Accessibility Statement

Address of Property Assessed: Pots & Pans Cottage, Uppermill, OL3

Person Undertaking the Assessment: Cliff Lonsdale

Position: Owner

Date of Assessment: 1st February 2018 (updated 6th December 2020)


Pots & Pans Cottage is an eighteenth-century cottage located in a rural hamlet. Due to the nature of the building and the surrounding area, access is limited. The road leading to Pots & Pans Cottage is unadopted and is not sealed, this means that the road is uneven and there are potholes in places. This road also has no street lights so a torch is recommended after dark. The area directly leading to the cottage and outside the cottage is well lit.


The property, the garden and the upper floors within the property are all accessed by stairs

Access with steps

The main entrance to the cottage can only be reached by climbing four steps.

Due to the nature of the environment, no ramp access is possible.

Stairs are required to be used to access the upper floor (these stairs are steep).

–  Two double bedrooms

–  Two bathrooms (one of which is en-suite)

The garden is accessed up a stepped path

Getting there

The nearest train station is in Greenfield, approximately one mile away.


Free street parking is available close to the cottage 50 meters away, the road in between the parking place and the cottage is unadopted and not sealed it is thus uneven and in places there are potholes.


From the street to the entrance path there is a paved slope and four steps.

Main entrance

The main entrance does not have level access.

The main door is side hung, manual and normal size.


All bedrooms have windows fitted with child safety locks.

Bedrooms have ceiling lights, bedside lamps and natural daylight.

All bedrooms are non-smoking.

Getting around outside Garden

From the main entrance to the garden, there is a short stepped path.

Emergency evacuation procedures

There is one exit door to the property, located in the kitchen. This door is inward opening.

Due to the steep stairs within the property and stair access outside the property. People with physical disabilities that prevent them from climbing stairs will require assistance in the event that evacuation is necessary.

More Information

If you would like more detailed information about access to Pots & Pans Cottage please do not hesitate to contact me on

Created: 1 February 2018

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