170 cms

  • The hallway is tiled.


Public Areas – General (Internal)


  • Corridors have a good colour contrast and are well lit

  • The flooring on the ground floor is tiled

  • The covering on stairs and upstairs corridors is short pile carpet

  • There are 16 stairs to the landing

  • The stairs are 19 cm high, 25 cm deep, 86 cm wide


Public Areas – WC


  • Studios are en-suite but no public WC  available




  • Breakfast is available in the Studio.

  • There are 2 steps 19 cm high 70 cm wide down from Studio 2 to the kitchen and bathroom areas

  • Furniture is flexible and can be moved on request

  • The table has under space of 76cm high by 60 cm wide  (one central leg)




  • There is a washing machine, clothes airer, iron and ironing board in the Studio




  • Not available but a shopping service can be arranged by discussion


Leisure Facilities


  • Not available



Outdoor Facilities


  • Not available


Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting, Clubs, Entertainment


  • Not Available




  • There are 2 studios on the first floor, Studio 2 'Myfanwy' and Studio 3 'Tudful' 


Studios Details


  • Door width to Studio is  74cm wide

  • Double bedded room

  • There is access to the bed from both sides

  • There is a fitted kitchen

  • There is an ensuite shower room 

  • Beds are 50 cms high

  • There is a TV with DVD and freeview

  • Fitted short pile carpet on the floor

  • Good contrast in décor




  • Door width 72 cm wide opening inwards (Studio 2 has two steps down to the kitchen)

  • Fitted kitchen with basin and taps, cupboards over and under, washing machine, fridge, microwave/convection oven/grill

  • Ample crockery and cutlery and cooking utensils





  • Door width 70 cm wide opening inwards

  • Shower cubicle edge/step is 6 cm high.


Grounds and Gardens


  • The front garden is enclosed and paved

  • Cyfarthfa Park is just 10 mins walk away with 156 acres of park land.








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